10 places available
£250 per term
£180 per term (proof of disability and/or unemployment is required)
10% off for siblings of existing students (please enquire for further details on this)
The Saturday Youth Theatre has been running successfully for many years, providing drama classes that are challenging, educational and enjoyable. You do not need any previous experience to take part in the Saturday Youth Theatre, just enthusiasm and commitment.
A range of drama techniques and theatrical forms are explored including improvisation, voice, movement, devising and working with text. The students explore a termly theme culminating in a sharing of their work to carers, family and friends. Recent themes have included Shakespeare, Plays from the Royal Court and Physical Theatre.
The aims of the classes are to:
In order to achieve these aims, you are expected to meet the following conditions:
Students from the Saturday Youth Theatre have gone on to:
Classes take place from 11:00am - 1:00pm on Saturdays. Registration begins on the first Saturday of each term at 10.15am.
We have now added a half term break into each term for the 2017/18 academic year.
Please note from Autumn term 2017, the final three weeks classes will start at the slightly earlier time of 10am and finish at the normal time of 1pm.
Saturday 7th Ocotober 2017 – Saturday 9th December 2017
Half term break Saturday 28th October - NO CLASS
Please note 25th November and 2nd December classes are from 10am - 1pm
Saturday 20th January 2018 – Saturday 24th March 2018
Half term break Saturday 17th February - NO CLASS
Please note 10th March and 17th March classes are from 10am - 1pm
Saturday 28th April 2018 – Saturday 30th June 2018
Half term break Saturday 26th May- NO CLASS
Please note 16th June and 23rd June classes are from 10am - 1pm
At Central the wellbeing and safety of our students is our upmost priority. All our youth theatre staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check and receive safeguarding training and advice. Please see Centrals Safeguarding Policy for more details.