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Previous education projects at Citizens Theatre

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The Breadcrumb Trail - Summer School Projects

Citizens Learning 22 Jul 2013 to 27 Jul 2013

Scottish Ballet and Citizens Learning are running a week-long dance and drama residency for 6-8 year olds during the summer holidays. The participants will explore themes from Hansel & Gretel as well as outdoor activities that will culminate in an outdoor performance at the Hidden Gardens, Tramway.

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The Gorbals Vampire Projects

Citizens Learning August - October 2016

The Gorbals Vampire is a major new community production.

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The Rifles Projects

Citizens Learning 5 Nov 2015 to 8 Nov 2015

World War One never felt so close to home - a Lanarkshire love story intertwined with stories from the home front. Presented at Hamilton Town Hall by South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture in association with Citizens Theatre.

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15 Minute Shakespeare Projects

Citizens Learning 19 June 2013

The Citizens Theatre Society’s annual Glasgow Secondary Schools’ drama competition.

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Catalyst - Inspiring Art Ideas for Teachers Projects

Citizens Learning 25 April 2013

On 25 April, The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts is running an extremely special Professional Development training day for just 30 teachers working with P4-P7 children. The day, which focuses on Drama and Dance builds on the success of our very popular training day last year and we would love you to take part.

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Small Change 2013 Projects

Citizens Learning Spring-Summer 2013

Small Change returns for 2013. This successful project offers a series of four drama workshops aimed at Upper Primary pupils, exploring the practical and emotional consequences of managing and mismanaging money. 

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The Rainbow Project Projects

Citizens Learning Spring 2013

In partnership with Sense over Sectarianism we will be working in Spring 2013 with 150 pre-schoolers in Glasgow, using an exciting multi-artform approach to explore the importance of friendship, the meaning of community and what it means to be different.

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Open Access Training Days Projects

Citizens Learning February - June 2013

An inclusive training project - making the arts accessible to all.

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Gorbals Christmas Show Workshops Projects

Citizens Learning November - December 2012

Throughout November and December, in the lead up to this year’s Christmas Show, Sleeping Beauty; we will be working in local Gorbals Primary Schools to use drama to enhance the pupils’ visit to the Citz to see the show. 

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Dragonfly in Nurture Groups Projects

Citizens Learning October - November 2012

Citizens Learning has long been delivering our successful storytelling/story-acting project Dragonfly for pre-5 and lower primary children. We have piloted this initiative in two Glasgow City Council Nurture Groups with children who have been identified as having emotional or/and behavioural difficulties.

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Divided City in South Lanarkshire Projects

Citizens Learning

Following success in Glasgow, we are working with South Lanarkshire Culture and Leisure on a re-mounting of the musical stage version of Theresa Breslin’s book about racism and sectarianism. Funded by the Scottish government.

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AerialO Projects

Citizens Learning August - November 2012

Throughout the Autumn, Citizens Learning’s Louise Brown is supporting the work of Scottish Opera and Dirty Feet adult dance company on an exciting inclusive performance project.

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Take A Stand Projects

Citizens Learning August - November 2012

Citizens Learning has worked in partnership with the National Theatre of Scotland, Urbancroft and young women from the Gorbals Youth Café on a project to celebrate their lives, their experiences and the spirit of the Gorbals.

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Gorbals Youth Cafe Summer Project Projects

Citizens Learning Summer 2012

We are working in partnership with the Gorbals Youth Café to run a week’s summer project, based at the Citizens Theatre. 

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NTS Exchange 2012 - Young Co. Projects

Citizens Learning July 2012

In July 2012, Young Co. took part in a week-long residential theatre festival hosted by the National Theatre of Scotland. They joined Scottish and international youth theatre groups for a week of theatre-making, collaboration and fun.

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Giraffes Can’t Dance Projects

Citizens Learning

Working in partnership with Scottish Ballet, we delivered dance, drama and storytelling workshops for Glasgow primary schools - based around the hugely popular book “Giraffes Can’t Dance”.

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What Craig Did Next Projects

Citizens Learning March 2012

We returned to five of the schools who we worked with on Don’t Start Me! to explore the impact of the project and continue an exploration of criminal behaviour. In partnership with Strathclyde Police.

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Correct Change Projects

Citizens Learning 20 February - 23 March 2012

In partnership with East Lothian Arts and the Citizens Advice Bureau, we will be working with up to 270 P5 children in East Lothian primary schools in February-March 2012.  Classes will receive a series of 4 drama workshops exploring the practical and emotional consequences of managing and mis-managing money.

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Aladdin has a Waash at the Baths Projects

Citizens Learning 9 December 2011

The Citizens Theatre is working in partnership with Glasgow Life and the Govanhill Baths Community Trust to create a new look at the story of Aladdin.

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Drama & Music at Kelbourne & Parkview Projects

TAG Autumn 2011 to Easter 2012

We worked with staff and children at Kelbourne Park Primary school for young people with physical impairment and their neighbouring mainstream school, Parkview Primary. Sessions took place in both schools and the children developed their Drama and Music skills which, in turn, helped to build their confidence and communication skills. Most importantly, the sessions gave them the chance to make new friends.

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Beyond Macbeth Projects

TAG September 2011 - March 2012

The National Library of Scotland had an exhibition Beyond Macbeth, Shakespeare in Scottish Collections running from December 2011 to April 2012.  The Citizens ran a workshop programme at NLS and aimed at Primary 7s for a week from 12-16 March. 

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Dragonfly & Language Sandwich Projects

TAG Ongoing

Dragonfly & Language Sandwich was an early years storytelling and story acting project, which focussed on developing children’s listening and language skills and creating confident communicators. It was based on the ground-breaking work of the renowned early years practitioner, Vivian Gussin Paley.

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BA Community Arts Teaching Projects

Citizens Learning September - December 2011

The Citizens Learning team are teaching on the BA Community Arts course at the University of Strathclyde, leading the third year students for their Community Drama module. 

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SOS - Scarfed for Life Projects

TAG June - September 2011

A hard hitting 45 minute play based on the experiences of young people in Glasgow of discrimination and prejudice, for secondary school students.

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Dragonfly at Caledonia Language Unit Projects

TAG April - June 2011

Our pre-5 storytelling and story-acting project took a turn at Caledonia Language Unit in Baillieston. 

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Glow - Don’t Start Me! Projects

TAG November 2010-January 2011

TAG was chosen as one of only 10 arts organisations in Scotland to deliver a Co-Create project using Glow which is the world’s first national intranet for education, developed exclusively for Scotland’s educational community. The main purpose of Glow is to enhance the quality of learning and teaching in the classroom by fully supporting Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). 

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On the Rim of the World Projects

Citizens Learning Autumn 2010 - Spring 2011

Do you enjoy singing?

We’d like you to take part in an exciting new family opera at the Citizens Theatre in partnership with Scottish Opera. On the Rim of the World with music by Orlando Gough, written by Jehane Markham is an evocative family journey inspired by memories of childhood, sleep and the magical power of dreaming.

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Huge Bag of Worries Projects

TAG May 2010

During May 2010, TAG worked in 14 primary schools in the Southside of Glasgow to deliver the ‘Huge Bag of Worries’ project.

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The Red Shoes Projects

TAG 29 January 2010

An enchanting and energetic retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytale. For an invited audience.

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Detonate! Projects

TAG November - December 2009

Detonate! was a TAG project that explored the history of the British Dynamite Factory (also known as Nobel’s Explosives Company) in Ardeer, North Ayrshire.

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Fife Young Carers Residential Projects

TAG 19 - 22 October 2009

During autumn 2009, TAG worked with Arts and Theatres Trust Fife to bring drama activities to Fife Young Carers.

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The School on the Hill Literacy Project Projects

TAG Autumn 2009 - Summer 10

In Autumn 2009, TAG delivered a 6-week programme of emotional literacy workshops for P5, 6 and 7 pupils from Kirkfieldbank Primary School in South Lanarkshire.

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Dalbeattie 09 Projects

TAG Sept to Dec 2009

In Autumn 2009, a large team of theatre professionals from TAG worked with Dalbeattie High School in Dumfries and Galloway to produce their end of term school play.

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Conquer Not Divide Projects

TAG Sept 2009 to Mar 2010

Conquer Not Divide was an exciting new theatre devising project working with Sense Over Sectarianism.

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This View of Life Projects

TAG Sept - Nov 2009

An interactive, theatrical exploration of Charles Darwin’s evolutionary theory, in celebration of the scientist’s 200th birthday. Free to schools.

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