Olivia Race - Lawrence Batley Theatre

Olivia is the Creative Associate at the Lawrence Batley Theatre; she is a director and facilitator with lots of experience of working with children and young people.


Olivia is the Creative Associate at the Lawrence Batley Theatre with responsibility for the participation department and Young Company.

She is a theatre director and a skilled facilitator, with experience leading groups of young people from ages 6 to 18.


Areas of specialism

  • Large-scale community productions
  • Site-specific theatre
  • Interactive theatre
  • Immersive theatre
  • Devising projects and workshops
  • Storytelling workshops

Testimonial(s) from Schools

“Thank you so much too for all that you have so generously put into the Young Company's online projects - it has meant so much that the sessions have continued. They have given a real focus to a very strange time and it has been a lovely way to bring everyone together. I know that doing the leg work to make those sessions work must have been extremely challenging and time-consuming, so a heartfelt thank you for all your huge efforts.” (Young Company Parent)

“You and LBT have been a real constant for us as a family in a very uncertain year and we are so grateful that our children have had so many fantastic opportunities to be creative and have fun. It must have been such a hard year for you and all of the other staff at LBT but it's fantastic how everyone has embraced the situation and made the best if it.”


Contact Details

01484 955537

Olivia Race

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