Children and Young People
Youth Theatre (7-16’s)
Our FREE Youth Theatre sessions are up and running again on Wednesday evenings at Cockpit House, offering socially distanced drama workshops for children and young people.
Intermediates (11 - 13’s) 4.30pm to 6pm
Seniors (14 - 16’s) 6.30pm to 8pm.
Juniors (7-10’s) restarting in the New Year on Tuesdays 4.30-5.30pm.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to join the waiting list for places.
Young Actors Company (16-19’s)
Since 2015 Imaginarium Young Actors have been producing annual productions in partnership with the National Theatre Connections programme. With performances in local venues and at the NT Connections Regional Festival, this year we are staging A Series of Public Apologies (in response to an unfortunate incident in the school lavatories) by John Donnelly. Rehearsals begin in January, with performances in Knowsley, Liverpool and Manchester in spring 2021.
Contact email@example.com to book an audition.
Young Shakespeare Company (11-18’s)
2021 will see the launch of the Imaginarium Young Shakespeare Company in partnership with the Shakespeare North Playhouse. We are offering a new opportunity for young people aged 11-18 to work with Michael Corbidge, Royal Shakespeare Company Associate (and Imaginarium patron) and Imaginarium Youth Director Julie Ashurst, to bring to life Shakespeare’s most beloved pastoral comedies A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The production will be staged at Prescot Woodland Theatre and tour to Liverpool City Region parks and gardens summer 2021.
More details and audition dates will be released in the New Year. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest in auditioning.
Young Cultural Leaders (14-19’s)
As part of our commitment to developing opportunities for the young people of Knowsley, we are offering placements within the Imaginarium community, giving young people aged 14 to 19 a range of experience, working alongside our professional practitioners, supporting every aspect of productions, Youth Theatre and community engagement. YCLs will also work towards Silver and Gold Arts Awards, recognised qualifications from Trinity College London.
Contact email@example.com for more information and an application form.
Holiday Clubs in the Roundhouse
Imaginarium will be hosting a whole range of fun activities during school holidays in our brand new big top venue - the Imaginarium Roundhouse. There’ll be arts and crafts as well as dance, drama and music in the Roundhouse for children and young people every weekday during the school holidays from 10am to 3pm. Sign up for individual workshops or for a full day of activities. Look out for news of our Summer School too!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Arts Awards & Artsmark
As a registered Arts Award Centre we deliver high quality qualifications as part of our ongoing work in schools and within our own Children and Young People's programmes.
These recognised qualifications help young people to build and develop social and academic skills; whilst also having fun and building their confidence.
Imaginarium are also an schools' Artsmark partner. The Artsmark Partnership Programme is an Arts Council England endorsed network of arts and cultural organisations that understand the Artsmark criteria and can support schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey to embed arts and culture across the curriculum.