Bruford Youth Theatre

  • Bruford Youth Theatre
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About this course

Duration

Flexible

Term Start

September, January and April

 

Juniors
(4-6.5 & 6.5-8 year olds)

An introduction to drama in a fun and friendly atmosphere, this class is an opportunity for children to explore the creative arts through play.

Activities include; theatre games, storytelling, role-play, improvisation and using music as a stimulus. As well as developing basic performance skills, these activities can also help to develop confidence levels, increase social awareness and build teamwork skills.

Each term the children will explore imaginative and creative responses to a given theme, which will culminate in an opportunity for them to share this work with family and friends.

Please note: students should wear loose, comfortable clothing that is suitable for movement work and sitting on the floor. Leggings/jogging bottoms, T-shirts and plimsoles or trainers are ideal.
 

Saturdays (2020 Autumn Term)
10 weeks
From 3 October - 12 December
(Half term break on 31 October)

4-6.5 Year Olds
9.30am - 10.30am

6.5-8 Year Olds
10:30am - 11:30am
12.00 - 1.00pm

Cost
£65 for the term (20% discount for siblings). 
 

 

Inters
(9-12 year olds)

A fun and challenging drama class, that is open to everyone whether you are an aspiring performer or just want to have fun. The Inters are encouraged to bring their own ideas and creativity to the work and the curriculum is dependent on the students present in the class.

A range of drama techniques and theatrical forms are explored including improvisation, devising, script work, voice and movement.

Termly specialist workshops and week-long theatre schools during the holidays also provide a unique opportunity for young people to explore different aspects of the theatre. These workshops can include: Acting/Performance/Dance/Movement, Directing, Filming and Editing, Script Writing, Set Design, Costume Design and Prop Making.

There will be opportunities throughout the year to take part in informal ‘sharings’ for friends and family and to perform in the College’s Rose theatre.

Please note: students should wear loose, comfortable clothing that is suitable for movement work and sitting on the floor. Leggings/jogging bottoms, T-shirts and plimsoles or trainers are ideal.

Saturdays (2020 Autumn Term)
10 weeks
From 3 October - 12 December
(Half term break on 31 October)
9am - 11am

Cost
£130 for the term (20% discount available for siblings). 
 

Seniors
(13-17 year olds)

Work and perform with like-minded people of your own age who share a passion for theatre and performance. Everyone is welcome and you do not need any previous experience to take part.

Students develop their performance skills through the exploration of a variety of performance techniques. These can include improvisation, devising, naturalism, character work, voice, movement and working with text.

Termly specialist workshops and week-long theatre schools during the holidays also provide a unique opportunity for young people to explore different aspects of the theatre. These workshops can include: Acting/Performance/Dance/Movement, Directing, Filming and Editing, Script Writing, Set Design, Costume Design and Prop Making.

There will be opportunities throughout the year to take part in informal ‘sharings’ for friends and family and to perform in the college’s Rose theatre.

Please note: students should wear loose, comfortable clothing that is suitable for movement work and sitting on the floor. Leggings/jogging bottoms, T-shirts and plimsoles or trainers are ideal.


Saturdays (2020 Autumn Term)
10 weeks
From 3 October - 12 December
(Half term break on 31 October)
11am - 1pm

Cost
£130 for the term (20% discount available for siblings.) 
 

For more information and to register your interest please contact Tracy Woodey:

E: tracy.woodey@bruford.ac.uk

  • All our teachers have undertaken an enhanced DBS check.
  • Free parking
  • Refreshments Available

 


Why choose this course?

  • Termly starts 
     
  • Patron: Sir Quentin Blake
     
  • Unique workshops for young people in a fun and safe environment 
     
  • Over 60 years’ experience of running youth theatre workshops 

Fee and Application Information

Accreditation

Bruford Youth Theatre is split into the following workshops and age ranges:

  • Juniors (4-6 & 6-8 year olds) - £65 per term
  • Inters (9-12 year olds) -  £130 per term

  • Seniors (13+ year olds) - £130 per term

​We also offer a 20% sibling discount. 

Related Information

2020 Autumn Term

3 October
10 October
17 October
24 October

31 October Closed for Half Term

7 November
14 November
21 November
28 November
5 December
12 December

 
 
Here's a video of a recent Summer School by Jamie Moreland to give you an idea of what we do.
 
 
And here's a video filmed during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic Lockdown. Bruford Youth Theatre continued working - each BYT member was remote, isolated and yet connected through creativity.