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Greetings from Nottingham Playhouse,


As the summer holidays approach, we are excited to tell you about our four Summer Schools that your pupils are invited to attend at the start of August. Could you please circulate this information to your parents and guardians?


Free bursary places are available for all of our Summer Schools. If cost is likely to be a barrier to taking part, please fill in this form:



For 7-11 year olds, we have:



Shine Musical Theatre School (Juniors), Monday 2 – Friday 6 August


Come and join us for an intensive week of dancing, singing, and acting, exploring some of the greatest musicals ever! Participants will learn dance routines, songs and scenes from the musicals before sharing them in a showcase performance for an audience at the end of the week.


This summer school runs from 10:30am – 5pm each day and costs £150. You can find out more and book at:



Summer School: Drama (Juniors), Monday 9 – Friday 13 August


Inspired by our summer outdoor production of The Tempest, this unique summer school is an opportunity to spend a week led by industry professionals exploring Shakespeare’s brilliant plays. The intensive six days will conclude with a short performance of The Tempest for an audience.


This summer school runs 10:30am – 4pm each day and costs £150. You can find out more and book at:



For 12 – 16 year olds, we have:



Next Gen Summer Camp, Monday 2 – Friday 6 August


With a mix of music, dance, poetry, and filming with Nottingham-born practitioners who are experts within their fields, young people will get a first class experience in new and varied contemporary skills. The week includes DJ sessions, film and video editing, poetry, and sessions in dance.


This summer school runs from 10am – 3pm each day and costs £95. You can find out more and book at:



For 13-19 year olds, we have:



Summer School: TV and Film, Monday 2 – Thursday 5 August


Join award winning director Tim Bryn Smith for a fun introduction to screen acting, and explore the fundamental skills required for careers in film and television. This course harnesses the power of mobile phone camera technology and participants are invited to bring along their smart phones to unlock their full cinematic potential!


This summer school runs from 10am – 4pm each day and costs £95. You can find out more and book at:



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We look forward to seeing some of your students over summer!



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