ISTA presents...

Manchester TaPS

October 9 - October 11, 2019




Students will take part in 2 master classes, each lasting 90 minutes.
Masterclasses for this event will be announced in May.

Professional development and learning (PD&L)

We invite all teachers/chaperones to take part in two PD&L workshops at no additional cost.



All participants will attend two professional theatre performances.

ISTA Event Coordinator


Important Information

Booking is now open.

The registration window will open on Wednesday 28th August 2019.
The registration window will close on Wednesday 11th September 2019.

Travel forms from artists are due on Wednesday 11th September 2019.

All final information will be available for participants 2-3 weeks prior to the event.


Participants are advised to arrive into Manchester on Tuesday 8th October 2019 and should not plan to leave New Adelphi before the close of the final session on day 3.

Please note:
All international travel should be planned accordingly.
It is the responsibility of the schools/participants/artists to ensure they have the appropriate visas, as required.


All participants are responsible for booking their own accommodation in Manchester for the duration of TaPS. We advise that you  book hotels/hostels near the venue.

ISTA will book accommodation for ISTA artists for the nights of the 8th, 9th and 10th October 2019.




Registration fee
Students from member schools – GBP £300.
Students from non member schools – GBP £335.

ISTA t-shirt – GBP £12.

Total cost per student
Member schools – GBP £312.
Non member schools – GBP £347.


Registration fee
GBP £80 (2 x theatre tickets).

ISTA t-shirt – GBP £12.

Total cost per teacher
GBP £92.

Please note:
All registration fees and surcharges will be invoiced once the registration window has closed.
A GBP£500 – non refundable, non-transferable deposit will be sent with the booking confirmation; this amount will be deducted from your final invoice.


No meals are provided as part of this TaPS.

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:


Starts on Wednesday 09 October at 09:00
Finishes on Friday 11 October at 15:00 .



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