Aberdeen Performing Arts School Shows

Aberdeen Performing Arts have lots of opportunities for schools to engage with the arts. Some of these performances even have education resources. Please see information below:

OCTOBER

Scottish Ballet Autumn Season: Elsa Canasta & Motion of Displacement Friday 9 October & Saturday 10 October | HMT | Dance Schools offer: £8.50 plus 1 free for every 11 purchased. £7 for schools coming through SB’s. Dance school offer: All tickets £5 plus 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils purchased. Pre-show talks: Fri 9 Oct 2015, 6.30-7pm (focus on dance) Hear about the making of the production direct from members of our Artistic and Education teams.  This fascinating free half hour talk is the perfect way to learn more about the show before you take your seat. This is a free event but places are limited, please contact box office to book. Post-show discussion: Fri 9 October, 10 minutes after the performances finishes. Stay in the auditorium after the performance for the chance to put your questions to a dancers. Free, no booking required.

The Shawshank Redemption Monday 12 October – Saturday 17 October | HMT | Drama Schools offer: Wed 7.30pm & Thu 2pm – £8.50 plus 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils purchased £5 Student Standbys available to purchase on the day (subject to availability), performances to be announced.

Atomos Monday 19 October | HMT | Dance Schools offer: £5 plus 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils purchased £5 Student Standbys available to purchase on the day (subject to availability).

Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO): Pictures at an Exhibition Thursday 22 October | Music Hall | Classical Schools offer: £6 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils purchased £6 Under 26s ticket available for stalls Pre-Concert Talk: William Chandler in conversation with Dejan Lazić.

Schools Resource – http://www.rsno.org.uk/engage/

Rebecca Monday 26 October – Saturday 26 October | HMT | Drama Schools offer: Mon-Wed 7.30pm & Thu 2pm – £8.50 plus 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils purchased

Schools Resource – http://www.rebeccatheplay.com/pdf/rebecca-education-pack.pdf

NOVEMBER

And Then There Were None Tuesday 3 November – Saturday 7 November | HMT | Drama Schools offer: Wed 7.30pm & Thu 2.00pm – £8.50 plus 1 free teacher for every ten pupils purchased £5 Student Standbys available to purchase on the day, Tue 3 & Thu 5 Nov (subject to availability).

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Schumann’s Second Symphony Friday 6 November | Music Hall | Classical £6 School groups. School bookings to be made through BBC £6 Under 26s ticket available.

Jesus Christ Superstar Tuesday 10 November – Saturday 14 November | HMT | Musical Schools offer: Wed 7.30pm and Thu 2pm, Rear Stalls & Upper Circle only. All tickets £8.50 plus 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils purchased £5 Student Standbys available to purchase on the day, dates to be announced (subject to availability).

DECEMBER

Peter Pan Saturday 28 November – Sunday 3 January | HMT | Family Schools offer: All 1.45pm performances £9.50 plus 1 free teacher for every 10 pupils purchased.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Christmas Classics Friday 18 December | Music Hall | Classical £6 School groups. School bookings to be made through BBC £6 Under 26s ticket available.

JANUARY 2016

Cinderella Wednesday 20 January – Saturday 23 January 2016 | HMT | Dance Schools £8.50 1 free for every 11 purchased, Wed and Thu only. £7 for schools coming through SB’s. Dance Schools: £7.50 ticket. Price only available to under 18s. 1 adult free for every 10 young people booked. Excludes Fri and Sat evening performances. Ballet Café:Wed 20 Jan, 2-5pm, £10 Pre Show talk (Focus on dance): Thu 21 Jan, 6:30pm-7pm, free but ticketed Pre Show talk (Focus on music): Fri 22 Jan, 6:30pm-7pm, free but ticketed Post Show discussion: Fri 22 Jan, free not ticketed.

A Murder is Announced: A Miss Marple Mystery Tuesday 26 – Saturday 30 January 2016 | HMT | Drama Schools £8.50 plus 1/11 free. Wed and Thurs only. £7 for schools coming through SB’s. No restoration levy. £5 Student Standbys available to purchase on the day, dates to be announced (subject to availability).

FEBRUARY 2016

Hairspray Monday 1 – Saturday 6 February 2016 | HMT | Musical Schools offer: Tue & Wed plus Thu matinee – Rear Stalls & Upper Circle only. All tickets £15 plus 1 free teacher for every ten pupils purchased (schools offer capped at 100 per performance) £5 Student Standbys available to purchase on the day, dates to be announced (subject to availability).

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures From An Exhibition’ Friday 12 February 2016 | Music Hall Music Hall £6 School groups. School bookings to be made through BBC £6 Under 26s ticket availab

An Inspector Calls Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 March 2016 | HMT | Drama Schools offer: Wed & Thu £12 plus 1 free teacher for every ten pupils purchased £5 Student Standbys available to purchase on the day, dates to be announced (subject to availability).

School Resource – http://aninspectorcalls.com/education

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