Who we are
The Dukes is a unique theatre and cultural centre based in Lancaster and delivering creative programmes throughout Lancashire. We exist to produce extraordinary theatre and act as a leading resource for film and digital arts, dance, music and the performing arts. The Creative Learning Centre at The Dukes is dedicated to producing high quality learning provision for primary, secondary and SEN schools.
What we do
The Dukes provide bespoke workshops, training and resources to support and enhance all key stages of the curriculum including: CPD / INSET training days Creative Lounge; Teachers Network Supporting schools with Arts Awards / Arts Mark Status Career days / work placement schemes Creative school projects, festivals and educational conferences Professional productions with supporting educational resources
DATE: Tuesday 20th September. VENUE: Dukes Gallery. TIME: 6:00pm including refreshments and tickets to a show. AGENDA: Arts Mark & Lancashire Schools Festival.
CPD for Staff
We regularly deliver training to teachers and trainee teachers, either here at The Dukes or we can visit your school, in the following areas throughout the year: VOICE TRAINING FOR TEACHERS USING DRAMA TO TEACH SHAKESPEARE DRAMA IN THE CLASSROOM
A practical workshop designed to give the teachers the tools they need to use their voices continuously and effectively under difficult circumstances. Teachers learn how to use effective breath control, vary their pitch, attain balanced and resonant
How can you get your students up on their feet and speaking the lines to each other with confidence and enthusiasm? We break down the acting process into manageable chunks, so that neither you nor your students are intimidated.
Drama is a great tool for learning, but how can you use it to support your teaching? We give you the confidence to adapt drama exercises for your own use to help you with a range of subjects such as History, Geography, Speaking and Listening.
The Dukes Education packs are designed to complement your school's theatre visit. They offer classroom activities that are inspired by our productions and feed into the modern curriculum. Each sheet is designed to be easily photocopied for distributi
Designed to help teachers find out about opportunities that exist for both them and their students and collectively plan exciting and innovative arts and education initiatives. The network supports in the delivery of Arts Awards, Arts Mark.