Hello future theatre-makers

Theatre

The Garage Norwich is welcoming hundreds of youngsters from across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire this week as part of NT Connections. We’re one of just 29 regional theatres in the UK taking part in the National Theatre’s annual youth theatre festival and the only venue in this area to be hosting groups. Young theatre-makers […]

New ambassador Gabriel Mokake excited to pay it forward

Mokake

Actor Gabriel Mokake, one of our newest ambassadors, can’t wait to get working with our talented participants. He said : “I definitely jumped at the opportunity to support The Garage as this venue provided so many wonderful experiences and memories of my time in Norfolk as a young artist in training. I would hope to […]

Kids’ 2022 summer term classes are great prep for September school start

Classes

Is your child starting school in September? Our summer preschool classes are the perfect way to help you get them ready for this milestone – and make some fun memories on the way. Creative activities are known for boosting youngsters’ ability to learn and solve problems, to interact with other others and learn self-control, to […]

Be brave enough to explore your creative side says dancer Alex Sturman 

Creative

Dancer Alex Sturman says giving young people the chance to explore themselves in a creative way is so important – especially during the times we’re living in. He said: “I was genuinely thrilled that an organisation such as The Garage Trust would ask me to become one of their ambassadors. Growing up in Taverham and […]

Shows – enjoy live theatre, comedy and music with us in 2022

Shows

* Updated 18 March* Checked out our what’s on pages yet? We’ve shows that’ll make you think, laugh and cry. Enjoy internationally acclaimed writers, homegrown talent, the theatre-makers of tomorrow and TV’s brightest comedians. Jason Raper, our new Venue Supervisor, said: “It’s great to see the theatre so busy. We’ve already announced some fantastic theatre, comedy […]

Spring into 2022 – enjoy even more classes with us from this January

Classes

We’re excited to say next Monday sees the return of classes here at The Garage. Gabby Meadows, our Participation Programme manager and a tutor, can’t wait for them to start. She said: “We have some exciting things in the pipeline performance-wise. We’re delighted to be hosting the Norfolk County Youth Choir, which is completely free […]

A tale of two cities – performing arts students explore Rouen in France and Norwich

Rouen

The beautiful French city of Rouen and our own fine city of Norwich have enjoyed a long and fruitful friendship. Several weeks ago, our HNC Programme in Performing Arts students explored both. Organised through both cities’ Twinning Associations, they will draw on both places’ similarities and differences to create and develop a performance, using sound recordings, […]

Introduction to the Creative Industries Programme returns in 2022

Introduction

Our free Introduction to the Creative Industries Programme returns next year. Signing up to it was one of the best decisions Juno Evans has made. She said: “With the support of my programme mentor I was able to find local work and training opportunities that related to the creative areas I am interested in. “I went on […]

2021 HNC Programme in Performing Arts course is challenging and fun says Liv

Course

Liv Burton joined our HNC Programme in Performing Arts course because she wanted to improve her skillset before going to university next year. The Level 4 course has three specialist pathways in Acting, Dance and Musical Theatre. The courses also include units where all pathways work together. Delivered by industry professionals, the aim is to […]