OVERVIEW OF COMPANY (COMPANY PROFILE)

LWC is a Drama in Education Company based in Chiswick Town Hall but operating all over London. We are a culturally aware and diverse team of professional leaders with cross-arts performance backgrounds.

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide access to education for all children and adults no matter what their preferred learning style. By using an ACTIVE approach to learning we cover all aspects of the curriculum for all ages from 2 to adults, regardless of ethnicity, social background and ability.

Venues worked in: Nurseries, Primary & Secondary schools, Museums & Galleries, Art Centres, Parks & Playgrounds, Care Centres, Shopping Precincts, etc.

Educational Topics Covered: Literacy – including Poetry, Stories from Around the World, Myths and Legends; Numeracy through story telling; History – both Local Heritage and General; Geography; Science; Green Issues; Natural sciences; Dance – including Wheelchair dance; PSE topics – from Bullying to Drug Awareness; etc.

Performance Days: A range of topics is available to suit different age ranges. The team perform a 30 – 45 minute piece followed up with workshops.

Training Sessions Available: Basic techniques and strategies; Drama Across the Curriculum; Developing a PSE programme through drama; Story-Telling; Teacher-In-Role, etc.

After School Clubs: A fun series of 10 sessions looking at a different theme each term.

Contact Details
Please contact us to request a broucher or if you have any questions or queries about LWC.
London Workshop Company
Chiswick Town Hall,
Heathfield Terrace,
London,
W4 4JN

e: londonworkshop@madasafish.com
t: 020 8996 9085
f: 020 8996 9085
m: 07966 279 377

Ruth Burgess – Workshop Director

Ruth has a background in dance and drama training. She is a qualified dance teacher with the IDTA to Associate level in Ballet, Stage, Modern & Tap. Ruth is also a qualified teacher of Wheelchair dance using Ballroom and Latin American dance. She has a Cert.Ed and 12 years experience of teaching Drama, English & Media Studies in Secondary schools. Ruth also has an A.D.B.ed in Drama. Ruth is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Ruth set up LWC in 1996 after being the Senior Workshop Leader for the Unicorn Theatre for 11 years previously. In this post Ruth took children across the world to perform in Children’s theatre festivals and gained an International reputation for her work. She continues to be invited to many different countries to run both training sessions for teachers and actors and sessions for the children.

As LWC Ruth has maintained a reputation for providing quality educational workshops with her team of leaders and expanded her programmes to meet the needs of different communities and settings. Ruth designs and writes the programmes to meet the needs of individual clients using her story telling skills and poetry.