What has been the best arts company to visit your school in the past year?
Boilerhouse Theatre Company How did you hear about them?
A letter circulated to the schools.
What did they do?
They performed a play which dealt with drug and solvent misuse, and provided a workshop for students.
What age group?
Did you do any preparation beforehand?
We had done previous drugs education, but not specifically for the play.
Any follow-up work?
Yes. We continued the drug education in personal and social education, and discussed the issues raised in the performance.
How long did they stay?
For a morning and an afternoon session.
How much did they cost?
It was free.
What was so good about them?
The material was relevant to the students. They presented issues in a manner that was easily understood by the target audience.
How relevant was their work to the curriculum?
Boilerhouse Theatre Company, tel: 0131 221 1677