Theatre and venue e-learning design and hosting

Bring down the house with our theatre and venue training

Is this a learning solution for theatre and venue companies which I see before me? Yes it is!

We create e-learning specifically for theatre and venue people. Whether they’re working front-of-house, backstage, in the bar, at the stage door or in the office, we’ll ensure your teams know how to give your audiences the best possible experience.

  • Induction
  • Disability Awareness

  • Harassment and victimisation

  • Data Protection (GDPR)

  • Food safety
  • Allergen Awareness

  • Security
    – Front and rear of house

  • Diversity, equality and discrimination

  • Coping with aggressive people and awkward situations

  • Mental health at work

  • Cyber security
  • Time management

  • Bribery

  • Health and safety
    – Manual handling
    – Fire awareness
    – Working at height


Here at Ashford, our spotlight is always on quality and results. We’re very proud of the quality of our work and the measurable change it brings about for our clients. We work with some of the biggest names in theatre.

We have a wealth of talent and experience in writing, designing, developing and producing quality training that helps our clients improve their performance and results.

We’re passionate about providing learning and training that perfectly meets our clients’ needs and brings about real results.

We’re big enough to rely on… and small enough to care!


Everyone in the Ashford team, from project managers to learning developers, graphics studio and web developer, brings something different to the production. And we all work closely with you to create the perfect solution for your theatre business.


    Our first-class team offers high-quality bespoke e-learning solutions, rapid e‑learning and content development, available for delivery on multi-device, as well as LMS hosting and support.


    Our experienced and creative learning developers offer writing, editing, proofreading, learning design and structure.


    We provide bespoke course design, and our talented artist creates images that express the personality and culture of your theatre business, bringing your learning materials to life.


    In addition to e‑learning, we create solutions that deliver learning and training in different ways – such as online assessments, workshops, coaching and workbooks.


Delfont Mackintosh Theatres is owned by renowned theatrical producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh, and operates eight of the most prestigious theatres in London’s West End.

Ashford has worked with DMT and its partners to convert its existing comprehensive face-to-face training resources into valuable e‑learning, and then host the modules on a robust and expandable Learning Management System.

We developed a suite of interactive modules on a number of topics including Front of House Induction, Customer Service, Disability and Access, and Data Protection. Every theatre is different, so we tailored some of the content individually for each of DMT’s eight venues. This ensured, for instance, that staff learnt how to meet the specific needs of their visitors. The LMS is now an integral part of the learning experience.

We designed the modules to be easy to use and friendly. They incorporate videos, scenarios, quizzes and assessments.


Get in touch and learn what Ashford can do for your theatre business.

Whether it’s personal skills, policy training, health and safety or business skills – we’ll add drama to your training and learning. We have scripted e‑learning modules that you can use right away. Or we can create learning from scratch, to meet your particular needs.


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Ready-to-use elearning

Our suites of elearning courses are available to use straight away – or we can personalise the content and design for your theatre company if you prefer. Topics include safety, security, policy training and customer skills.


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