55+

Nottingham Playhouse is pleased to offer creative courses for those aged 55 or over. We have courses in Creative Writing, Dance, Mixed-Media Art, Drama and our Reader’s group, all in a relaxed and social setting.

All courses run during term time and there are no sessions during school half terms. All Nottingham Playhouse courses are entry level, no experience necessary – all are welcome.

Course Dates

Autumn Term: Wed 18 Sept – Wed 4 Dec (excluding Wed 23 and Wed 30 October)


Readers’ Group

Time: Wednesdays, 10.30am – 12pm
Price: £70

A chance to explore some of the greatest plays ever written, in a friendly and sociable group. We’ll be looking at key scenes, delving into the lives of the characters and how the writer creates the setting and the plot.

BOOK HERE FOR AUTUMN 2019

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Dance

Time: Wednesdays, 10.30am – 12pm
Price: £70

This well established and popular contemporary dance class is ideal for dancers of any ability. The classes focus on taught exercises and repertory as well as creative and improvisatory elements, designed to keep bodies and minds active and engaged. These classes are taught by Karla Jones.

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Dance Performance

Time: Wednesdays, 12.30 – 2pm
Price: £70

A relaxed yet enjoyably challenging dance class designed to focus on skills development and performance. Sessions will be led with energy and fun, encouraging dancers to challenge themselves and to work towards sharings of their work.

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Creative Writing

Time: Wednesdays, 2.30pm – 4pm
Price: £70

We will write together, share our writing, talk about the writing process, read other writers, and generally have fun. No previous experience of writing is necessary so come along and have a go!
Led by Maggi Fazzini

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Drama

Time: Wednesdays, 2.30pm – 4pm
Price: £70

Learn new skills in acting, directing and exploring plays in a fun and supportive environment. Sessions will include vocal and movement work, character analysis, games and play, and the chance to create and perform in both scripted and devised scenes.

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Mixed Media Art

Time: Wednesdays, 12.30pm – 2pm
Price: £70

Come along and learn to master new techniques. Experience working with different materials and techniques including drawing, craft making, textiles. Let’s see what you can create.
Led by Sarah Manton

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BOOK HERE FOR SPRING 2020


Book for 55+ courses by clicking the link above or by calling Box Office on 0115 941 9419.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Participation Department at Nottingham Playhouse: participation@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

Bursaries

If you would love to be involved in 55+ but feel that you cannot meet the course fee, we have a small number of bursaries available for each group, where either all or some of the costs are met by the Playhouse.

If you would like to apply for a bursary please contact participation@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk