Your Move

Your Move

YOUR MOVE is an exciting drama programme designed for Newham secondary schools.

The 6-week programme will introduce Drama students to the principles of devising and working physically, culminating in an informal sharing of a devised piece at your school. The programme will be led by experienced theatre professionals and will include a trip to Stratford East to see Beautiful Thing.

WHAT? YOUR MOVE: Schools Devising & Physical Theatre Project
WHERE? At your school
WHEN? Beginning in October, with workshops running weekly for 6 weeks, plus a trip to the theatre on Thu 28 Sep or Tue 03 Oct
TIMINGS? Either during class time or after school, for between 90 mins to 2 hours
WHO? For between 12-20 Drama students, in Years 9-13


  • To enhance students’ understandings of devising and physical theatre, learning how to respond to a stimulus and create a devised piece.
  • To stretch the limits of students’ creativity and imagination.
  • To develop collaborative theatre-making skills, including researching, developing, refining and structuring ideas.
  • To offer students the opportunity to experience working as a ‘professional company’ in the rehearsal room.
  • To offer students, particularly those who are unfamiliar with working physically, the opportunity to develop creative confidence in this arena.
  • To inspire a continued interest in engaging in theatre and the creative industries.

When applying, teachers are encouraged to consider which students and/or year groups that would benefit the most from the project. We will work with teachers to ensure that the programme meets the needs of the students participating, and the school timetable.

Click here to apply. Applications close on Mon 05 Jun 2023 at 12pm, and we will be in touch to confirm successful places by Fri 09 Jun 2023.



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