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 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

Summer 2019: Wed 1 May – Wed 10 Jul (excluding 29 May) – fully booked
Autumn 2019: Wed 18 Sep – Wed 4 Dec (excluding 23 & 30 Oct)
Spring 2020: Wed 15 Jan – Wed 1 Apr (excluding 19 & 26 Feb)

Pilot Session 55+ Dance Performance

Wed 17 Jul, 10:30am-12pm
Price: £5
Following the popularity and demand of our 55+ Dance classes, we are trialling an exciting new Performance Dance class focussing on developing skills for performance and improving fitness. This is a progression group; however you do not need to have attended the other dance class to join. The class will be led by experienced dance and movement practitioner Jo Petch.
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Pilot Session 55+ Drama

Wed 17 Jul, 12:30pm-2pm
Price: £5
Join us for this taster session which will give an introduction to exploring character, script and developing performance skills in a fun and relaxed environment. No previous experience is needed, just a love for drama. The class will be led by experienced practitioner Jo Petch.
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Readers’ Group

Time: Wednesdays, 11am – 12.30pm
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

BOOK HERE FOR SPRING 2020


Dance

Time: Wednesdays, 11am – 12.30pm
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.

BOOK HERE FOR AUTUMN 2019

BOOK HERE FOR SPRING 2020


Creative Writing

Time: Wednesdays, 1.30pm – 3pm
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

BOOK HERE FOR AUTUMN 2019

BOOK HERE FOR SPRING 2020


Mixed Media Art

Time: Wednesdays, 1.30pm – 3pm
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

BOOK HERE FOR AUTUMN 2019

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