This summer we are heading back to Oz and we are looking for performers ages 9-19 to be a part of our legendary summer show!

If you’d like to audition to be part of this production, then please register your interest with us. Once we’ve received your application, we’ll add you to our auditions list and send you an application form when they go live (date TBC).

Application deadline is the 8th May.

Fun, free weekends of intensive dance workshops designed for young dancers aged 13-21 interested in developing their technical and creative skills and connecting to experienced practitioners working with National Dance Company Wales.

Take part in a range of classes and choreographic workshops and meet other young dancers in Wales.

We welcome dancers from a wide range of backgrounds and want you to bring yourselves to the room, whatever your experience the workshops will be an open, fun and welcoming.

Saturday 25 May 10am-4pm
Pontio, Bangor, Deiniol Road, LL57 2TQ

Friday 31 May-Sunday 2 June 10am-4pm
Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli, Park St, Llanelli, SA15 3YE
Come for one, two, or three days.

Learn how to confidently and efficiently use Logic Pro X to create beats and compositions, and how to mix and master compositions into a final product.

The main objective of this course is to learn how to confidently and efficiently use Logic Pro X to create beats and compositions, and how to mix and master compositions into a final product.

Tuesdays 5 - 6pm

Dates 23 April - 2 July

Learn how to confidently and efficiently use GarageBand for the iMac to create beats and compositions, and how to mix and balance the different instrumental elements into a final product.

The main objective of this course is to learn how to confidently and efficiently use GarageBand for the IMac to create beats and compositions, and how to mix and balance the different instrumental elements into a final product.

The Lyric is committed to making our classes accessible to all and so we are offering a bursary place in this class.

Tuesdays 4.15 - 5pm

Dates: 23 April - 2 July

This course is designed for students wanting to pursue a career as an employed or self-employed Makeup Artist, providing hair and makeup services in the media, theatre, fashion and photographic industries.

You’ll develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to plan for and provide make up applications, hair preparations services, fashion and editorial make up with extended knowledge in face and body art. This will enable you to produce an overall total look and participate in competition work.

Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances.

Multi-award winning theatre companies Good Chance and Gecko are creating a groundbreaking performance with over 200 young people in public spaces in the UK and Europe, all about children’s right to safety, whoever they are, wherever they are from. And we’re looking for young people just like you! No performance experience needed.

We’re looking for young people aged 11-22 based in Essex to join our performance group - no performance experience needed! Our story will be told through drama, dance, music and expressive performance. You’ll take part in a series of fun, playful and creative rehearsals to learn and develop new skills, and prepare to perform in an exciting outdoor production alongside professional performers from Gecko. You will also take part in activities to become a local ambassador and changemaker in your community.

Interested? Join us at a FREE recruitment workshop - a chance to get a taste of how we tell stories, meet our professional performers, and learn more about the project. Remaining dates for open recruitment workshops in Essex are:

The rehearsals through the summer will take place in Colchester. Performances will in Harwich by the Quay.

The project is open to young people based between Colchester and Tendring as well as the surrounding areas. If you need support with travel costs, tell us in the sign up form.

We have some funding available to cover travel costs for a small number of participants.

Young Amici is a chance to meet new people, express yourself in a safe environment, experience dance through Amici’s unique improvisation techniques and discover the magic of Amici.

We want to inspire the next generation of dancers and share inclusive practice through performance and workshops. Our weekly classes are for disabled and non-disabled young people (11-25 years old) who are interested in dance and theatre. The classes are FREE, fun, fully inclusive and suitable for all levels of experience and can lead to opportunities in performance and leadership training.

Wednesdays 4.30 - 6pm

Dates 24 April - 3 July

At Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, we offer a wide range of opportunities for young people to foster their love for the arts. Our classes are designed to provide a supportive environment where students can explore their creative potential and develop essential skills in performance, production, filmmaking and much more.

Our courses for under-18s are taught by experienced professionals as well as our own degree students at the height of their training, ensuring an enriching learning experience. These dedicated instructors create a nurturing environment in which young people can build their confidence, develop teamwork skills and gain a deep appreciation of the arts.

Summer Film Camp (ages 11-18), Monday 12 – Friday 16 August, 2024 | £255 | Mixed Abilities

> Age 11-12 from 12 to 16 August
> Age 13-14 from 12 to 16 August
> Age 15-16 from 19 to 23 August
> Age 17-18 from 19 to 23 August

During the film camp you will learn about:
> Performing in front of a camera
> Directing scenes to tell a story
> Framing shots using different camera angles to create dramatic effect
> Using lighting to play with the mood of a scene
> Designing and making costumes to fit different themes
> Setting the tone for a film using sound
> Writing scenes and dialogues to convey drama and action
… and much more!

You will be taught by our current degree students, who are bright young professionals about to embark on their careers in the industry. BOVTS graduates have made their mark on stage and screen for over 75 years, and some have even gone on to win Oscar awards! You can be sure that our students will bring the best of their training and experience to the Young Artists Summer Film Camp.

Join us to be part of a fun-filled week, where you can learn filmmaking skills, boost your storytelling skills and make new friends.

At Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, we offer a wide range of opportunities for young people to foster their love for the arts. Our classes are designed to provide a supportive environment where students can explore their creative potential and develop essential skills in performance, production, filmmaking and much more.

Our courses for under-18s are taught by experienced professionals as well as our own degree students at the height of their training, ensuring an enriching learning experience. These dedicated instructors create a nurturing environment in which young people can build their confidence, develop teamwork skills and gain a deep appreciation of the arts.

Summer Theatre Camp (ages 5-10), Monday 5 – Friday 9 August, 2024 | £255 | Mixed Abilities, ages 5-7 and 8-10

BOVTS Summer Theatre Camp gives budding performers aged 5—10 the opportunity to unlock the world of creativity and imagination in a unique five-day theatre adventure. This year, students will embark on a journey to devise and perform their very own play under the theme of “My Ultimate Quest”.

ⓘ There are two differentiated age groups within Summer Theatre Camp. Both camps for ages 5—7 and 8—10 are running between Monday 5 August and Friday 9 August 2024. Each day runs 10:00 to 15:00 at Downside Road, Bristol.

Why choose BOVTS Summer Theatre Camp?

Learning environment
Our camp is led by experienced professionals with a passion for theatre. Current BOVTS degree students will assist in classes, creating an inspiring environment in which your child can excel.

5 days, 1 unforgettable play
Witness the magic of theatre unfold as students collaborate to devise and perform a play in just five days. “My Ultimate Quest” is not just a theme – it’s the catalyst for a week of exploration, creativity and discovery!

Skills that last a lifetime
Our camp focuses on building essential life skills. From teamwork and communication, to problem-solving and self-expression, your child will leave with more than just memories of an incredible performance.

At Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, we offer a wide range of opportunities for young people to foster their love for the arts. Our classes are designed to provide a supportive environment where students can explore their creative potential and develop essential skills in performance, production, filmmaking and much more.

Our courses for under-18s are taught by experienced professionals as well as our own degree students at the height of their training, ensuring an enriching learning experience. These dedicated instructors create a nurturing environment in which young people can build their confidence, develop teamwork skills and gain a deep appreciation of the arts.

Sunday Young Artists, 28 Apr – 7 July, Half term: 26 May (Summer Term) | See website for fees, partial bursaries available | Mixed Abilities

On Sundays during term time, we are open to young people from across the South West. Catering for children aged 3-18, Sunday Young Artists provides weekly classes in performance and production skills taught by our students at the height of their professional training.

We offer classes for the following age groups:
Wings – age 3-4
Upstage – age 5-6
Downstage – age 7-9
Centre Stage – age 10-12
Stage Left – age 13-15
Stage Right – age 16-18

Every term focuses on a theme, with exercises and activities structured around it. Students will explore performance skills, costume and set design, as well as different roles within theatre making such as directing and stage management.

At the end of the term, students will put on a short performance for family and friends to showcase the skills they learned over the past ten weeks.

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