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    Young Theatre Makers 5:7 | Summer 2023

    Young Theatre Makers 5:7 | Summer 2023

    • 22 Apr -
      15 Jul 2023
      22 Apr - 15 Jul 2023

    EVERY SATURDAY FROM 22 april TO 15 july 2023

    Designed to be a safe space of creative exploration for 5-7 year olds, children will build their confidence by learning new skills, making new friends and most importantly having fun. These workshops are not just about acting, they are about teamwork, social skills, imagination, and creative expression.

    Young Theatre Makers is our weekly youth theatre for 3-19 year olds. YTM runs each week during term time, with 3-5s and 5-7s meeting on a Saturday morning, and 8-10s, 11-13s and 14-19s meeting on Sundays.

    Our sessions are energetic, challenging, educational and fun!

    We will explore and develop a wide range of theatre skills, which may include:

    • Movement
    • Clowning
    • Storytelling
    • Voice and communication
    • Trust and team-building

    The aims of our workshops are to:

    • Inspire young people to engage in theatre and the arts.
    • Enable young people to explore their creativity and imagination, build confidence, have fun and make new friends.

    We understand that not all children of this age will feel comfortable being somewhere new without their parents. On Saturday mornings, parents are welcome to stay and have a cup of coffee (and enjoy some peace and quiet, perhaps) in our upstairs bar. The workshop room doors will remain open, and children who need a bit of extra support from their parents are welcome to know that they are only a few steps away.

    Hannah-Rose Wiltshire, Workshop Facilitator

    Hannah-Rose has been working as a drama facilitator for 10 years, teaching students from 18 months to 21 years. She’s showcased her unique brand of performance and education in schools, communities and companies across the UK, including Stagecoach, Bristol Academy of Drama, and All-In Productions.

    Hannah-Rose also works as a freelance LAMDA teacher, and runs her own theatre company, Drama with Hannah-Rose.

    “As a facilitator, the main focus of my classes is to build confidence and imagination in children,” she explains. “I use storytelling and roleplay to nurture creativity and independence. At this age, drama isn’t just about performing in front of an audience – it’s a dress rehearsal for the journey ahead of them”.

    • RUNNING TIME1 hour
    • AGE RECOMMENDATION5 - 7 years
    • TICKETSPWYC - £60 or £96 for the full term. Bursary places available.

    YTM 5:7
    Sat 22 April – Sat 15 July 2023 10:30am – 11:30am
    (No session on Sat 27 May)

    All workshops will take place on Saturday mornings during term time at Tobacco Factory Theatres from 10:30am – 11.30am

    Pay What You Choose (PWYC)

    By joining, you sign up for the whole term and can choose to pay £5 or £8 per session, which works out as £60 or £96 for the full term.

    The true cost of running the summer school is £8 per person, but we have a subsidised option at £5 per person intended for those from low income households. We also have bursary places available for people facing financial difficulty. It is important to us that anyone who wants to take part can do so. If you would like to apply for a bursary place, please give our Box Office a call on 0117 902 0344, or email tickets@tobaccofactorytheatres.com

    To sign up and pay for the full term up front, click the ‘Buy Tickets’ button above.

    PLEASE NOTE when booking you will only see the first date of the sessions. By booking you are committing to all sessions as per the dates above. We are unable to offer refunds for places unless we have a waiting list for that particular class and are able to resell the place.

    Priority on sale 12.30pm Wed 15 March
    General on sale 12.30pm Mon 20 March

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