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Youth

Trinity Youth Theatre welcomes children and young people (ages 5-19) to take part in a variety of creative workshops and perform in plays.


Drama Workshops

We host weekly workshops on Trinity’s stage, ranging from storytelling to script work, improvisation to puppetry.

 

 

In our younger groups, Apollo and Globe, children work towards a Parent Share each term, where they present a piece in groups based on what the theme they have been exploring in workshops.

Our older groups, Mayflower and Phoenix, often have guest facilitators popping by to cover things such as physical theatre, stage combat and more.

The workshops are a fantastic way to build confidence, develop skills and make friends.

All of our youth theatre groups are run by DBS checked adults.

Trinity Youth Theatre – Safeguarding Policy 2018


Storytellers

Bring stories to life with our new Storytellers group! Act out well-known tales, or bring in your own stories and tell them together as a group. As an introduction to acting, with the help of your favourite book characters, Storytellers lets your imagination take charge.

On Monday nights for school years 1-3 (ages 5-7).


Perform

We’re thrilled to give young people the opportunity to perform on Trinity Theatre’s stage or to take part in performances at drama festivals. Perform is available by audition for school years 8 and above. Members do not need to attend other Trinity Youth Theatre groups to take part.

In 2018, we have so far performed Alice by Laura Wade, and When They Go Low by Natalie Mitchell (part of National Theatre Connections).

Later in the year, the Youth Theatre will be performing Terry Pratchett’s Mort.

We are also entering the National Theatre Connections festival with When They Go Low. Home performances, at Trinity Theatre, will be taking place in March.

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TYT Backstage

Our backstage youth theatre is comprised of two strands – Production, learning how to design, construct, and source set, props, and costumes for a production on the Trinity stage; and Technical, learning how to design and operate sound and lighting, as well as stage management.

Participants will learn from industry specialists how to bring a show to the stage, and contribute to the creative process for Trinity Youth Theatre’s productions.

Those taking part will also get the opportunity to help run the shows live during show weeks and performances – as lighting operator, sound operator, make-up artist, costumier or assistant stage manager.

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