We won the Excellence in Arts Education Award at the UK Theatre Awards in 2019 for our work with learners of all ages.
Whether you want to become a theatre maker or just get involved in our work, every single member of our team is trained to share their skills with anyone who wants to learn. We welcome schools, artists, children, young people, and all our visitors to get to know our theatre inside out.
We’re known for creating powerful, critically acclaimed theatre. But we also make sure we’re working directly with our community every step of the way. So come along and get inspired.
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University of Derby Courses at Derby Theatre
Work side by side with professional theatre makers on our undergraduate and masters courses.
You’ll get involved in artistic productions known for their quality and audience appeal, and discover the real impact theatre can have on society.View Courses
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