Junior Youth Theatre

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Mondays 6:30pm – 8.00pm
School years 7 – 9

Taking on a whole range of different projects over the course of a year, Juniors is great place to dive in to Riding Lights Youth Theatre.

Autumn and Summer are traditionally skills based terms.  These are packed with drama games, and fun exercises to get you thinking theatrically. In the past, courses have covered:

  • storytelling
  • devising
  • physical theatre
  • improvisation
  • mask and character work

…to name but a few! Skills terms often end with a sharing of work for an invited audience.

Spring is when Juniors take the stage with their production term! The past few years have seen Juniors tackle a number of adventurous plays including turning Shakespeare on its head with a unique version of A Comedy of Errors, a take on John Wyndham’s The Chrysalids and adventuring in Narnia with The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Production terms give Juniors the chance to experience a creating a show all the way from page to stage, finishing off with a performance run at Friargate Theatre: our professional studio theatre and home to Riding Lights Theatre Company.

Whichever term you join us for, you can be sure that you’ll finish the term having had a great time with a whole range of new theatre skills under your belt!

To find out more give us a call on 01904 655317
Apply online here or download the Youth Theatre Application Form

Cost: £80.00 per 10 week term (bursaries are available – call for more information)

Spring Term 2019 – Wilde At Heart

Oscar hates stories, but when he disturbs Once, Upon and A Time, his world is thrown upside down as he learns about courage, greed and forgiveness…

Join the Junior Youth Theatre cast this spring as they stage this fantastic adaptation of Oscar’s Wilde’s The Star-Child.

Group Audition: Monday 14th January, 6.30-8pm

Rehearsals: Monday 21st January – Monday 25th March
(except half term – Monday 25th February)

Tech Rehearsal: Monday 1st April, 6-8.30pm
Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday 2nd April, 6-8.30pm
Performances: Thursday 4th April & Friday 5th April

YT Pizza & Film Party: Wednesday 10th April, 6.30 – 8.30pm

Cost: £80 (Bursaries are available, please ask)