Categories - education and outreach
Posted on 15 April 2013
"The theatre is like a small republic, it requires private sacrifices for the good of the whole" - Ralph Clark, Our Country's Good. Shireen Azarmi was a member of the Lyric Drama Studio which finished the term with a production of Our Country's Good. She writes about her experience:
Posted on 14 August 2012
Name: Christine Collins, 21
Occupation: Technical Intern at the Lyric Theatre
Posted on 03 August 2012
Desmond Eastwood, from Lisburn, Co Antrim is one of 11 teenagers taking part in the Lyric Summer School's production of Oedipus The King which runs from 10-11 August.
Posted on 23 July 2012
Setting off from Belfast on Friday 13th July could perhaps be seen as a bad omen but that wasn't going to stop the excited team from Belfast as we departed for Stratford-upon-Avon - the home of the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).
Posted on 17 October 2011
Calling all students. The Lyric Theatre is delighted to be part of Northern Bank Freedom Experience Scholarship. 2 out of the 20 bursary recipients will be offered an internship at the Lyric.
Posted on 21 April 2011
The new Lyric Theatre was the venue for the launch of the exciting new association to support drama teachers across Northern Ireland. There are already over 80 members from all sectors of education.
Posted on 14 March 2011
Ian Wainright (RSC Open Stages) met with several amateur companies on Monday 7th March in Belfast to outline plans for Open Stages over the next year and a half. As one of 10 regional theatre's the Lyric will be offering skills exchange workshops during the week of the 27th June and RSC facilitators will join us that weekend to offer specialised training in voice, movement and direction.
Posted on 23 February 2011
The Lyric's Creative Learning Co-ordinator Carol Moore recently paid a visit to the Royal Shakespeare Company. "Just recently I was thrilled to be invited to Stratford-upon-Avon and the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, to discuss the detail of how regional theatres like the Lyric will partner with the RSC in the UK's biggest amateur theatre project."
Posted on 26 November 2010
The Lir, the exciting new Academy of Dramatic Art opening in Dublin next year will be in Belfast this Saturday 27 November from 2pm at the Brian Friel Theatre.
Posted on 12 November 2010
A play on a boat. Well, that's…new. Once again, The Lyric Drama Studio Director Anna Newell has pulled a pretty big surprise out of her hat, much like a magician and his rabbit.
Posted on 15 September 2010
As ever, the auditions were well attended and this year necessitated very difficult choices, and following a specific call for male actors, there were many excellent male actors who auditioned.
Posted on 09 September 2010
Three of our pupils, Mason Clyde, Jack Dougherty and Bradley Reid attended the Lyric's Summer School in July. The boys thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the programme including gaining experience in; artwork, props, scenery, rehearsals, putting on a performance and making new friends.
Posted on 02 August 2010
Week number 2 of 2010's Summer Programme has been and gone. We can't believe it went so quickly! It seemed only 5 minutes ago that 31 11-13yr olds gathered together in St Bart's Hall, some a bit shy and unsure, others a bit more excited as they have been with us before.
Posted on 19 July 2010
The 1st week of the Lyric Theatre's Summer Programme is just over and we are EXHAUSTED!! But I have to tell you it was so worth it! We (Niki-drama and Bobbi -art) had the pleasure of 31 children from all over Belfast who contributed to making this a week of laughs.
Posted on 01 June 2010
The Lyric Theatre Programme offers children and young people the opportunity to explore the dynamics of theatre in a relaxed and friendly environment. Come and join us this summer and you will get to write, produce and perform your very own play!
Posted on 25 May 2010
As the new Education and Creative Learning Coordinator at the Lyric Theatre and just officially in post 3 weeks - it's busy, busy, busy here in the office at Stranmillis.But what does the title actually mean I hear you ask? Well let me take a step back.
Posted on 23 March 2010
12 Primary Schools across are currently performing 2 new plays by Dan Gordon: Kissing the Shuttle, which explores the Linen Industry in Ulster and A Lemonade Bottle for Clabberin' Hitler. For the second year running, the Lyric has teamed up with the Ulster-Scots Agency for the Key Stage 2 Pat & Plain project.
Posted on 16 March 2010
Read more from Director Anna Newell on the Lyric Drama Studio's collaboration with Ormeau Baths Gallery
Posted on 22 June 2009
If you know someone aged 8 - 16 years old who wants to tread the boards, take part in creating brand new plays and learn all about the world of theatre, then the Lyric Theatre Summer Scheme is the place to be. The Lyric Theatre is delighted to announce the return of its ever popular summer scheme for 2009. And for the first year ever, the scheme has been extended to include a week for young people aged 14-16yrs.