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Learning in Thurrock

What is ROH Thurrock?

The Learning and Participation team in Thurrock run a wide range of projects and events to develop links with the community and get people enthused about opera, music, ballet and dance.

Inspiration Days

Discover just what goes into creating the world-famous productions of the Royal Opera House by going behind-the-scenes at the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop.

Thurrock Trailblazer

Thurrock Trailblazer is transforming cultural education in Thurrock. The programme will use involvement in the arts to inspire and engage young people, raise aspiration and improve educational attainment.

RM19 Youth Singing Group

RM19 is Thurrock’s newest vocal experiment, for local residents aged 11 to 25 years old. Working with Artistic Director Dominic Peckham, singers explore music ranging from pop, rock and hip-hop to opera and other classical genres.

Community Chorus

Royal Opera House Thurrock offers local residents the opportunity to find their voice with the Community Chorus. The chorus meets weekly during term time and is open to anyone aged 8 and over.

Dance Dynamic

Dance Dynamic is a free programme that helps teachers to explore and develop innovative in-school dance projects by working with artists of the Royal Opera House.

Chance to Dance

Chance to Dance works with 30 primary schools to provide a creative introduction to ballet for all Year 3 children through a mix of Royal Ballet demonstrations, weekly classes and practical workshops.

Volunteer Programme

The Royal Opera House Volunteer Programme in Thurrock provides a rich and vibrant programme that enables volunteers to make a direct contribution to the community.