Online resources and activities
On 17th March, after government advice we made the decision to postpone all our face to face activities for at least 12 weeks. Since then we have been working behind the scenes developing plans to bring creativity directly into children's homes, connect with our most vulnerable participants and support our artistic and local community with meaningful creative opportunities.
Making creative connections with our participants
We are currently engaging with and sharing creative content with participants from our Louder Than Words and ActionSpeak groups - our Youth Theatre groups for young people with disability and additional needs. We want to ensure we are reaching those who we feel will be most hit by isolation and feel the impact of social distancing most.
In the coming weeks, when we would usually return with sessions in our studio, we will be working with our other Youth Theatre groups, providing online resources and supporting creativity in their homes.
Although many of our Youth Theatre resources are specially made for our existing participants, on this page we will share content that we are able to make more widely available.
Three Kings - activity packs
"Have you ever seen such a night as this? so many stars, so many stories, which one is yours?"
Our moving storytelling tale, Three Kings, for ages 5+ toured to schools, community venues and professional venues in Autumn 2018.
These activity packs contain ideas for activities based around Three Kings, but can certainly be enjoyed without having seen the production. The activites are aimed at those for aged 5-11 years old but can be adapted.
We would love to hear from you if you have any photos, videos or examples you would like to share with us.
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Three Kings - Behind the Scenes Films
Have you ever wondered how theatre designers work with actors and the creative team to create the world of the play?
How the musical director uses music to help tell the story of the show?
How the devising process works and what the different roles are inside a rehearsal room?
Our behind the scenes films will help answer all these questions and more. You can watch the full playlist on our YouTube playlist here, or watch a selection of them below:
Three Kings: Designing the World
Katie Sykes, our designer for Three Kings explains how theatre designers work with the actors and creative team to create the world of the play.
Three Kings: Making Music
Discover how Seamas, musical director of Three Kings, uses music to help tell the story of the show.
Three Kings: What's your Job?
Gain an insight into Travelling Light's devising process and the different roles inside a rehearsal room.
Louder Than Words and ActionSpeak Films
Our playlist of films by Louder Than Words and ActionSpeak provides a fascinating insight into the youth theatre activities we offer for young people with disabilities and additional needs.
Watch the films on our YouTube playlist here.
You can watch the latest film by Louder Than Words below:
The Mysterious Case of the Missing Voice
Watch our latest film by Louder Than Words, a drama group for young people aged 7-16 years with disabilities.