Schools Programme

We are committed to working with schools and colleges in Newham and across London. We can offer a variety of packages and ticket offers for schools, colleges and universities.

Newham Schools - £9
East London Schools - £10
Outside East London Schools - £12.50

Call our Box Office to secure the best deal: 020 8534 0310 or email for more information.

We offer workshops to schools around our productions to enrich your students experience, knowledge and understanding of the show. Workshops can also support specific theatre techniques and styles. All of our workshops are delivered by experienced directors and creatives. We also provide workshops in technical theatre (stage management, lighting, sound and stage).

Stratford East is offering a work experience programme in February Half Term 2022 for students in Years 11-13 living in Newham and the surrounding boroughs in East London. The programme will offer students the opportunity to gain a hands-on introduction to life in a producing theatre.

WHAT? Work Experience Programme
WHEN? Mon 14 - Thu 17 Feb 2022
WHERE? Stratford East
WHO? Students in Years 11-13

Students will be supervised at all times by members of the Learning & Participation Team.

To apply for the programme, please complete this application form. There is a section at the end of the form for parents/carers to provide consent, as well as for a school representative to give consent.

We've created a series of resource packs, which include short filmed interviews with industry professionals that we hope your students will find useful to better understand the production process. You can download these free OFF STAGE resources below.

Understanding The Creative Team
This will help your students understand who is involved in making a production beyond those on stage. This resource looks at the Sound Designer, Lighting Designer, Stage Manager and Assistant Director. Download here or click the image below.
Understanding the Creative Team

Performing Monologues 
This will help students to prepare, rehearse and perform a monologue. Download here or click the image below.
Performing Monologues

Designing Monologues 
These exercises will help students explore the early stages of the design process. Download here or click the image below.
Designing Monologues

Stratford East is an Arts Award supporter. We can provide support for young people with their Arts Award qualifications.

Our offer supports schools at any stage of their Artsmark journey to support and complement their drama provision. Our high-quality programmes will offer rich cultural experiences and support students engagement with and understanding of the arts.

We offer a small number of opportunities for people aged 18 or over to gain professional experience within the theatre industry. These opportunities are offered at different points in the year with different departments. Most placements are a week to two weeks long. Placements will be listed here when available.


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