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We're are delighted to offer a range of high-quality productions and experiences that appeal to schools and colleges, whether you are an Artsmark Gold school or are beginning your arts journey – Cast will have something brilliant for you and your school, or joining us for a festive treat with our Pantomime.

We offer discounted ticket prices to schools, often with a free teacher ticket for every 10 paid students, as well as access to company class and opportunities to meet the artists, workshops and educational resources. 

 

If you'd like to book for one of our productions at a school's rate please contact our Box Office Manager Adam Hogarty at group@castindoncaster.com

We can also provide in-depth educational resources and workshops linked to the curriculum, offering schools and teachers creative ways of exploring classroom subjects, enhancing student experience and developing young people’s creative skills. To discuss further, please contact Sarah Clough, Head of Participation on 01302 303 950 or by email to sarah@castindoncaster.com

Email your preferred key stages and / or subject interest to hello@castindoncaster.com to receive updates of offers for schools, workshops and shows with links to the curricula.

We've highlighted below some ideal productions that are complimetary to subjects including English Literature, Performing Arts, Drama and Theatre Studies, Dance and Music.

Key stage 2 and 3 / Local interest and history

Disgusting Doncaster! Friday 7 April, 10am and 1.30pm (also Saturday 8 April, 2.30pm and 7pm)
Discover the horrible history of our town - from revolting Romans to dastardly deeds in Donny market.   £10 (£8.50 concessions)*


Key stage 3 - 5 / Dance and Performing Arts
Critically acclaimed dance and physical theatre
ZfinMalta Dance Ensemble – Wed 1 February, 7.30pm £10 school tickets
2Faced Dance Company RUN – Tuesday 14 March, 7.30pm £10 school tickets
Mark Murphy’s V-TOL | Out of this World – Fri 28 April, 7.30pm £12 school tickets

Northern Ballet’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 May, 7.30pm
The World Première of a classic tale of friendship blossoming against the backdrop of the unthinkable events of World War II.  School tickets £10


Key stage 3 - 5 / Literature and Drama
Pilot Theatre’s The Machine Stops by EM Forster
Tuesday 21 – Wednesday 22 March, 7.45pm, Wed matinee 1.30pm
The dystopian masterpiece of a chilling prediction of our increasingly complex relationship with technology.  £12 (£10 concessions)* Education pack available here.

The Original Theatre Company's Invincible by Torben Bett's
Wednesday 8 - Friday 10 February, 7.30pm and Thu matinee 2.30pm
Smash-hit comedy about worlds colliding with hilarious consequences.
Suitable for: Key Stage 3 & 4 – English, Drama, Citizenship. Age Guidance: 12+ some sexual references. Moderate language
School tickets £10 and a free teacher alce for every 10 pupil tickets booked. Free workshop available for groups booking 25+ tickets. Education pack here.

The Woman in Black
Monday 8 – Saturday 13 May, 7.30pm, Wed & Thu matinee 1.30pm, Sat matinee 2.30pm
Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes alive in this West End hit. £18 (£16 concessions)* School tickets £14. Free teacher resource pack, online Scene director tool and workshops available


Key stage 3 - 5 / Dance, Performing Arts and English Literature
Metta Theatre’s Jungle Book
Wednesday 12 – Saturday 15 July, 7.30pm, Thu matinee 1.30pm, Sat matinee 2.30pm
Spectacular street-dance and breath-taking circus combine in this critically acclaimed adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale Ideal for KS3 - 5 studying English, Dance and Performing Arts Free Primary and Secondary School Education Packs £16. (£14 concessions)* Please sign up for updates on school ticket prices.

*An additional 50p per ticket, up to a maximum £5 per transaction, applies for non-school bookings

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