Plays and playgoing – Summer 2015

Tampa Theater 3Get involved in reading, exploring and discussing plays in performance this spring. We will look at background, themes, production and acting. At least two plays will be on locally and we may visit theatres a little further afield. Details of plays and trips will be given at first session; cost of tickets and travel extra.

Tutor – Hazel Salisbury
Fee – £52.00 (discounted £46.80) or Free
Venue – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Date – Monday 2:00pm – 3:30pm, 9 meetings from 12 January 2015

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Community Theatre: from drama games to performance – Spring 2015

Community Theatre JosephWe will explore drama as a way of presenting our heritage in a theatrical form to a community audience. Starting with exercises and games, students will create a short performance reflecting some aspect of the heritage of the City of Derby that will be presented to a public audience at the end of the course. Drama experience is not necessary; seasoned performers and newcomers welcome.

There will be two Saturday sessions o1 and 8 March – the second date is for performing the play for an audience.

Tutor – Julian Hanby
Fee – £88.55 (discounted £79.70) or Free
Venue – West End Community Centre, Mackworth Road, Derby, DE22 3BL
Date – Tuesday 7:00pm – 9:00pm, 9 meetings from 13 January 2015 (+ 2 Saturdays, 1 and 8 March)

Online enrolment is available from 1 December – go to