Milton Keynes Theatre
Milton Keynes Theatre Creative Learning
Creative Learning at Milton Keynes Theatre aims to deliver a varied programme of theatrical events, projects, workshops and classes for all ages in our local community. From weekly classes, to show inspired workshops, events for schools plus our popular school holiday projects, we create experiences for everyone!
Schools and Community Groups
We offer a wide range of workshops giving an insight into a specific production or a theatrical skill, from directing to makeup and everything in between! Multiple workshops can be organised for larger groups and can be combined with a backstage tour and performance.
Here are just some suggestions of sessions we can deliver for schools:
• Workshops themed around any of our visiting productions
• Any GCSE/A Level set Texts
• Devised Theatre
• Shakespeare Made Simple (Shakespeare week 18-24 Mar)
• World Book Day sessions themed on popular children’s books (7 Mar)
• End of Term Days
• Technical Theatre/Production Support
• Internet Safety
• Career Days
• Behind the Scenes Days
• Pre/Post show talks and Q&A’s
Weekly Theatre Classes For All Ages
Running termly - Autumn, Spring and Summer
MKT Youth Theatre
If you are looking for an opportunity to learn about drama in a creative, fun and supportive environment, our Youth Theatre is for you! Areas we may explore during a term include Mask, Physical Theatre, Mime, Script work, Devising, Movement, Voice and much more…
Act 2 | 17.30 - 19.00 | (School years 4, 5 & 6)
Encore | 19.15 - 20.45 | (School years 11, 12 & 13)
Act 1 | 16.30 - 17.30 | (School years R, 1, 2 & 3)
Act 3 | 17.45 - 19.15 | (School years 7 & 8)
Act 4 | 19.30 - 21.00 | (School years 9 & 10
£85 per 10 week term (£75 for Act 1)
Each week we focus on exploring ‘show’ tricks such as popping, tutting, floor work and partner work alongside learning two full dance routines per term. It’s the perfect class for building confidence, making new friends, learning rhythm and style plus keeping fit in an expressive and individual way.
Thursday | 17.30 - 18.30pm | Ages 5 - 11
£75 per 10 week term
Our adult ballet classes combine the basics of ballet technique with the gracefulness of movement, creating a great workout class that will improve your fitness, posture and flexibility.
Beginners 18.00 - 19.00 | Ages 16+
£80 per 10 week term
Intermediate 19.00 - 20.30 | Ages 16+
£90 per 10 week term
Come and learn the basics behind tap dance in our fun and energetic mixed ability tap class, which is perfect for beginners. Or when you feel ready you can learn more advanced tap dance steps in our intermediate class.
Mixed Ability 15.30 - 16.30 | Ages 16+
Intermediate 17.30 - 18.30 | Ages 16+
£80 per 10 week term
Workshops and Courses
We offer a wide range of theatrical workshops, show related events, school holiday courses and backstage tours throughout the year for all ages, you will find these events nestled in with our shows - Click Here
MK’s Young Dancer of the year 2019 in partnership with MK Gallery
Calling all young dancers! After a major expansion project, MK Gallery will reopen in spring 2019. To celebrate, we’re working in partnership with MK Gallery looking for the city’s most exciting young dancers, choreographers and all round movers and shakers.
Competition theme: Transformation
To alter; to revamp; to revolutionise - these are just a few words that describe what it means to transform. MK Gallery is transforming and their appearance altering as they create new and exciting spaces for everyone to enjoy aiming to revolutionise perceptions of culture and the arts. We invite you to create a dance that shares with us what Transformation means to you.
To enter, please submit one digital video not exceeding 1 minute in length accompanied by a completed entry form. An electronic version of the entry form is available at www.mkgallery.org. The deadline for entry is Monday 25 February 2019.
To enter you must be Aged 7 – 19 years and living in Milton Keynes.
Contact Creative Learning
Schools & Community Groups
Please contact Creative Learning - [email protected]
For show bookings please contact our Group Sales Team - [email protected]
Weekly Theatre Classes
To register for a class please email [email protected]
Book online at www.atgtickets.com/miltonkeynes
Work In Theatre
In addition, we run a Work In Theatre course taking place at the start of the Summer holidays, designed to explore the options available to young people interested in a career in theatre. During the course, you will have the chance to gain hands-on experience in one of the region's most popular theatre, in areas such as Front of House, Box Office, Events Management, Backstage, some technical and the opportunity to participate in workshops such as Communication Skills, Theatre Marketing and Theatrical Make Up. The intention is to give you a broad understanding of the mechanisms of a receiving house theatre, the roles available within the industry and a taster of the reality of the roles in order for you to fully understand what goes on behind the scenes.
For more information on any of the above, please email [email protected]