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From Blank Page to Full Stage – A Practical Workshop for Secondary School Teachers

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Friday 2nd November, 2.30-4.30pm. £6 Join Traverse Associate Director Hamish Pirie for a practical whirlwind workshop of theatre-making. Over two hours you will explore writing, dramaturgy and staging techniques from the Traverse rehearsal room: all of which you can use in your classroom.

Write Here at Traverse Theatre

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Here at the Traverse we have recently launched our brand new festival of new writing, Write Here. From 16th -26th April we will be opening our doors and inviting audiences to come and see how we work to develop a play from the initial idea to full scale production including rehearsed readings of works in […]

Traverse Learning needs you!

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Here at Traverse Learning we want start a consultation about what we can do to improve our online resources. We want to learn as much as possible about who uses our website and Glow Group, and what more we can do to help schools. We’ve started by asking the following questions: Have you ever visited […]

Spotlight on: Careers in Theatre

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The Traverse was buzzing with pupils and teachers from nine Edinburgh schools yesterday. Attendees were treated to a workshop on careers in Front of House and Box Office at the Traverse as well as Technical Theatre and Directing at the Lyceum Theatre and Costume Design at the Festival Theatre. The event was massively oversubscribed with […]

Science in the Traverse Bar/Cafe

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Traverse Theatre and the Genomics Forum at the University of Edinburgh recently came together, to offer one playwright a residency, across the two organisations. Peter Arnott was awarded the residency. As part of the residency he is now writing a weekly blog click here to read it and will also be running a number of […]

Knives in Hens Schools Workshops

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To support the National Theatre of Scotland’s fantastic production of Knives in Hens by David Harrower¬†(at the Traverse from 7th – 11th June) NTS Learn and Traverse Learning are offering workshops for secondary school pupils and teachers. More information can be found here: To book tickets for Knives in Hens for your school please […]

Imaginate has landed!

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We are extremely pleased to welcome back the Bank of Scotland Imaginate Festival to the Traverse. There are loads of fantastic shows on here all week so we hope you’ve booked your tickets! If you are a teacher bringing a school group and you need any extra information like a copy of our risk assessment, […]