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Drama and Youth Theatre

Drama Workshops and Youth Theatre sessions are available on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings, with occasional extra rehearsals scheduled for other evenings and Sundays when necessary. Every group has the opportunity to perform at least twice a year, in a low key Christmas Showcase at a local venue and an ‘End of Year’ Showcase in July at the Bonington Theatre.

Monday Drama Workshops

These 60 and 90 minute Drama Workshops are designed to explore stories, themes and / or issues dovetailed towards the specific age groups using improvisation, role play and devising processes. Acting skills, such as characterisation, vocal and physical skills are developed continually and text is introduced as appropriate. There are 4 groups: Junior Drama 1, Junior Drama 2d, Junior Drama 2b and Inter/Senior Drama (Please see Timetable for details) 

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Saturday Youth Theatre Workshops

These 90 minute workshops focus on the development of drama and theatre skills using improvisation, role play and devising processes. Acting skills, such as characterisation, vocal and physical skills are developed continually and text is introduced as appropriate. There are 2 Youth Theatre groups at the moment: Intermediate Youth Theatre and Senior Youth Theatre (Please see the Timetable for details) We intend to open a Junior Youth Theatre in January.

The Senior groups have opportunities to perform at Regional Youth Theatre and Drama Festivals with professional theatre visits and backstage tours locally and nationally.  

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