Join Open Stage and start building your confidence, making new friends and developing your acting skills. Open Stage is the very essence of what we do, it’s all about having fun - no audition is necessary and we work towards our Main Stage showcase each year, where YOU get the chance to experience the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Main Stage.
Stage Left Ages 6 - 8 9am – 10am
Stage Right Ages 6 - 8 9am – 10am
Open Stage 1 Ages 8 – 11 10.15am - 11.30am
Open Stage 2 Ages 12 – 15 10.15am – 11.30am
Open Stage 3 Ages 13 – 16 11.45am – 1.00pm
Open Stage 4 Ages 8 – 11 11.45am – 1.00pm
Open Stage 5 Ages 9 – 12 2.00pm – 3.15pm
Final Stage Ages 15 + 3.30pm – 5.00pm
We have six production groups that perform a range of shows from musicals to drama and devised work in the Mill Studio with a team of professionals at the helm. Auditions for these groups are only held during the summer term.
- Act One for 16 yrs +. Mon 7.15pm-9.30pm
- Interval for 15 - 17 yrs. Tue 7:15pm - 9:15pm
- Scene Change for 12 - 15 yrs. Wed 7:30pm - 9:30pm
- Act Two for 7 - 13 yrs. Wed 5:15pm - 7:15pm
- Act Three for 7 - 13 yrs. Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm
- Encore for 13-15 yrs. Monday 5pm-7pm
We run week-long ‘Play in A Week’ workshops during the Easter and Summer schools holidays. Each follows a theme. New for 2015/16 are our half-term day workshops. For more information, click here
We run week-long ‘Play in A Week’ workshops during the Easter and Summer school holidays and one-day workshops during half-term. For more information, click here
Discover Drama classes are on Sundays 10.30am-12.30pm.
Discover Drama provides theatre workshops for young people with learning disabilities and is supported by A & S Lass Charities Ltd, The Alchemy Foundation, The Bassil Shippam and Alsford Charitable Trust, The Boris Karloff Charitable Foundation, The Boshier-Hinton Foundation, The Community Foundation for Surrey - Savills Guildford Community Fund, David Solomons Charitable Trust, The Douglas Heath Eves Charitable Trust, Downlands Educational Trust, The E S G Robinson Charitable Trust, The Grey Court Trust, The Misses Barrie Charitable Trust, One Stop – Carriers for Causes, The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust and Whalley White Charitable Trust.
The Assisted Places scheme for those who might need financial help is supported by The Betty Riseley Trust, The Community Foundation for Surrey – Carts Fund, The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, The Godalming Operatic Society, Guildford Poyle Charities, The James Wise Charitable Trust, The Johnson Wax Charitable Trust, The Mackintosh Foundation, Noel Coward Foundation, The Souter Charitable Trust, Tag Farnborough Airport and The Unity Theatre Trust.
To join the Youth department mailing list and/or book your child into any of our classes or workshops, please contact the Youth Office on 01483 565191 or firstname.lastname@example.org