Matilda School Resources
Inspired by Matilda The Musical, this online resource gives schools insights into the process of staging this award-winning musical. As well as teacher notes full of ideas for how to prepare your students for seeing the production, it also offers a programme of work which aims to give young people the inspiration, confidence and skills to develop their own writing.
To find out more visit matildaschoolresources.com
Workshops offer a great way of enhancing pupil understanding and experience when visiting the theatre. A selection of workshops are outlined below, however your preferred ticket agent or tour provider will be able to advise you on the workshops they offer which can be booked in correlation with your theatre tickets.
The Royal Shakespeare Company offers pre-show midweek matinee education workshops for primary and secondary schools during term time. The workshops are designed to introduce your students to the story of Matilda The Musical, the key characters and the creative process of bringing it to life on stage. Led by RSC practitioners these active 90 minute sessions can be tailored to meet the needs of students of all ages from 6 years old and upwards.
Education workshops are available on Wednesday mornings during term time from 10.30am – 12pm only and take place at the Cambridge Theatre.
Workshops cost £225 per session*. To book your workshop, email the Education Box Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01789 403434. This line is answered by a specialist Education team available from 8.30am-5pm, Monday to Friday during term time. Please note that emails and voicemail messages are only checked periodically during the school holidays.
*Discounts are available for RSC Education members – to find out more about becoming an RSC Education Member here.
Subject to availability. Minimum group size of 20 pupils and a maximum of 30 pupils per session.
A range of non-show specific workshops are available which can complement a class visit to the theatre. Focusing on a wide range of techniques, including playwriting, acting, dance and producing, workshops can be tailored towards the individual requirements of your class to enhance their theatre trip experience. For example, see: