Beyond The Stage Door Field Trips!

Raleigh Little Theatre’s award winning education program is proud to offer this exciting drama-based field trip. The two hour field trip includes a one-hour workshop and a one-hour backstage tour.

Beyond the Stage Door field trips are offered September through May. Field trips run 10am-12:30pm on the date you book and include a workshop and a tour experience for a maximum of 60 students per day.


Choose one of the following workshops:

If you have a particular workshop topic in mind that you don’t see listed here, let us know, and we will do our best to create a unique, engaging experience for your students.

Lunch Option

Between the workshop and the theatre tour, students may choose to take a half hour lunch break. The group supplies the lunches.

Backstage Tour

In this one-hour backstage tour, students get a rare look at the world the audience doesn’t see including the costume shop, dressing rooms, backstage and the scene shop. Students get an actor’s view of both stages, and learn about the various theatre jobs and skills required to produce a play.

NC Essential Standards: Theatre Arts AE.1.1, AE.1.2, CU.2.1, CU.2.2

Field Trip Cost

The total cost of the two-hour field trip is based on the number of students:

Note: Wake County Public Schools can apply for transportation funding for a field trip to RLT through the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County. See their Wheels on the Bus grant page for details.

Accessibility and Accommodations

Raleigh Little Theatre is a historic property that may present challenges or obstacles for individuals with mobility issues. Please contact Meredyth Pederson Cooper, Director of Education (919-821-4579 x245) in advance of your booking to discuss any physical access needs so we can best prepare for your visit. If you or any of your students would benefit from a pre visit guide about what to expect on the field trip, please email meredyth@nullraleighlittletheatre.org to request a PDF of our pre visit materials.


Please note: Beyond the Stage Door field trips are only available September through May.

To book a Beyond the Stage Door field trip to Raleigh Little Theatre, please click here to complete the booking interest form. RLT’s Director of Education will follow up with you after receiving your interest form.

Questions? Please contact:

Meredyth Pederson Cooper
Director of Education
919-821-4579 x245