Children and young people's theatre
Halo to History MonthTo mark Black History Month 2022, Manchester Contact artistic director Keisha Thompson is to direct Contact Young Company.
First Encounters for RSC cast in Twelfth NightThe Royal Shakespeare Company has revealed the cast for its First Encounters with Shakespeare production of Twelfth Night which will tour England in autumn 2022.
Breaking Bard!As You Write It is a collaboration between Shakespeare North Playhouse and BBC’s The One Show that showcases the work of talented young playwrights.
Two Christmas shows at Birmingham RepBirmingham Rep is to stage a new production for three- to six-year-olds at Christmas 2022, Jack and the Magic Beanstalk.
Behind the scenes at EpsteinLiverpool’s Epstein Theatre is introducing theatre tours and workshops.
New Vic gets grant for community outreachStaffordshire’s New Vic Theatre is to receive up to £480,000 over four years for its Borderlines programmes from the Denise Coates Foundation.
RSC production to focus on climate changeThe Royal Shakespeare Company’s 'First Encounters with Shakespeare' Twelfth Night in schools and theatres across the country will focus on “the climate crisis”.
£2.3m Theatre Porto for CheshireOn August 10, the doors of the new theatre and cultural centre in Whitby Park, Ellesmere Port open after a £2.8m development.
Vacancy for Birmingham executive directorA Birmingham theatre-in-education company wants to appoint a “dynamic and visionary” executive director to steer it through its “ambitious” plans for growth.
Octagon role in summer funBolton Octagon Theatre and the town’s Libraries and Museums are to give young people aged 11–16 who receive free school meals the opportunity to get creative.
Sarah & Duck for SalfordThe BAFTA-winning CBeebies series Sarah & Duck’s Big Top Birthday comes to The Lowry, Salford.
“Important” issues highlighted in Derby festivalYoung people will “reimagine” Derby in a two-day festival that highlights well-being and sustainability through theatre, dance and more.
Guided Gob walk in ManchesterContact Young Company has teamed up with Gob Squad to create outdoor show While We Were Waiting… Something Changed.
Truck full of summer funHull Truck Theatre is presenting a summer programme of holiday activities for all ages.
Mayor of London opens Talent HouseMayor of London Sadiq Khan has opened the Talent House, a new creative hub from East London Dance and national youth music organisation UD.
Sadler's Wells East topping outLondon’s Deputy Mayor for Culture announced a participation opportunity for young east Londoners at the Sadler’s Wells East topping out ceremony.
Climate Home & Festival of Action and ResistanceLewisham is putting the voices of young people at the centre of climate justice, with a new creative space designed, built and led by young people from South London.
Youth gets to Speak UpYoung people across Greater Manchester are to take part in National Theatre’s Speak Up Programme.
Borrowed opportunity for youngstersTheatre by the Lake in Keswick is looking for performers aged 11–14 to take part in The Borrowers.
1,000 young people demand climate action through music and danceTrinity Laban's Hope 4 Justice is part of We Are Lewisham, the Mayor’s London Borough of Culture 2022.
Birmingham festival aims to have no outsidersAn “inclusive festival of creative chaos for 2- to 11-year-olds and their grown-ups”, No Outsiders, an LGBTQ+ festival, is to be held in Birmingham.
Octagon hunting for book thievesThe Octagon in Bolton will be casting four young people to share the roles of Liesel and Rudy in the upcoming production of The Book Thief.
Animal life for studentsBlackpool’s Grand Theatre has been commissioned by Children’s Theatre Partnership to develop and lead a national creative learning programme linked to George Orwell’s Animal Farm.
Monkey's Merseyside tourA popular children’s book which teaches youngsters to love themselves, has been turned into a live musical.
Dance towards your futureThe Lowry Centre for Advanced Training in Dance has announced dates for its next two open days.
Northampton to adapt Judith Kerr’s Mog storiesNorthampton Royal and Derngate’s resident company The Wardrobe Ensemble is to adapt Judith Kerr’s stories of Mog the Forgetful Cat.
Online show inspired by real life Sea GirlEast Midlands-based Carbon Theatre has produced “interactive, choose-your-own-adventure experience”, Sea Girl.
The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
Catherine Schreiber, Elliott and Harper Productions
Gillian Lynne Theatre