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8 things to try at Norwich Theatre in 2022

New year, new you – or at least the saying goes.


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If you want to be a little more creative in 2022, why not try something new or reignite an old passion with us?

We have a range of activities and learning programmes for all ages to make 2022 the most creative one yet! If you are interested in dance, drama, visual art, technical theatre or producing, we have something for you that will help develop new skills and support your emotional wellbeing. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, our fun and friendly workshops delivered by professionals are perfect for everyone looking to take a step into a more creative world.

Music and Movement for Babies and Toddlers are creative movement sessions inspired by some of our shows designed for you and your little ones to have fun and move together, using a variety of music and multi-sensory props.

For budding young performers, our Young Theatre Makers Workshops gives children the opportunity to explore a variety of theatrical skills from acting to movement, using masks to making props. This is a wide-ranging programme designed to inspire young people to be creative and experiment with new things.

Any young adults thinking about going to drama school but are not sure where to start will be interested in The Night Before the Audition: Preparing for Drama School, a one day workshop. It will explore how to stand out and your individuality when auditioning. In addition, the workshop leaders will help you prepare for auditions and answer any questions you may have about drama schools.

If the opportunity to work alongside a professional animator and theatre-maker is something you have always wanted to experience, then our Projections and the Performer might be just for you. This workshop will see you enter a world of digital performance and explore the possibilities of performing and interacting with projections.

Do you have a voice of an angel you want to unleash? Our Singing Sessions, with its relaxed environment, is a great way to enjoy finding your voice and making new friends. The sessions are divided into six-week blocks focusing on different musical styles and themes.

Ballet for Over 50s is a supportive ballet class open to everyone over 50 regardless of experience and ability. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm and curiosity for the joyful world of dance. Our professional ballet practitioner will help you develop your confidence, strength, balance, and technique.

For the writers of the next stage hit, our Advanced Playwriting sessions will help you learn the tools and techniques to advance your skills and realise your playwriting ambition. This 10-week programme will deepen your understanding of the writing craft and what makes a good story.

Our Introduction to Acting is open to everyone, and you don’t need previous acting experience to take part. You will develop a variety of acting techniques, from improvisation to voice and physicality. During the 10-weeks, you will develop confidence, public speaking and communication skills.

So, what will you try in 2022?