Take a peek behind the scenes at The Rep - The Solihull Observer

Take a peek behind the scenes at The Rep

Solihull Editorial 12th Feb, 2022   0

THEATRE lovers are bring given the chance to take a peek behind the scenes at The Rep.

The Centenary Square theatre will be putting on a day full of free activities for all to see the work that goes into creating performances.

From 10am to 4pm on February 26, families can enjoy backstage tours, workshops, performances, technical demonstrations, heritage talks plus the chance to purchase incredible garments in The Rep’s costume sale.

Artistic director, Sean Foley and executive director, Rachael Thomas said; “Please come and join us for exciting backstage tours, see the workshops where our sets and theatre designs come to life, tread the boards on our huge main stage where some of the UK’s greatest actors have performed, or join us for a series of workshops and learn about the theatre’s rich history.”

The Open Day will include short backstage tours led by The Rep’s dedicated volunteers as they take visitors on a look around the theatre building.

Learn about The Rep’s long theatrical history and take a peek at backstage spaces usually closed to the public including the huge workshop and paintshop where sets are created from scratch for Rep productions.

Families can also discover backstage secrets with exclusive interactive demonstrations from The Rep’s technical and production team.

Professionals in lighting, sound, costume, technical drawing, carpentry and stage management will be offering a peek at how theatre magic is made.

Early arrival is recommended but advance booking is not required.

For more visit www.Birmingham-rep.co.uk.


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