Classes & Workshops

We are sad to announce that, due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, our youth theatre activities and summer production have been cancelled until further notice.

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Our Youth Theatre groups are the very essence of our organisation, giving young people the chance to explore their creativity and turn great stories into amazing theatre. We welcome everyone, from the BAFTA winners of the future to those who just want to have fun.

There are multiple ways in which you can get involved in our Youth Theatre, including regular weekly classes, school holiday workshops, and full scale productions. 

Image of a young girl performing on stage in a red costume.

Youth Theatre Classes

Open Stage is all about making friends, learning new skills and building confidence. No audition is necessary, everyone is welcome.

We work towards our showcase each year where you get the chance to perform on our Main Stage.

If musical theatre is more your thing, then why not try our Centre Stage groups.

Our Discover Drama group provides engaging, fun, and dynamic drama classes for young people and adults with additional needs, in a safe and inclusive environment. 

Open Stage Beginners (Ages 5 - 8)

 

Saturdays 9am - 10am. 

Location: Main House

£120 per term. 

Assisted places are available, please contact our Youth Team for more information. 

Open Stage Juniors (Ages 8 - 12)

 

Saturdays 10:15am - 11:30am.

£125 per term. 

Location: Main House 

Assisted places are available, please contact our Youth Team for more information. 

Open Stage Seniors (Ages 12 - 15)

 

Saturdays 11:45am - 1pm. 

Location: Main House

£125 per term. 

Assisted places are available, please contact our Youth Team for more information. 

Centre Stage Beginners (Ages 5 - 10)

 

Centre Stage is a Musical Theatre class.

Saturdays 9:30am - 10:45am. 

Location: Mill Studio

£125 per term. 

Assisted places are available, please contact our Youth Team for more information. 

Centre Stage (Ages 10 - 18)

 

Centre Stage is a Musical Theatre class.

Saturdays 11am - 12:30pm.

Location: Mill Studio

£130 per term. 

Assisted places are available, please contact our Youth Team for more information. 

Discover Drama

 

We offer a choice of pathways for young people and adults with additional needs, with places in our youth classes or our dedicated, award-winning Discover Drama Sunday sessions. Where possible, the theatre provides additional support to make all classes fully accessible, including one-on-one peer support placements.

Alternate Sundays, 10:30am - 12:30pm.

Location: Mill Studio

£60 for 5 sessions. 

Discover Drama is supported by The Alchemy Foundation, Bassil Shippam and Alsford Trust, The Boris Karloff Charitable Foundation, The Community Foundation for Surrey (Peter Harrison Foundation Community Fund), Hamamelis Trust, Noel Coward Foundation, Shanly Foundation, and The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust.

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Assisted Places

We pride ourselves in providing a fully inclusive youth theatre and offer sibling discounts as well as assisted places, so there are no financial barriers to joining us.

The Assisted Places scheme is supported by the Betty Riseley Trust, The Coleman Charitable Trust, Ernest Cook Trust, Guildford Community Grants Scheme, and Unity Theatre Trust.

For more information, please contact our Youth Team.