Chippenham Youth Theatre provides high quality drama lessons for 6 - 19 year olds for only £60 per term (£30 per half term). Once a year students put on a show at a professional theatre. The youth theatre is ideal for those who aspire to a career in the performing arts or for those wanting to have fun and build confidence. All staff are fully CRB checked. Everyone is welcome to a free trial with no obligation to join.
When and Where
Mondays 5.30 - 7pm - 15 - 19 year olds (fully booked)Mondays 4 - 5.30pm - 12 - 14 year olds (fully booked)Tuesdays 3.50 - 5.20pm - 6 -8 year olds (Downstairs)Tuesday 3.50 - 5.20pm - 6 - 8 year olds (Upstairs)Tuesdays 5.30 - 7pm - 12 - 14 year olds (fully booked) Fridays - 3.50 - 5.20pm - 9 - 11 year olds (fully booked)Fridays 5.30 - 7pm - 9 - 11 year olds (Downstairs)Fridays - 5.30 - 7pm - 9 - 11 year olds (Upstairs) Waiting lists are available for the fully booked classes.Term dates
Summer Term 2014: Week commencing 28th April - 7th July 2014
(Excluding half term - week commencing - 26th May. Monday 5th May is a bank holiday and we will not be running a class this day, Monday students will be given an extra class on Monday 14th July)
Autumn term 2014: Week commencing 15th September - 8th December 2014
(Excluding half term - week commencing 20th and 27th October)
Spring Term 2015: Week commencing 12th January - 23rd March 2015
(Excluding half term - Week commencing 16th February.)
Summer School - Play in a Week - Fully booked
Students rehearse for a play all week in Chippenham then at the end of the week perform at The Egg theatre Bath.
The Summer School is open to students aged 6 - 14 years old.
You can choose from one of two weeks.
28th July – 2nd August (fully booked)
4th August – 9th August (fully booked)
Both weeks will be Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm at Queens Crescent School in Chippenham, then Saturday - 1 – 5pm at The Egg in Bath with a 5pm show.
£95 for the whole week. £85 for siblings.
Tickets to the show will be free. Each student will be given 3 tickets.
Some pictures from our Summer 2012 play-in-a-week, Oliver Twist. With huge thanks to Anna Durrant Photography.
What they say
'Georgie has been completely inspired.'Fi, parent'I haven't seen her so excited!'Sarah, parent'Emily thinks it's "Awesome."'Thomas, parent'Such a fun and great atmosphere, everybody is so welcoming to new members. I highly recommend it to young budding actors and actresses.'Georgie Coulsen, student aged 15'It makes me feel happy.'Hannah, 11'Sam sees potential and encourages children to do more than they would do on their own.'Julie, parent'It feels like a family.'Vicky, 10'It helped to boost my confidence and to make new friends.'Mia, 10'The performance was amazing! Thank you so much Sam and co for all your hard work! The whole cast were fantastic!'Linda, parent'I feel excited when I come.'Alex, 9'Chippenham Youth Theatre really boosted my confidence and acting skills.'Joe, 13'CYT is an inspiration. Sam is a fantastic teacher and an amazing actress. Would positively recommend.'Georgie, 13'Chippenham Youth Theatre is legendary.'Carys, 12'I have learnt so much more about drama thanks to Sam.'Louise, 13'A place where you can be yourself.'Henry, 11'We cover lots of acting skills that are very useful.'Rebecca, 13'Absolutely fantastic.'Denise, parent'Absolutely fabulous!'Rupert, parent