While we're all spending a bit more time at home, we've collected a few fun activities for drama loving theatre buffs aged 12 to 18 from our creative and cultural partners.
We've also put together some handy worksheets that you can download here:
Pass the Story and Story Starters by Handprint Theatre
Who likes telling stories? We do! Join our mischievous storytellers as they create a story quite out of the ordinary, taking our audiences on twists and turns until... well, we don't know what happens in the end, that is up to you! Storytelling for both deaf and hearing families as we ignite our imaginations to remind us all - you can find a story anywhere! If you would like to share your stories, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunar New Year Activities and World Stories
The Old Man vs The Monster
Written by Naomi Sumner Chan and Performed by Charlotte Chiew
Every New Years Eve a village in China is attacked by a terrible monster who lives in the sea. The villagers are beside themselves in terror, until one day an old man arrives and says he knows how to get rid of the monster once and for all!!
This brand-new retelling of The Legend of Nian, a traditional Chinese folk tale explaining the customs associated with Spring Festival/Chinese New Year.
Have a go at making beautiful Rangoli patterns!
Rangoli, an Indian artform, creates beautiful patterns, use our worksheets to discover how you can create this too.
Follow along and learn to make a Chinese dragon puppet and Chinese Lantern.
How to make a flying book!
Learn how to: Bollywood and Bhangra Dance
Mini Music Makers
Our weekly Mini Music Makers Classes have gone online! Click here to take part.
Story Makers at Home
Enjoy two lovely stories read by our Youth Theatre team. Click here to enjoy.
Our friends at Doncaster Community Arts have been busy creating great painting and drawing and making activities for you to do at home. Click here to take part.
This is an excellent post that Includes links to a wealth of free activities such as sofa singing, virtual museum tours and audible stories. Click here to have a look.
Little Angel Theatre
Little Angel may brought their magical puppet theatre online, including the wonderful home activities and stories online like I want my hat back. Click here to get creative at home.