News Archive

Three School Consortium – January to April 2014
“Game On” delivered in is purist form.  Delivery of the programme with three Academies in Stoke-on-Trent – Haywood Academy, Birches Head Academy and Sandon Academy delivered over three phases to enable the work to be explored in depth concluding with a creative phase where a group of young people from each of the schools created a Radio Play which gave voice to all that they had learnt throughout the “Game On” programme.

West Midlands Police and PREVENT HE/FE Delivery – April 2014
“Game On” was delivered to 120 F.E. Students from across West Midlands in a day of dramatic technique, discussion and creativity exploring the issues connected to Extremist Organisations that can operate in our communities.  Working in partnership with the Lead for PREVENT delivery in FE and HE using a new DVD Resource entitled “Pathways”.

St. Mark’s Primary CE School, Stoke-on-Trent – December 2013
A three month project exploring cohesion and racism in our communities and how these issues can affect children growing up in an inner city area – the children were from Year 5 and Year 6.  The children after participating in the workshops a group representing years 5 and 6 came together for an intensive week of creating a piece of theatre for performance to co-students, parents, teachers and guests.

Newcastle-under-Lyme College – November 2013 and March 2014
Delivery of “Game On” workshops exploring using the PREVENT Agenda and Equalities Agenda interactive workshops with students attending a variety of courses – ages 16 – 19.

PHSE and ECM Days
Practitioners from Reveal continue to deliver one-off days drama workshops connected to a variety of issues and subjects for schools in Staffordshire.

“Beauty and The Beast” – Pantomine The Rugeley Rose Theatre, Staffordshire – December 2013
Reveal Theatre were commissioned by Rugeley Town Council to produce in December 2013 a traditional pantomime “Beauty and the Beast”.  The Pantomime in true panto tradition included song, dance, drama and comedy.  The Rugeley Rose Theatre delighted audiences have invited Reveal Theatre to produce the Pantomime “Aladdin” in December 2014 for the Rugeley and surrounding areas there will be morning, afternoon and evening performances.

Keele University – PGCE Department
Reveal Practitioners continue to deliver work supporting new trainee teachers in Voice and Presence workshops plus workshops supporting their innovative work with trainee teachers beginning work in Special Schools in Staffordshire.

2010 Highlights

Two Touring Productions:
SILENT ANGER, a documentary performance piece combating extremism
KING MACBETH, by Deborah McAndrew, a new play examining the life of the Real Scottish King.

The Establishment of Elite Theatre Company
Elite, based in Newcastle and Leek, is a new disability arts organisation which undertook a twelve week pilot project and will relaunch in 2011.

Game On continues to grow
Game On, our workshop based community  initiative worked across Stoke on Trent. This has been joined in South Staffordshire by the Silent Anger workshop Programme. Expansion continues into 2011…

We worked in Longton High across 2010 culminating in leading a celebratory week as the school closed its doors and merged with Sandon High School.

Reveal was Theatre Company in Residence throughout 2010 working with all PGCE curriculum areas examining Creativity as well as delivering Voice workshops to schools and the Careers Department and creating a piece of site specific theatre for Arran

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Sondheim musical – Into The Woods
Reveal will present Stephen Sondheim’s musical ‘Into the Woods’ (27 – 30 June 2007, Stoke Repertory Theatre). From the creator of Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along and Gypsy comes this musical fairy tale.

Under Wraps
February 22 nd 2007 sees Reveal’s first ‘scratch’ night of new work. Held at Queens Theatre Burslem, the event brings sections of new writing and rehearsed readings (complemented with live music) from across North Staffordshire and the West Midlands.

Creative Partnerships
This autumn will see Reveal working once more with Creative Partnerships delivering INSET training on CAT (Cognitive Abilities Testing) and kinaesthetic learning in schools.

HMI Inspectors praised Reveal’s workshops for their high standards and levels of engagement at a recent OFSTED visit ( Thistley Hough High School, July 2006).

Between May and November 2006 Reveal delivered:

Social Interaction Workshops at Chaigely EBD School, Warrington
Relationship Workshops at Endon High School, Stoke on Trent
Acting and Murder Mystery Playwrighting workshops at Malbank School, Nantwich.
Self esteem, self image and confidence residency at Friesland School, Nottingham
Slapstick, Stage Combat and Commedia workshops on the Wirral
WWII Workshops at Thistley Hough High School, Stoke
‘The Merchant of Venice’ workshop in Barnsley

Visit our Workshops for more details and how to book. Reasonable costs led by experienced CRB checked practitioners.

SATs 2007
The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing and Richard III are the texts for the Year 9 SATs exams 2007. Many slots are already sold out following our immensely successful tour in 2006.

You can find out more about our SATs workshops and other schools workshops by visiting the workshops link on the left.