Stagecoach Performing Arts

Explore... Production & Stagecraft - Frankfurt GERMANY

A workshop to accompany the Performance strand in the German Rahmenlehrplan

Sunday, 2nd February 2020 at 11:00am – Doors open at 10:30am
Academia de Tango

Ticket Quantity
Explore... Production and Stagecraft - Frankfurt
Sunday 2 February 2020 - Academia de Tango

Prices in EUR - Euro
Promotion and discount codes can be entered on the next page.

This collaborative Cluster Learning Hub event is specifically designed to accompany the Production and Stagecraft strand of the Stagecoach Rahmenlehrplan.  

This highly interactive one day workshop will be led by Jo Howson, and will be split into two phases.

Jo will lead a half-day workshop, offering a comprehensive and practical guide to planning and leading your school in delivering an outstanding production.   

Subjects covered to include:

  • The teacher’s role
  • Communication with the Principal
  • Best practice for planning the production 
  • The educational journey and the impact on the final show
  • Implementation in the Performance Term 
  • Delivery - dress rehearsals and on the day

The other portion of the day will be a 'collaborative exchange' workshop, focussing on the topic 'How do we work together to prepare students for a production?'.

You have been asked to prepare one or two class exercises for students in relation to preparing for a production. Please consider the following:

  1. Is the exercise suitable for a Production Term?
  2. During the exercise, will you make clear its purpose in relation to preparing for a Production?
  3. At what time / in which week will you introduce this exercise to students?
  4. Why are you doing this exercise? What exact purpose does it serve?
  5. What specific skills of preparing for a production does this exercise cover?

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Meals: Please bring water and something to eat for the lunch break

Refreshments: Coffee, tea and cookies will be provided

Course facilitator - Jo Howson 

Jo Howson BA (Hons) MSc QTS

Educational Programme Development and Training Manager - Stagecoach Performing Arts

Jo Howson was Head of Drama of at a school in East London for a number of years and holds over 10 years of teaching experience. She has won the national GTC Teacher award for Excellence in Professional Development and the Jack Petchy Award for Outstanding Service to Young People. She holds Qualified Teacher Status, a Distinction from a Masters Degree course in Performance Research from Central School of Speech and Drama and a First Class Degree in Literature and Theatre Studies from the University of Warwick. Jo is passionate about teaching that helps students realise the value of their own creativity. Drama can help challenge students' perceptions about themselves and the world around them and celebrate both the successes and failures in performance, helping the students to grow. She believes outstanding Drama teaching equips students with a joy and confidence that radiates in every role, character or part they play. This can be life-changing!

Got a question?

Contact us at or phone +44 (0)1483 247406

More information about this event

Event terms and privacy policy


Starts: Sunday, February 2nd 2020 at 11:00am
Doors open: 10:30am
Ends: 5:00pm

Add to calendar: GoogleAppleOutlookOther

Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: February 1st 2020


Academia de Tango
Sonnemannstraße 3 -5

Contact details

This event is organized by Stagecoach Education.

Visit the website for full details
Telephone 01932 254333
Contact the event organizer
Lost or not received your tickets?


Public transport: S-Bahn Ostendstraße, 5 minute Walk.

Parking in the surrounding streets or parking garage VHS, Sonnemannstr.

Event booking system powered by LIVE IT

© 2020 LIVE IT Group Ltd, Registered in England, number 08432364 at 3 Enterprise Centre, TN11 8BG
LIVE IT is a technology partner providing ticket fulfilment services and is not an agent for this event or affiliated with its organizers in any way.