TheatreRoyalPlymouth

Young Company Workshops

By becoming a Young Company member you’ll be able to make the most of our exciting array of courses, workshops and events including playwriting, theatre design, acting and dance. The programme is designed to offer you opportunities you wouldn’t get anywhere else and allow you to choose the workshops that suit your talents, interests and passions. All workshops are run by professional practitioners at our award winning Production and Learning centre at TR2, Cattedown or in our performance space The Lab at the theatre. Keep a look out for one-off workshops, Saturday Specials, intensive week activities and auditions throughout the year.

Unless otherwise stated, this programme will remain the same for all three terms.

Our autumn term dates are: W/C 17.09.18 > W/E 04.12.18 (There are no sessions during half term: W/C 22.10.18).

How to book

All of the courses are exclusive to Young Company Members. Anyone between the ages of 5 and 25 can become a member for £6 a year. Places on these courses are strictly limited so book quickly to avoid disappointment. You can book for the Autumn term from 10am on the 23rd July .

Please call the Box Office on 01752 267222 or the Engagament and Learning office on 01752 230379 to book/ ask any questions during office hours.

Mondays

YC Acting (for ages 8 -11)

5pm – 6.30pm

Get creative in these fun and friendly sessions that will inspire the imagination and build performance skills.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC Acting (for ages 11-13)

5.15pm – 7pm

Energetic and creative sessions designed to develop performance skills, build confidence and have fun.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC/ PC Acting (for ages 18-25)

7.15 – 9.15pm

This group focusing on exploring a range of professional rehearsal and performance techniques with a mix of people from the Young and People’s Company.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

Tuesdays

YC Create (for ages 11-18)

5.30pm – 7pm

Exploring drama and expressive movement, these fun and friendly sessions are designed especially for young people with disabilities who feel they would benefit from additional support.

Cost: £35 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC Acting (for ages 13-15)

6pm – 8pm

These energetic and fun sessions focus on developing performance skills and techniques, and explores different theatre styles and practice.

Please note 13-15 workshops will now take place in The Lab at the theatre (not at our Production and Learning centre).

Cost: £55 per term

Wednesdays

YC Acting (for ages 8 -11)

5pm – 6.30pm

Get creative in these fun and friendly sessions that will inspire the imagination and build performance skills.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC Acting (for ages 15-18)

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Discover and explore a range of professional rehearsal and performance techniques across the year, with a focus on a different skill or style each term.

Please note 15+ workshops will take place in The Lab at the theatre (not at our Production and Learning centre)

Cost: £55 per term

Saturdays

YC Dance (for ages 8 -12)

9.45am – 11.15am

A fun creative dance session exploring a range of dance styles for all abilities.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC Dance (for ages 11-25)

YC Airborne Dance: 11.30am – 1.30pm

Our Airborne dance programme offers a range of contemporary styles and the opportunity to create new pieces of work. The group will also have opportunities to perform at platforms across the South West.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC Acting (for ages 5 -7)

10am – 11.30am

A perfect introduction to performing for our youngest theatre makers. A fun session exploring all aspects of theatre from storytelling to expressive movement.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC Dance (for ages 5 -7)

2pm – 3pm

A perfect introduction to dance for our youngest performers. A fun session exploring all aspects of dance from storytelling to expressive movement.

Cost: £45 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

YC Acting (for ages 8 -11)

12pm – 1.30pm

Have fun, make friends and learn new skills in these highly energetic sessions that will fire the imagination.

Cost: £55 per term- Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

Sundays

YC Design (for ages 12-17) 10am – 4pm

Are you a creative person interested in art, crafts and bringing something from your imagination into life? Then our Young Company Design Group is the place for you! With a group of other Young Company members, you will design the set and create the props for our new Young Company spring show, Creep.

Cost: £75 per term – Held at our Production and Learning centre, TR2 (PL4 0SJ)

Sessions on: 24th February, 3rd March, 10th March, 17th March, 24th March

Concessions and bursaries

Bursaries and assisted places are available for young people who, for financial reasons, would be unable to attend the classes without this support. Please contact us for more information and an application form. Book two places/courses and receive a £5 discount (this applies to both young people booking on to two or more courses and siblings booked on to the same/different courses)

Unfortunately, refunds are not available except in exceptional circumstances and at our discretion. Refunds offered in the unlikely event of a course being cancelled. Workshops subject to a minimum of 10 participants.