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Gazebo is one of the oldest Theatre in Education companies in the UK and provides inspirational T.I.E. programmes and arts activities for children and young people. In addition to their core education programmes, developed to support Every Child Matters, the National Curriculum, and other initiatives, Gazebo works with community groups, local authorities and regional and national organisations to develop a diverse range of arts and issue based activities.
“This should be shown in every school.” West MidlandsPolice
“This show has made us rethink our school policy on homophobic bullying.” CoppiceSchool
Gazebo employs artists including, musicians, storytellers, puppeteers, actors, dancers and workshop facilitators to deliver a wealth of projects. They work with over 15,000 young people each year. Their shows, workshops, INSET training and tailor made programmes cover curriculum areas; help with preparation for exams or explore important issues, such as friendship, bullying, drugs misuse, sex education and prejudice.
Primary school projects include:
Internet safety – developed with reference to the national curriculum. Using fairy tales and art activities to promote safety and raise awareness of the danger of using your personal information online; reinforces "Stranger Danger; underlines the importance of being polite online and teaches children what to do if they feel in danger.
If You See a Crocodile – Nursery/Reception Show for 3 to 4 year olds. Back by popular demand, this imaginative one-woman show is available to book throughout 2010! Featuring puppets & popular action songs, this production’s key learning areas include counting, colours, shapes & letters of the alphabet. The programme has been developed to support Early Learning Goals. Running time is approximately 1 hour and the show can be performed for up to 30 children and their parents /carers.
Secondary School performance work:
Respect – A powerful production combining video and live performance dealing with issues of homophobic bullying, stereotypes, use of homophobic language, peoples prejudices and positive role models.
Rivers to Cross – The Second part of the Sweet Tooth Trilogy. Explores issues of racism and prejudice. The production starts with the emancipation of the British Colonies and focuses on the lives of men of African descent who have made great achievements in the face of adversity, including Walter Tull, Ira Aldridge, Paul Robeson, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, J.J.Thomas, Dr Harold Moody and President Barack Obama.
Inset – Gazebo Theatre in Education creates tailor made inset programmes offering teachers the tools to use drama across the curriculum. It works with teachers to: Stimulate imaginations, Inspire and develop current practice, Revitalise lesson content and Share drama techniques.
Out of School Activities – As well as supporting the curriculum Gazebo provide a wide range of out of school arts activities taking place in the evenings, weekends and holidays that encourages young people to develop their own artistic skills and imagination.
- Long established TIE Company
- Curriculum supporting workshops
- Issue based drama
- Bespoke programme design
- Workshops, performances, Inset
- Projects suitable for all Key Stages
- Flexible and adaptable service
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