Barbican Backstage: RSC

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Students can spend the day backstage at the Barbican with the RSC's technical team where they will bring a moment of their own version of Julius Caesar to life on the Barbican's stages.

Spend a day backstage at the Barbican with the RSC's technical team as they prepare for the evening’s performance of Julius Caesar. The day will give students an insight into the technical process of staging a production, as well as the broad range of careers in the production process and wider theatre industry.

Students will work hands on with members of the lighting, stage management, sound and design teams on specific production tasks, and will bring a moment of their own version of Julius Caesar to life on the Barbican’s stages.

Booking

To book call the Groups department on 020 7382 7211 Mondays to Fridays 10am–5pm or email groups@barbican.org.uk

Cost per class of 30 students: 
East London based schools: £150; 
UK maintained schools: £300; 
Independent and international: £1,100.

Booking fees do not apply for group bookings.

Ticket includes access to a full day workshop and evening performance of Julius Caesar for each student and accompanying teacher/s (up to 30 students and up to 3 teachers- a ratio of 1 teacher to every 10 students).
 
Suitable for secondary school aged students in Years 9-13.

Tuesday 16 January, 10am–5pm, followed by a visit to the evening's performance of the RSC’s Julius Caesar.

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