Theatre Royal Youth

Aged 8-22? Then Theatre Royal Youth Theatre could be for you!

Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre is the only group in the area to be based around a working professional theatre, which means you get to learn from practitioners with industry experience, helping you grow in confidence and become a better performer.

If you are between the ages of 8 and 22 looking for an opportunity to develop your performance skills in a creative and professional environment, we have a variety of groups you can choose from.

No previous acting experience is necessary, just a passion and commitment to creating exciting pieces of drama!


Youth Theatre

Ages 8-11

Monday 4.15pm – 5.45pm at Theatre Royal
Saturday 9.15am – 10.45am and 11am – 12.30pm at Theatre Royal

The cost for this age group is £68 per term based on a 10-week time period. 

Ages 12-16

Wednesday 4.30pm – 6.30pm at The Apex/United Reformed Church
Thursday 6pm – 8pm at Conservatoire EAST

The cost for this age group is £84 per term based on a 10-week time period.

Young Company (16-22)

Wednesday 6.30pm – 9pm at The Apex/United Reformed Church

The cost of this group is £89 per term based on a 10-week time period.


Holiday Workshops

These workshops are designed to give children aged 6-11 the opportunity to explore different theatrical styles & skills within a working Theatre during the school holidays. Each workshop has a unique theme and gives children the opportunity to develop key life skills, play with theatrical devices, make new friends and most importantly, have fun!

“Our daughter wanted to try acting and developed an interest through school and for me as a parent it was an amazing experience in confidence building,”

Myths & Legends workshop parent.


“Our children loved the workshop – keep doing it!”

Journeys workshop parent.


The workshops are great for children who are thinking about joining our Youth Theatre groups and would like a taster for the kind of work we do or just a bit too young to join in with our Young Company shows but would like to get involved. Please browse our What’s On page for future Holiday Workshops.


All workshops are aimed at 6 – 11 year olds, run from 10am – 3pm and are priced at £35 per person per day.


Special thanks to our sponsors Anglia Suspended Ceilings