Curve is committed to enriching creative learning with children, young people and their teachers through  a range of exciting cultural opportunities and experiences.

Our experienced Creative Programmes team bring learning to life, working with our award winning Made at Curve productions and exciting mix of touring productions. Activities include online and in-person learning and free, downloadable learning resources

Our vibrant programme of shows run throughout the year and support learning in English, Drama, PHSE and across the Curriculum.

Find out more about the ways in which we engage young people with creative experiences at Curve here.

Read our latest Schools Mailer

Download our latest Schools Mailer to find out more about recommended performances at Curve for both Primary and Secondary schools.

We can also offer the following:

– Educational Workshops
– Careers in Theatre
– Theatre Days
– Teachers Network and CPD
– Arts Award and Artsmark
– Free Digital Learning Resources

Read our School Mailer to find out more.

Educational Workshops

We offer the following standard workshops throughout the academic year:

  • From Page To Stage
  • Behind The Scenes
  • Careers In The Theatre


We can also be flexible to the needs of your school and subject areas, creating bespoke workshops, for example to support specific areas identified in your School Development Plans.


Join our Teachers’ network and get involved in our CPD sessions, or talk to us about how we can tailor training sessions to the needs of your staff.

Arts Awards

We can support your students if they are working towards an Arts Award ( or your school is on their Artsmark journey ( We also work in partnership with the city’s Cultural Education Partnership, The City Classroom, to help connect schools with cultural offers and opportunities.

Educational Projects



Each year we work with local schools in Leicester and Leicestershire to increase engagement with our theatre and the arts.

Follow the button below to find out more about the latest projects and schemes we’re working to deliver.


Get in Touch

If you are a school, pupil referral unit, college or university and would like to know more about working with Curve, please contact us at [email protected]

Digital Learning Resources

My Beautiful Laundrette Learning Resource

Our Learning Resource for MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE includes a synopsis of the play and the context in which it is set, as well as a look at the career of writer Hanif Kureishi CBE, the 1985 film and the music of the 80s.

This pack also includes a variety of activities and prompts to encourage students to consider development of character, and practical ways to learn lines.

Curve Classroom

During lockdown early in 2021 we created Curve Classroom, an initiative to support home-schooling and lifelong learning. Here you’ll find lots of inspirational and educational videos to enjoy for free from our brilliant tutors.

Digital Learning Resources

To support learning around our Made at Curve productions, we have create a number of Education Packs filled with insights and activities that everyone can enjoy. Find our Education Pack archive here.

De Montfort University

We work closely with De Montfort University through our ongoing strategic cultural partnership between our organisations.

From student work-experience opportunities, special membership offers to co-productions and festivals, find out more about our partnership by following the links below.

DMU Pride