Dorking School of Performing Arts

A PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL WITH A DIFFERENCE!

Welcome to Dorking School of Performing Arts!

With weekly drama classes for 6-18 year olds as well as holiday workshops throughout the year, students gain experience in theatre, television, film and radio acting, led by our teaching team of professional actors. Run by award-nominated not-for-profit Big Bold Youth CIC, the school offers 50% off for siblings as well as a monthly payment option.


WEEKLY DRAMA CLASSES

Our weekly drama classes in Dorking are a great opportunity for young people to gain confidence, learn new skills and build friendships along the way. From theatre projects to television/film training, every class is a new experience for our students.

The Younger Ones

for 6-10 Year Olds!
£5.25per class
  • Our Younger Ones class is fun, bubbly and exciting! From drama games to improvisation, our students explore a range of skills in theatre, television, film and radio. Each class lasts 60 minutes.

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  • Days: Mondays

  • Times: 17:00-18:00

  • Venue: Old Pixham School (RH4 1PQ)

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The Middle Ones

for 10-14 Year Olds!
£7per class
  • Our Middle Ones class is thrilling and challenging! From improvisation to devising, our students explore a range of skills in theatre, television, film and radio. Each class lasts 80 minutes.

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  • Days: Mondays

  • Times: 18:00-19:20

  • Venue: Old Pixham School (RH4 1PQ)

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The Older Ones

for 14-18 Year Olds!
£8.75per class
  • From character improvisation to script projects, students in our Older Ones class explore a range of skills in theatre, television, film and radio. Each class lasts 100 minutes.

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LAMDA

for 6-18 Year Olds!
£5.25per class
  • Our LAMDA classes are a great way for students to put their skills to the test, taking Entry Level to Grade 8 exams each year in Acting, Devising and Verse & Prose. Each class lasts 60 minutes.

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HOLIDAY DRAMA WORKSHOPS

Our holiday drama workshops in Dorking are a great opportunity for young people to gain confidence, learn new skills and build friendships along the way. From theatre projects to television/film training, every workshop is a new experience for our students.

Half Term

for 6-18 Year Olds!
£15per workshop
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  • Our half term drama workshops are fun, bubbly and exciting! From drama games to improvisation, our students explore a range of skills in theatre, television, film and/or radio. Students also get to work on a small project, followed by a sharing for friends and family at the end of the session. Each workshop lasts 3 hours.

  • Dates: Monday 28th October 2019

  • Times: 09:00-12:00 (6-10 Years) / 09:00-12:00 (10-14 Years)

  • Venue: Old Pixham School (RH4 1PQ)

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Summer

for 6-18 year olds!
£30per workshop
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  • From character improvisation to script projects, students in our Summer drama workshop explore a range of skills in theatre, television, film and/or radio. After getting to know each other, students then rehearse and perform a short play for friends and family at the end of the day. Each workshop lasts 6 hours.

  • Dates: 16th August (6-10 Yrs)

  • Times: 09:00-15:00

  • Venue: Old Pixham School (RH4 1PQ)

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What To Expect

✔ Fun ✔ New skills ✔ Life-long friendships ✔ Professionally led

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2019 9th September – 9th December (Half Term: 28th October – 1st November)

Fees

Starting from £5.25 per class, we offer free trials for all new students as well as 50% off for siblings! Pay your fees either termly or utilise our monthly payment option (with 0% interest, fees or additional charges).

Our Mission

We want to ensure that every young person in Newport Pagnell and the surrounding areas has access to drama through our affordable and accessible activities, both in and outside school.

Student Development

Using our educational framework, we always focus on our student’s development, not the cost!

Education

We pride ourselves on having some of the most passionate teaching staff around, all of whom are working industry professionals and have trained at some of the country’s leading drama schools.

The Teaching Team

Aisling
Aisling
Assistant
Yvette
Yvette
Assistant Drama Teacher
Rhiannon
Rhiannon
Drama Teacher
Rhiannon trained at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC. She has worked extensively as an actor in the UK and Stateside, in roles ranging
Dorking Drama Class Students and Staff

WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE?

From our teaching teams to our activities, discover what makes our drama classes so awesome!


Big Bold Youth was founded in 2015 and established as a not-for-profit Community Interest Company in 2017, with a mission to provide affordable and accessible drama activities for young people across the UK. Our main policy is acceptance. We want every child to have the opportunity to experience drama, even if they don’t wish to forge a career as an actor. There are huge benefits to be gained from joining a local drama group, from building confidence to improving communication. Whether your joining one of our weekly drama classes or enjoying an action packed school workshop, we have created an educational framework to guide our students through the process of developing skills in acting, voice and movement.


FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR DRAMA CLASSES IN DORKING TODAY BY CONTACTING US ON:

01737 428 049 / [email protected]


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