In response to Covid-19 restrictions, the Citizens Learning team has adapted creatively. We continue to reach out to our Gorbals neighbours and extended family of participants across the city, particularly those who feel isolated at this time. See our full statement on Coronavirus.
Classes and regular groups
Karen Dunbar’s Spoken Word Club was another opportunity for our extended family of participants to come together online through a series of workshops.
In the community
Remaining connected to our communities has been a vital part of our work since the pandemic hit. The Learning Team continue to catch up with groups online, as well as making socially distant visits to individuals that are digitally excluded.
New projects and groups have also been developed in direct response to Covid-19 restrictions. Off The Page and In The Gorbals offers sociable online sessions for those living in the local community of the theatre and Through My Window uses creative activities to support women experiencing isolation. Most recently, we created an uplifting lockdown anthem called Just Imagine…
To support drama teachers under current Covid restrictions, our new pilot project of live workshops on Zoom offers teachers a practical insight into directing to develop tools to use immediately in the classroom.
We also have range of free educational resource packs, blogs and interviews created for teachers. You can also find out more about our educational projects, including how to watch The Macbeths from your school.
Support our work
At the Citizens Theatre, we believe that theatre and drama have the potential to transform people’s lives. As a registered Scottish charity we depend on donations, this is all the more important as we feel the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Donate now.