Royal Shakespeare Company - How to Make and Perform in a MusicalFrom Les Misérables to Matilda The Musical, and now The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company have a track record of creating hit musicals. For the first time we will take you behind the scenes to learn from its creative and technical teams.

Weekend One: How to Make a Musical
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February 2020

This weekend of practical workshops will look at the making process, skills and techniques of musical theatre. The weekend focuses on those making and leading a musical, looking at directing, musical direction, choreography, sound, design and writing musical theatre.

Weekend Two: How to Perform in a Musical
Saturday 29 Feb and Sunday 1 March 2020

This weekend of practical workshops takes you inside the rehearsal process to learn some of the skills, techniques and processes of professional musical theatre. The weekend focuses on performers, working with choreographers, directors, voice coaches and musical directors.

Each weekend ticket price also includes:

  • Lunch on both days
  • Ticket to The Play’s the Thing, our interactive exhibition
  • Backstage tour of our theatres
  • An opportunity to purchase a discounted ticket to see our acclaimed new musical The Boy in the Dress on the Saturday night.

Registration is from 9.30am at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
The weekend will finish at 5.30pm on Sunday.

All workshops take place in the rehearsal rooms as well as the Clore Learning Centre, The Other Place and onstage in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Price: £205 per weekend (does not include accommodation)

Participants must be aged 18+

Tickets are available by calling the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 33111 or in person at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Box Office. Early booking is recommended as places are limited.

Tickets are not currently available online.

All sessions are suitable for both those starting out and those with more experience. To help us tailor the sessions an enrolment form will be sent so you can tell us your previous experience and any areas you would like covered.