OldsKool Arts at Theatre Royal


The Age is a Stage  project has been developed in association with Creative Learning at Theatre Royal Brighton and is now in it’s 4th year 

Break the rules, be stupid, be playful, look at the world with a fresh eye unclouded by routine and facebook!

Light or reignite your creative spark in this course for the older generation who still feel young. No experience is necessary, you just have to step through the door – once you’re in, the spirit of the theatre will energise you and you’ll remember what fun there is when like minds meet.

Chris Cresswell has worked in theatre, performance and teaching for over 20 years; in this series of workshops, he will create a safe space where you can enjoy some precious time outside of the norm and experience the joy of just letting go!

Please note these workshops are open to all, no experience necessary

‘Chris is a gentle soul and challenges playfully and skilfully, without drama or fuss’
Workshop participant 2018  

Fridays 10th Sept to Dec 3rd 2021

11am to 12.30 pm

£10 per session or £115 for course

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THIS RUNS FROM 10.30 AM TO 12PM until Nov 16th 2021

“A day without laughter is a day wasted”

Charlie Chaplin

‘It is great to see people rediscovering the power of play in a building that is all about creativity and excitement.

Age is a Stage reignites the joy and wonderment that we often lose when we get older.’

 John Baldock, General Manager Theatre Royal Brighton

Workshop Director

Workshops are led by OldsKool artistic director Chris Cresswell. Chris has worked as a professional theatre maker, actor, workshop leader and director for over 30 years. HIs breadth of experience encompasses circus, cabaret, street and immersive theatre and years of teaching performance. He is currently an Associate Lecturer at Chichester University teaching mask and clown and has appeared on tv, film and theatre stages around the world.

‘Chris’s vast experience, energy and insight has a fresh and inspirational aspect that reaches out to all involved’

Dr Ben Francombe Chichester University