Teachers’ Evenings

Teachers’ 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.

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Classroom Resources

Each academic year the Almeida will highlight 3 productions that afford the most potential for your students’ learning and creative development. Each of these productions will be supported by a range of engaging digital and downloadable resources enabling you and your students to explore the making of the production in greater depth.

2016/17's highlighted productions are:
Oil by Ella Hickson
Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller in a new version created and directed by Robert Icke
Hamlet by William Shakespeare


Hamlet resources
Hamlet Synopsis  (↓ PDF)
Character List  (↓ PDF)
Exploring the Characters Workshop Exercise  (↓ PDF)
Shakespeare's Mirroring  (↓ PDF)

Mary Stuart resources
Mary Stuart synopsis  (↓ PDF)
Character list  (↓ PDF)
Mary's claim to the English throne  (↓ PDF)
Events leading up to Mary Stuart 

Research in rehearsals 

Oil resources
Character breakdown   (↓ PDF)
In the rehearsal room 
In conversation with writer Ella Hickson 
Interview with Lighting Designer Lucy Carter 
Interview with Video Designer Luke Halls