Burrell Theatre Drama workshops

The workshop will give your child the opportunity to make friends, have fun and develop some great skills led by our experienced team within the Burrell Theatre at Truro School.


The workshop with be taking place at Truro School’s Burrell Theatre on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 0830-1700.

Age range 6-14 years old.


The cost of the camp will be £25 per day. This price includes hot lunch.


After registration the children will have an opportunity to get to know each other and make friends as well as learning some new drama skills. The children will take part in a workshop including physical theatre, characterisation and improvisation during the morning then in the afternoon will devise a piece of drama.

Your child does not need any previous dancing, singing or acting experience, just a willingness to have a go and have fun.


The Burrell Theatre is a 170 seat theatre belonging to Truro School.  It benefits from professional lighting and sound kit and is run by a Theatre Manager and a Technical Services Manager.  We also have a workshop space, a technical store, and a wardrobe and props store.  The theatre is used for school productions, a wide range of school events, and also hosts a variety of external professional shows.


Ben Oldfield is Truro School’s Director of Drama.  He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked as a professional actor, director and playwright for over twenty years.  Prior to teaching at Truro School, Ben was a founder member of cube essential theatre.

Sally Crooks studied clowning at the Ecole Philip Gaulier in Paris.  She has toured extensively as an actress with many companies including Cornwall’s Miracle, Rogue and Cube Theatre and is also a founding member of Trifle Gathering Productions.  Trifle tells human stories that explore the human condition through comedy.  Its style thrives within the live event, revels in playfulness and continuously explores the endless possibilities of the audience-performer relationship.