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Session leaders confirmed for Autumn classes

Learn more about theatre from some of the UK’s leading practitioners by becoming a Young Lyric Member and joining our ‘Theatre-Making’ 10-week series of online classes, costing only £4 a class (£40 for full term).

You will have sessions with:

  • Award-winning director Tinuke Craig, who directed the Lyric’s Panto Cinderella in 2019
  • Director, dramaturg and MOBO Fellow Nicholai La Barrie, whose projects include a collaboration between the Science Museum and the Lyric.
  • Playwright, directer and theatre maker Philip McMahon, who has worked at the Abbey Theatre Dublin, National Theatre, Traverse, across Australia, Europe, and the US.
  • Lyric Artistic Director Rachel O’Riordan, who before joining the Lyric in 2019 ran the Sherman Theatre in Cardiff and was the Artistic Director of the Perth Theatre in Scotland.
  • Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens, whose many plays include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Three Kingdoms and Punk Rock.


This class is the perfect foundation for anyone who is considering a creative career in theatre.

Live interactive classes will run weekly on a Wednesday from 5pm – 6.30pm, online via zoom following the Hammersmith & Fulham term dates, starting on the 23 Sep and finishing on the 02 Dec (there is no class on the 28 Oct).

Bursary spaces are available. Please email for more information on bursaries.

Please note you must book for this class before 10am on the 14 Sep 2020.

Don’t miss out and book your place here now