Palace Youth Theatre

The Palace’s weekly youth theatre for 5-19s

Open to all 5 – 19 year olds, participants meet weekly during term time to develop their performance skills and confidence in a fun, supportive environment.

PYT 5-7s, Wednesdays 4.45pm - 5.45pm (£55 per term)

With no auditions or experience requirements the 5-7 youth theatre group is open to all abilities. Meeting weekly between 4:45-5:45pm on Wednesday afternoons under the guidance of Resident Director, James Williams, the group work on a range of topics varying from term to term. Sessions are designed to help children grow in confidence and communication skills alongside developing core drama and performance skills.

Terms conclude with participants preparing an informal show for friends and family which is delivered on the last session, which is a great opportunity to see what your child has been up to. If you are interested but still not entirely convinced, trial sessions are also available at the start of term to give a more practical demonstration of what our Youth theatre looks like and how it operates.

PYT 7-11s, Saturdays 9.45am - 11.30am (£65 per term)

With no auditions or experience requirements the 7-11 youth theatre group is open to all abilities. Meeting weekly between 9:45-11:30am on Saturday mornings under the guidance of experienced Director and Facilitator, Helen Barnett, the group work on a range of topics varying from term to term. Sessions are designed to help children grow in confidence and communication skills alongside developing core drama and performance skills.

Terms concludes with participants preparing an informal show for friends and family which is delivered on the last session, which is a great opportunity to see what your child has been up to. If you are interested but still not entirely convinced, trial sessions are also available at the start of term to give a more practical demonstration of what our Youth theatre looks like and how it operates.

PYT 11-14s, Saturdays 11.45am - 1.30pm (£65 per term)

With no auditions or experience requirements the 7-11 youth theatre group is open to all abilities. Meeting weekly between 11:45–1:30pm on Saturdays under the guidance of experienced Director and Facilitator, Helen Barnett, the group work on a range of topics varying from term to term. Sessions are designed to help children grow in confidence and communication skills alongside developing core drama and performance skills.

Terms concludes with participants preparing an informal show for friends and family which is delivered on the last session, which is a great opportunity to see what your child has been up to. If you are interested but still not entirely convinced, trial sessions are also available at the start of term to give a more practical demonstration of what our Youth theatre looks like and how it operates.

PYT 14-16s, Tuesdays 5.30pm - 7.15pm (£65 per term)

With no auditions or experience requirements the 14-16 youth theatre group is open to all abilities. Meeting weekly between 5:30-7:15pm on Tuesday evenings under the guidance of Resident Director, James Williams, the group work on a range of topics varying from term to term. Sessions are designed to help nurture a growth in confidence and communication skills alongside developing core drama and performance skills.

Terms concludes with participants preparing an informal show for friends and family which is delivered on the last session, which is a great opportunity to see what your child has been up to. If you are interested but still not entirely convinced, trial sessions are also available at the start of term to give a more practical demonstration of what our Youth theatre looks like and how it operates.

PYT 16-19s, Tuesdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm (£65 per term)

With no auditions or experience requirements the 16-19 youth theatre group is open to all abilities. Meeting weekly between 7:30-9:30pm on Tuesday evenings under the guidance of Resident Director, James Williams, the group work on a range of topics varying from term to term. Sessions are designed to help nurture a growth in confidence and communication skills alongside developing core drama and performance skills.

Terms concludes with participants preparing an informal show for friends and family which is delivered on the last session, which is a great opportunity to see what your child has been up to. If you are interested but still not entirely convinced, trial sessions are also available at the start of term to give a more practical demonstration of what our Youth theatre looks like and how it operates.

PYT Hubs: Leavesden Green 10-15s

5pm – 7pm, Thursdays

Aged 10-15 and live in Leavesden Green? Into film, acting, or creating and telling stories? We offer weekly youth theatre sessions that offer games, drama and opportunities to perform in a supportive and friendly environment.

When:
Thursdays 5-7pm during term time

Where:  
Leavesden Green Community Hub, 
Clarke Green,
off Clarke Way,
Watford WD25 0BW

Cost:
Free to Leavesden Green residents
Drinks and snacks provided

To find out more, come along to one of our sessions, or call 01923 810307 or email participation@watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk

 These youth theatres are supported by Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, Watford Community Housing Trust, The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust, Frank and Helen Neale and The Brian Maguire Charitable Trust.

PYT Hubs: Orbital 10-15s, Thursdays 5pm - 7pm

Aged 10-15 and into film, acting, or creating and telling stories? We offer weekly youth theatre sessions that offer games, drama and opportunities to perform in a supportive and friendly environment.

When:
Thursdays 5-7pm during term time

Where:
Orbital Community Centre,
Haines Way,
Watford WD25 7QU

Cost:
Free to local residents

Drinks and snacks provided

To find out more, come along to one of our sessions, or call 01923 810307 or email participation@watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk

These youth theatres are supported by Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, Watford Community Housing Trust, The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust, Frank and Helen Neale and The Brian Maguire Charitable Trust.