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We are offering schools free access to recordings of our productions of Mike Bartlett’s Albion, and Rebecca Frecknall’s production of The Duchess of Malfi.
Download a series of interviews with Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall in which she discusses her production of The Duchess of Malfi. These resources are designed for students studying GCSE and A-Level Drama, and those studying the play for A-Level English Literature.
An analysis of our 2018 production of Sophie Treadwell's Machinal designed to support teachers in preparing their A-Level Drama students for Component 3 of the Edexcel or Eduqas specifications. Resource written by Jordana Golbourn.
Resources are available alongside our Figures of Speech project offering an insight into the rhetorical and thematic content of each speech. These resources are ideal for teachers of English Language and Literature, History and Philosophy and Ethics. Resources written by Jayne Bailey with additional contributions from Jo Carey, Sarah Stallwood-Hall, Morgan Wrighton and Abi Falase.
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Over lockdown the Almeida Young Company set to work making a radio play about climate change. As Waters Rise is free to listen to and suitable for GCSE and A-Level Drama students as well as for use in PHSE, Sociology, Politics and Philosophy lessons.
It’s rising. I know that sounds…but it’s the truth. It’s getting higher. And I remember saying if the rain doesn’t stop...then...
The transcript of each episode is available to download alongside the audio.
As Waters Rise is accompanied by a set of learning resources written by Director Alex Brown and Schools Coordinator Alicia Mills. These resources have been designed to use with your students before, while and after they listen.
Gain exclusive insight into the creative process with in-depth discussions with leading artists. Episodes include actor Matt Smith (American Psycho, The Crown), Olivier Award-winning Associate Director of the Almeida Theatre Rebecca Frecknall (Summer and Smoke), and award-winning playwright Beth Steel (Wonderland). All podcast episodes are available online, on Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.
Insight Evenings take place during the preview period for each Almeida production. They are an opportunity for teachers to get a first look at the show and gather further insight into the directing and production process through Q&As with members of the creative team.
The Arts Award is a recognised qualification managed by Trinity College London in association with the Arts Council. The Award supports young people aged 5 to 25 to participate in and explore arts and culture.
The Almeida is an Arts Award Supporter. We run Bronze Arts Award and can provide opportunities to schools and organisations running other levels of Arts Award with their young people.
We're extremely grateful to the organisations and individuals listed below for their generous support of the Almeida Theatre's Participation programme, without whom these resources could not have been made available:
Chapman Charitable Trust
Simon & Caroline Clark
The Mildred Duveen Charitable Trust
Elm Capital Associates Ltd
The Golsoncott Foundation
The Don Hanson Charitable Foundation
Gregory Nasmyth and Samantha Rowe-Beddoe
Charles Skey Charitable Trust
The Steel Charitable Trust
The Taylor Family Foundation
Garfield Weston Foundation