Does your child love to perform?
Become part of a Theatre Training Company that inspires, entertains and has FUN!
Develop your theatre skills
Learn the skills you need to become an amazing performer. Our sessions dedicate time to vocal skills, expression through movement and in-depth theatre training.
Ready to join an ensemble?
Theatretrain gives your child the advantage of a curriculum overseen by Kevin Dowsett, a respected theatre professional who trained stars like Catherine Tate and Lucy Davis.
Enjoy every session!
Most of all, we want our students to have fun. That’s why our sessions are active, group-based and designed to build confidence on and off the stage.
Get ready for our 100th large-scale production: We’re Gonna Change the World
A theatre company like no other…
Theatretrain is more than a performing arts school – it is a fully-fledged professional theatre training company for young people.
We give your child or young person the opportunity to perform regularly in many different venues – some local, some national – whilst developing and exploring all the skills they’ll need as a performer.
This is theatre training like no other and we’re proud to lead the field in what we do.
Try a session before you commit
Join Us For A No-Obligation Trial Session At Your Closest Theatre Company
Thousands of children love every minute of their Theatretrain experience. Could your child find inspiration and joy through theatre training? Book your taster session with your nearest theatre company to be sure it’s right for your child before you commit to signing up.
Why choose Theatretrain?
Professional, fun theatre training for 4-18-year-olds
Since 1992, Theatretrain has given young people the space to learn key theatre skills in dance, singing and acting. Artistic Director and Founder, Kevin Dowsett, brings together 50 years of outstanding performing arts experience to teach your child the fundamentals of theatre in a vibrant, welcoming space.
Performing arts training nationwide
Our theatre training sessions take place nationwide in our network of theatre companies. Our sessions are engaging, structured and enjoyed by all ages!
Main Company (Ages 6-18)
Dance, Act & Sing To Build Confidence & Performance Skills
The main company is divided into the following age groups: 6-8-year-olds, 9-12-year-olds, and 13-18-year-olds. These sessions become rehearsals for performances later in the year.
Junior Ensemble (Ages 3-5)
Fun Foundation Theatre Training For Your Little Ones
In these 45- and 90-minute sessions, your young performer will participate in all three main subjects and learn the basic skills of stagecraft.
Work toward memorable performances at iconic venues…
Perform in large-scale shows and take the spotlight
At Theatretrain, we see our students as performers, not pupils. Every class prepares them to be resilient, resourceful and creative in everything they do, both on the stage and in daily life. Theatretrain isn’t just another drama club – it’s an experience!
Our students have the opportunity to perform in the UK’s top theatres in regular shows. Your child can also get the chance to audition for our agency representation connections, encouraging them to follow their passion.
Theatretrain offers performance arts training for passionate young people of all ages. Prices can vary depending on the age of your child and your chosen Theatretrain company. But fees can start from £8-25. Find your local Theatretrain company here…
We’ve received tons of feedback from parents with children at Theatretrain, and they all note how much their child’s confidence has been boosted. Our sessions are group-based and actively led by theatre training professionals, so your child can learn to express themselves and make friendships in a safe space.
Theatretrain offers training throughout the UK! We have companies offering sessions nationwide. Find your nearest Theatretrain company here…
Book your taster sessions by finding your local Theatretrain company and booking your initial taster session! Or, if you have a question, use our contact form to ask us anything.
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Theatre is where we make sense of the world. It’s where we bring our hopes, dreams, fears and joy.