Identity, equality awareness, anti-discrimination, cultural diversity
A one day professional development workshop using theatre games, exercises, role play and discussion to explore historical context, language and personal experience which defines our cultural attitudes on discrimination and equity. Led by Immediate Theatre’s Associate Director Tony Gouveia, who has worked internationally in this field.
Being There - mental health
Immediate Theatre has extensive experience of providing mental health awareness training to professionals including NHS, social services, youth service and teaching staff. We also provide a peer-led workshop on this subject Thoughts Allowed.
The session uses interactive and drama teaching methods to explore; mental wellbeing and resilience to increase understanding and coping strategies for staff. It is led by Immediate Theatre’s Artistic Director, Jo Carter. This two hour workshop can be delivered as a twilight session or as part of an INSET day.
Voice and Rhythm for Primary School Teachers
An uplifting session which builds confidence and team spirit. The session uses Caribbean playground games and songs to build confidence and provide teachers with new tools to use in the classroom.
Drama as a learning tool
Drama exercises and techniques to be used across the curriculum to engage pupils in learning through every subject. Sessions can be created for a particular subject such as drama techniques to teach science or history in secondary education or as a general tool for primary teachers across all subjects.
A plethora of age appropriate drama games for every occasion across the curriculum. Games to build social, communication and teamwork skills, games for focussing pupils, games to introduce and develop a new topic, to evaluate, to tell stories, to create historical or scientific simulations and the techniques to create games for specific subjects and projects.
Awareness of challenging circumstances.
Face Front and Immediate Theatre specialise in working with young people in challenging circumstances and can provide an INSET in:
- raising awareness around issues facing young people including domestic violence, disability, young carers and offending
- recognising young people in distress and different approaches to support
- information to signpost young people to further support
All our workshops and performances offer training options with background information and classroom activities for pre and post visit. Please call for further information.