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The Things We Wouldn’t Otherwise Find – Library Tour

The spirit of libraries past and present await the future, an addict makes amends, a girl finds inspiration and passion spills over the paperbacks. Two actors create ten extraordinary characters in Emma Adams’ gloriously funny and playfully provocative exploration of libraries in the age of the internet search engine. The Things We Wouldn’t Otherwise Find […]

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Youth Theatre: Discover Playing Together for 5 – 7 year olds

For 5 – 7 year olds who want to make new friends, stretch their imagination, and learn skills in telling and making stories using a range of creative play activities. This term we’re working with Leeds City Library to explore a range of LGBTQ stories. Saturdays 9.30am – 10.30am & 11.30am – 12.30pm 10 Nov […]

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Youth Theatre: Exploring Playing Together for 8 – 10 year olds

For 8-10 year olds who want to make new friends, stretch their imagination, build confidence and learn skills. This term the group will be exploring the things that make them and others feel happy through a range of drama activities that promote essential ensemble skills such as sharing creative ideas, taking risks and supporting others. […]

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Youth Theatre – Wigs, Hair & Make Up 14 – 19 years

Are you between 14-19 years of age and keen to learn about theatre wigs, hair and make-up with a professional artist? Come join us for a series of practical workshops at First Floor. Fridays 5pm – 6.30pm 16 November – 7 December (4 sessions) For more information please contact playhouseyouth@leedplayhouse.org.uk or call First Floor reception 0113 […]

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When We Were Brothers

LADS DON’T CRY. BUT WHAT IF YOU HAVE TO? WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE GOING TO EXPLODE. WHEN EVERYTHING’S CLOSING IN. AND YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW IF YOU CAN STAND IT ANYMORE. WHAT THEN? Danny and Tommo have been friends since they were 8 years old. Played, fought, had each other’s backs. Like brothers. Now […]

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Dinner 18:55 Auditions

JOIN OUR INTERGENERATIONAL COMPANY FOR A SPECIAL PRODUCTION IN THE POP-UP SEASON  Leeds Playhouse Creative Engagement team invites you to audition for new devised theatre piece Dinner 18:55. We are looking for a small ensemble of local people within two specific age brackets, young people aged 18 to 21 years and adults over the age […]

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The Day I Fell Into A Book

Welcome to The Institute.  We conduct experiments in to the power of imaginations.  We want to know what happens to your mind when you read.  We want to get inside your heads.  It is all perfectly safe. Trust us. The Day I Fell Into A Book is an immersive storytelling adventure for 8-12 year olds and […]

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Community Bootcamp Workshop

Join the Playhouse Communities team for a full day of fun theatre-based activities – from exercises that prompt discussion to learning some simple performance techniques. This day-long workshop is open to anyone aged 18+ who is interested in community performance. Meet new people, practice new skills and have fun!

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Make it Happen: File Your Tax Return on Time!

Back by popular demand, it’s our tax return extravaganza. Start the year as you mean to go on and get your tax return sorted on time and like a boss. We’ll bring in an independent accountant and we’ll create an open and supportive space where artists can get professional advice and have the whole daunting […]

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Make it Happen: Fight for Your Rights (and Licences)!

Have you found a book that would make a brilliant piece of theatre?  Our Literary Associate and rights-securing dynamo Jacqui Honess-Martin will give you a beginner’s guide to securing all the necessary rights and licences to perform existing plays or create a new adaption.

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Download BrochureThe Pop-Up Season
Autumn 18 / Spring 19
Download BrochureThe Pop-Up Season
Autumn 18 / Spring 19
Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital Partners
SOYO Moda
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors