Berzerk Latest News
We can hardly control our excitement at being given the opportunity to perform as part of the ARTANGEL inside project at Reading prison.
For one night only on Wednesday 30th November 2016 from 7pm - 9pm (audience slots available every 15 minutes).
Our Young Pretender institute will host a promenade, immersive theatre piece exploring Reading's infamous inmates. Everyone knows of Oscar Wilde's stay... but what about the others... This performance devised by four of our classes has very limited ticket availability and is priced at a jail busting £5 - Recommended for ages 12+.
An evening of dramatic art... music, mime, movement, monologues, masks, media and madness...
Bookings - http://www.readingarts.com/whats-on/infamous-reading-young-pretenders-institute
Come and visit us on the inside!
We are proud to once again be providing the children and young people for Ballet and Opera International's production of La Bohème at The Hexagon. We know all those involved will have a wonderful experience being involved. For more details click here.
MAKE Reading's Santa's Grotto - Saturday 3rd Dec
Ho, ho, ho... Santa's back for the last ever appearance at Reading's iconic Jacksons department store.
Each session including Christmas Crafts, the Elves and Santa lasts approx 30 mins.
This year at Jacksons... jelly, Berzerk Productions and Spirited Events are back for a third year presenting an immersive Father Christmas to spread even more Christmas cheer for Reading's believers...
For groups of up to 7 children at a time (they can come with friends) they will get creative and then cookie decorating with the crafty Elves, a visit to Santa's grotto for games and story time with Father Christmas.
This year there is an option of a personal Santa selfie photo, new grotto surprises and a gift.
Many happy parents expressed their delight in the experience for the last 2 years and how it created a warm feeling for their children, many of whom saved their gold coin to leave for Santa on Christmas eve. Come see and feel the magic for yourself.
Bookings limited so don't delay.
Other Dates available:
Saturday 3rd December
Sunday 4th December
Saturday 10th December
Sunday 11th December
Here's just a few comments from last 2 years believers...
Andrew Taylor @apomd - 5 Dec 2015
My boys loved @thejellyReading and @BerzerkPro Santa's Grotto. Perfectly pitched and brilliantly played to each child's nature. #makeRDG
Sarah Hacker @mayorofreading - 6 Dec 2015
Heading to #MakeRDG shortly and taking the boys to the best Santa in town then @Thehexagon for panto & collecting for my charities #rdguk
RONNIE PIE-KERING @fuelled_by_pies - 29 Nov 2015
Just visited Make Reading at Reading Town Hall. Beautiful crafts on sale, and best Santa ever! Give it a look #rdguk #rdg #makerdg
Sarah Hacker @CllrSarahHacker - 29 Nov 2015
I can wholeheartedly recommend the #makeRDG Santa's Grotto which is open tomorrow too. #rdg #rdguk @thejellyReading
New Term Details
Term starts back next week commencing 19th September. We are very much looking forward to seeing all our students, new and old for a term of banging workshops. We trust you all have had a wonderful summer and look forward to hearing your news and exam results! #GoBerzerk
St Edwards School
St Edwards School take to the stage in their production of The Lion King, next week. We are very excited to be performing at Leighton Park.
New Drama Factory Venues
We are proud to be providing the Drama Factory club for Reading's newest free school The Wren Classes are held on a Thursday after school and for full information drop us a mail to
Battle Primary Academy have also joined our little hub of schools providing the drama factory workshops. We are delighted to be coaching there and look forward to creating some inspiring work at the school.
Berzerk are going straight in to Compton!
Our new class has taken off in Compton with three full classes. We look forward to our first term in our newest location and hope everyone enjoyed the open evening.
Due to the massive success in our Little Char-Actors class for the ages 4 to 6 in Pangbourne and Tilehurst we are proud to announce that we are starting a new Little Char-Actors class in Caversham and Woodley in 2016. The classes are only a price busting £47 per ten-week term. With many years of working with this age group in our school classes, we are excited to now offer them at our private centres.
Our specially designed workshops focus on many aspects of character and personality building, alongside our confidence, self-esteem and vocal work for this age group. Only 10 places available. For information please email
or call 07863 734 830. Have fun! Do Good!
Berzerk have provided their "silent short film project" in over 8 schools this year. Potion X, Theseus and the Minotaur, Robin Hood and Jekyll and Hyde. Thanks for those schools that have booked us for the second or third year running!