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Youth Theatre Age Groups and Dates


Five Age Groups Available!
Changelings: 7-10yrs @ 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Amazons: 10-12yrs @ 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Rude Mechanicals: 12-14yrs @ 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Athenians : 14-16yrs @ 7:45pm - 9.00pm
Shadows: 16-19yrs @ 8:15pm- 9:30pm

Workshops take place at Trinity Theatre unless stated otherwise.

Monday Youth Theatre Dates: TYTC

Autumn Term

Trinity Youth Theatre will take place on these dates:

  • Mon 7th September 2015
  • Mon 14th September 2015
  • Mon 21st September 2015
  • Mon 28th September 2015
  • Mon 5th October 2015
  • Mon 12th October 2015

(Half term 19th – 26th October)

  • Mon 2nd November 2015
  • Mon 9th November 2015
  • Mon 16th November 2015
  • Mon 23rd November 2015

(Christmas Break)

Wednesday Youth Theatre Dates: TMYT
Trinity Musical Youth theatre will be running on these dates:
  • Wed 9th September 2015
  • Wed 16th September 2015
  • Wed 23rd September 2015
  • Wed 30th September 2015
  • Wed 14th October 2015

(Half term 19th – 26th October)

  • Wed 4th November 2015
  • Wed 18th November 2015
  • 25th November 2015

(Christmas Break)






For more information please contact Youth Engagement Manager Bethan Minter
on 01892 500 673
or by emailing

If your child is partaking in a Trinity Youth Theatre Company activity, and it is an emergency, please contact Bethan on 07923473344. This number is only in use when youth theatre activities are in progress.

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Trinity Theatre Bursary Program


The aim of the scheme is to award bursaries of £500 to two students with the intention of supporting artists in their development during their first year of studies and to ideally foster new long term relationships between Trinity and young artists.
The program is open to students of any theatre arts and would include any kind of performance art e.g. acting, music, directing etc. The program is intended to be wide ranging it its offer but applications should reference the relevance to performing arts. 


Applications should be made using the application form provided and submitted to . Funding will be targeted to those that want a career in the performing arts and those that wish to engage positively and enthusiastically with Trinity.

In addition to the financial bursary, successful candidates would be encouraged to engage with Trinity throughout their period of study e.g. during holidays. The intention would be to build a relationship with the organisation and potentially provide other opportunities for the successful candidate.


Applications will be shortlisted by Trinity's Youth Engagement Manager and will be presented to a Trinity Board Subcommittee for final selection. Selections made will be final and winning applicants will be contacted by the 14th September.

Further Details

The award will be £500 per student and will be awarded in the following form:-

2 Semester course:- £300 Semester 1, £200 Semester 2
3 Term course:- £250 Term 1, £125 Term 2, £125 Term 3

Payments will be made once confirmation has been received of student registration. Students that change their course may invalidate their bursary. Any changes to the course from that originally applied for must be notified to Trinity immediately.

Application deadline

All applications must be received by 5pm 24th August . Late applications will not be accepted.


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Technical Youth Theatre

Monday 20th - Friday 24th July | 10am - 4pm | 14+

In association with Skinners Kent Academy, Trinity Youth Theatre Company is offering their first every Technical Youth Theatre Course. This unique 5 day course will teach you the basics of becoming a theatre technician. Join us to learn how to build a set, plot lights, programme sound and stage manage the theatre from behind the scenes.


Junior Summer School | Aladdin Kids

Workshops: Mon 27 – Fri 31 Jul | 10:30am – 3:30pm | 7-12 yrs

Performance: Sat 1Aug | 2pm | 7pm

Trinity Youth Theatre Company’s Junior Summer School has returned for another enchanting year!

When street-rat Aladdin rubs a dusty old lamp, he finds more than he bargains for. However, he soon discovers that the evil Jafar has other plans for the lamp, it’s genie and the charming Princess Jasmine. But can Aladdin save his Princess, after she realises that he isn't quite what he appears to be?

This project is a fantastic opportunity for young people aged 7-12 to create and perform a live kids version of Aladdin on the Trinity Theatre stage. Each child will try their hand at stage make-up and making, as well as singing, dancing and acting in our unique summer course.


Senior Summer School | Fame Jr

Workshops: Fri 3 – 7 Aug | 9:30am – 4:30pm | 13–18yrs

Performance: Sat 8 Aug | 2pm | 7pm

Back by popular demand, Trinity Youth Theatre Company’s Senior Summer School has returned!

The year is 1980. A set of lucky students have been admitted to New York’s High school of the Performing Arts. With big dreams the students begin their studies. Have they got what it takes to find fame; or will the crack under the pressure?

Take up the challenge and be part of the cast of this year’s production of ‘Fame Jr’; A condensed version of David De Silva’s 1988 multi-award nominated musical ‘Fame’. Including the sensational songs ‘There She Goes/ Fame’, ‘Let’s Play a Love Scene’ and ‘Bring On Tomorrow’. Join us to learn, rehearse and perform this hit musical in just 6 days!


Short Film Course

Mon 10 – Wed 12Aug | 10am – 4pm | 10yrs+

Create and star in your own short film, in this exciting and unique three day short film course! Taught by professional film maker Samuel Marlow, in a small team, you will be taught the basics of story boarding, script writing and filming, as well as creating your own short film. You will even receive a DVD of your work.



Stop Motion Animation Course

Thu 13 - Sat 15 Aug | 10am – 4pm | 9yrs+

Back by popular demand, our 3 day course you will teach you the basics of storytelling, making and stop motion animation, as well as create a few short animated films of your own. All involved will receive a DVD of their work as well as having their films showcased on The Youth theatres YouTube channel. Don’t miss the chance to take part in this fantastic and unique cinematic opportunity this February half term.



Halloween Costume and Makeup Workshop

Sun 25 Oct | 10am-4pm | Ages 10+

Make an awesomely gruesome costume in time for Halloween! Taught by industry professionals, learn how to design and make your terrifying Halloween costume and makeup in time to Trick or Treat your neighbours.



Script Writing Masterclass

8th November | 10am – 4pm | Ages 13+

In this one-day masterclass, movie writer-director Samuel Marlow will take you through the fundamental principles of screenwriting. Covering everything from ideas generation to the principles of structure, character-development and dialogue this masterclass is geared towards writing feature-length movies, but can also be applied to short films and stage plays.



Improve Your Improv Course

Sun 15, Sun 22 & Sun 29 Nov | 10am – 4pm | 12yrs+

Never be caught on the spot again with our 3 day course to improve your improvisation skills. Run over 3 consecutive Sundays, these fast paced workshops will help sharpen your spontaneous acting skills in a ‘How’s Line’ style. Helping you create instantaneous characters, quickly respond to scenarios and to reply to absurd conversations.



Dickensian Christmas Craft Day

Mon 21 Dec | 10am – 4pm | 8yrs+

Join us for a Dickensian Christmas Craft day here at Trinity Theatre. Try your hand at weaving a Christmas reef, painting dough ornaments, or sewing and decorating a Christmas stocking for someone special. Get into the spirit of Christmas the old fashioned way.


Arts Awards @ Trinity Youth Theatre Company

Did you know that Trinity Youth Theatre also runs an Arts award program? Well would you like to complete a Bronze or Silver arts award in a fun, informal setting with likeminded young people? Why not join our Arts Award Café group starting February. The Café group meet on Wednesday evenings between 4:30pm to 6:30pm during term time.

To sign up, contact Bethan (



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