Young Company

Create Theatre

If you're aged 7 - 18 and passionate about making theatre then why not join our Young Company?

You'll have a chance to create original pieces of theatre, work on scripts, develop performance skills, and perform at Theatre by the Lake all whilst building confidence, having fun and making friends.

We hold weekly term-time sessions at Theatre by the Lake on Mondays and Tuesdays, with a new block of sessions starting end of September 2019.
 
Classes are on sale from our Box Office from Monday 16 Sept.
 
Find out full details in our info pack: Young Company information pack
 
Young Sparks (Years 3, 4 & 5 – Age 7-10) Mondays at 5.00 - 6.30pm
Starting 30 September.
 
2019 Dates: 30 Sept, 7, 14, 28 Oct, 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov & 2, 9 Dec.
2020 Dates: 6, 13, 20, 27 Jan, 3, 10, 24 Feb & 2, 9, 16 March.
 
Young Performers: (Years 6, 7 & 8 – Age 10-13) Tuesdays at 5.15-7.15
Starting 1 October.
 
2019 Dates: 1, 8, 15, 29 Oct, 5, 12, 19, 26 Nov & 3, 10 Dec.
2020 Dates: 7, 14, 21, 28 Jan, 4, 11, 25 Feb & 3, 10, 17 March.
 
Young Actors: (Years 9-13 – Age 13-18) Mondays at 7.30-9.30
Starting 7 October
 
Please note - in the second term, our Young Actors will be preparing for the NT Connections Festival, with opportunities for acting, stage management, technical and assistant directing.
 
Each year, the National Theatre commissions ten new plays for young people to perform, and 300 youth companies from every corner of the UK will produce a Connections play this year. Please note that the play for NT Connections may contain strong language.
 
Young Actors is by application: Young Actors application form. Please note that applications for our Young Actors have now closed.
 
2019 Dates: 7, 14, 28 Oct, 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov & 2, 9, 16 Dec.
2020 Dates: 6, 13, 20, 27 Jan, 3, 10, 24 Feb & 2, 3, 4 March (home performances) and 9,16, 17/18 or 19 tbc (NT Connections Festival).
 
For further information, email participation@theatrebythelake.com
 
To book your place, telephone the box office on 017687 74411 from 16 September.