Our hugely successful annual new writing festival, First Break, showcases emerging theatre companies and writers from the region.
From acting to technical theatre, influencing the Board of Directors, and offering advice to young people looking for a career in the theatre, the Learning and Engagement Department have a range of activities for young people…
The Learning and Engagement Department offer regular activities for adults, such as Scripts and Scribbles, Full Circle and post-show discussions…
The Coliseum enables young people to learn about all aspects of working in the theatre, and provides opportunities to further education, training and employment.
We offer opportunities for community groups across Greater Manchester and beyond to take part in our Community Partnership Scheme.
Oldham Coliseum Theatre Studio is an intimate 50 seat space that’s available to artists at different stages of their careers. We want to support artists’ work and development and to build mutually beneficial working relationships.
The Coliseum offers a creative and vibrant environment for learning, facilitating educational workshops for school groups.
The Secondary Education Partnership Scheme aims to inspire students through cultural activity, where they learn and become immersed in a range of creative processes, by building knowledge and understanding in all aspects of producing theatre.
Further and Higher Education
We facilitate a number of partnerships with Further Education and Higher Education providers to offer rehearsal space, directorial visits, opportunities for rehearsed readings and masterclasses.
People aged 26 or under can see see their award-winning, nationally acclaimed theatre shows for just £7 a ticket.