& Workshops



As well as appealing to students following Performing Arts and humanities courses, our workshops take a cross curricular approach: for courses as diverse as: Geography, Citizenship, PSHE, General Studies, Politics and Communications. Accessible, exciting and challenging our workshop programme is perfect for younger audiences aged 14+. All workshops are accompanied by resource materials and suggestions for further action. To book or find out more say hallo@justjonestheatre.org.uk.

Building an Ensemble: An introduction to devising and developing character focusing on the creation of chorus characters. (Year 9 and above).

An introduction to Ibsen and Stanislavski: A practitioner based approach suitable for students following GCSE, BTEC, AS and A level courses in Performing Arts, Drama, Theatre Studies. (Year 10 and above).

Ibsen’s women: Ibsen wrote some of the most extraordinary roles for women – we take a look at Nora, Hedda, Petra, our version of Doctor Stockmann and the extraordinary women who brought them to our stages.

Insights into adaptation: A practical exploration of the creative process of adapting a classic through time, location and language – who, where, what and above all WHY? (Year 9 and above).

From intention to action: A  workshop for students who care about the future because they plan to live there. We know that not everyone likes acting so we have developed a workshop using discussion, coaching, action learning techniques and a small amount of role play to explore social responsibility. Our approach is non-judgemental; we empower young people to engage in public debate and we will feedback their responses to policy makers who have supported our research.

“it was invaluable and extremely rewarding experience for both audiences and participants to be able to watch and work with a professional cast and company of such quality.” Jo Loyn, Head of Drama, Saltash.net


“This project was extremely well placed to develop skills through practical exploration.  The students benefited enormously and their written essays reveal a deeper understanding.  The workshops were well-designed and inclusive and all students engaged fully with the ideas and exercises.” Gill Foster, London South Bank University


“At early research and development workshops, we observed how young people enjoyed grappling with the complexity and layering of the debates around ethical trading and environmental sustainability. Fired up by the theme, they were highly-motivated by the possibility of being part of the creative decision-making and influencing the outcome of the action. This analysis of a problem through creative means helped them make the connection between individual and collective social responsibility and to see how the democratic process of voting is connected to it.” Rebecca Manson Jones