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First Break 

Our hugely successful annual new writing festival, First Break, showcases emerging theatre companies and writers from the region.


Young People

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…


Teaching Theatre

The Coliseum enables young people to learn about all aspects of working in the theatre, and provides opportunities to  further education, training and employment.


Partnership Working

The Learning and Engagement Department works in Partnership with schools, colleges and other organisations to provide theatre skills to a wide range of people.

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Touring Theatre

The Coliseum’s Young Rep Company is made up of young people who have participated in activities at the Coliseum. They now take children’s shows produced to a professional standard on tour throughout the region.


Working With Schools

The Coliseum offers a creative and vibrant environment for learning, facilitating educational workshops for school groups and higher education, and offer Continuing Professional Development opportunities for teachers and students.

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Get In!

People aged 26 or under can see see their award-winning, nationally acclaimed theatre shows for just £7 a ticket.