Schools - Touring

Our school productions are specifically created to assist students with their academic study. We keep Shakespeare’s original language, but condense the story, so it can easily slot within the school timetable.

Each tour is targeted at a specific age-group and we can follow our performances Q&A sessions and  interactive workshops, allowing the students to further explore the language, characters and interpretations of the main themes.

Secondary School Tour

Our secondary school tours delivers a strong interpretation of the play to assist discussion, while displaying the dramatic impact of text in performance.

“As always the performers were a fantastic representation of GSC and their enthusiasm, passion and professionalism was clear for all to see .” Jamie Foster, Bishop David Brown School

Our cast comprises of four professional actors, who revel at the chance to engage with children and impart their unique knowledge and experience. The productions are cut, directed and designed by GSC’s professional team to the same standards as our main-house shows.


Primary School Tour

Our primary schools tour links the scenes through narration and involve the chidlren throughout.

“We absolutely love working with the GSC and, once again, the quality of the performances and workshops is unparalleled. It’s all the children can talk about.” Joe Bibby, Guildford Grove School

Thje audience are involved through soundscapes, slow motion fights and our Shakespeare puppet, 'Little Will'. The children are also invited on stage to take on characters like King Duncan and The Nurse.


Outreach

We regularly take our school tours to schools that wouldn’t normally be able to afford it. This is made possible through our partnerships with Delight Charity, The Geoff Herrington Foundation and Guildford Community Grants.

“It was the best performance we’ve ever had at the school and I’ve been a year 6 teacher for a long time!” Cathy Waters, Town Farm Primary School

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