Theatre Sessions At Theatretrain Ashford
Professional Dance, Singing & Acting Training To Set Your Child On The Right Path
Our Performing Arts Classes In Ashford
All of our sessions at Theatretrain Ashford are led by professionals in an inclusive, group-based environment. We want your child to have FUN while they learn from some of the best in the industry, immersed in an impressive and enjoyable performance programme.
Theatretrain Ashford Sessions
Our weekly sessions take place at L2D Studios, Ashford, covering the 3 main principles of performance – acting, singing and dancing.
These sessions bring students together in their age groups to learn ensemble songs, work on their acting skills and dance their socks off! They become rehearsals for a performance as the year progresses, and all students have the chance to perform each and every year.
Junior Ensemble: Minis
Every dream starts somewhere… In these 90-minute sessions our young performers cover all three disciplines and learn the basic skills of imagination and stagecraft. Most importantly, we make sure everyone feels comfortable, creating a vibrant atmosphere to learn in!
Junior Ensemble: Tinies
Every dream starts somewhere… In these 45-minute sessions our young performers cover all three disciplines and learn the basic skills of imagination and stagecraft. Most importantly, we make sure everyone feels comfortable, creating a vibrant atmosphere to learn in!
Friday 21st April – Friday 14th July
Friday 8th September – Friday 8th December
What To Expect From Your Theatretrain Experience…
Our professional choreographers instruct young people in a huge range of dance styles and techniques, letting them collaborate as a group and find the power of movement.
We empower your child to express themselves without judgement, encouraging them to take on characters, tell creative stories and follow their passion for acting.
We encourage all our students to build their confidence through song, embracing technical and real-world techniques used by singing professionals.
Get real performance experience
At the core, performing arts bring out excitement and emotion in us. We organise large-scale performances, and each year our students have the chance to take part in exciting shows and events, making memories and developing skills that will last a lifetime. Our big performances have taken place in stunning venues like the Royal Albert Hall and West End theatres.
Inspiring young people to follow their passion
Every individual is celebrated within our theatre company for being enthusiastic, true to themselves and for overcoming whatever struggles they came to the session with, whether it be shyness or difficulty concentrating. Our creative team are performing arts professionals, and they’re dedicated to making your child feel included and proud of their achievements as they progress.
Answering your Theatretrain Ashford FAQs
Our sessions cover acting, dancing and singing. All our performers learn to use techniques that cover space, storytelling, sound and movement and what we call attitude – the feelings behind their performance.
At our main company, sessions are offered to 6-18 year-olds, divided into age groups: 6-9 years, 9-12 years and 13-18 years.
We also offer Junior Ensemble, with TT Minis sessions for 4-5-year-olds and TT Tinies for 3-4 year olds
No, we don’t require you to audition for your place at Theatretrain. We don’t judge the people who want to join us, and we’re confident our students will quickly get in the swing of the Theatretrain Way.
Our main sessions are on Fridays in term time from 4.30pm-7.30pm.
We also offer Junior Ensemble: TT Minis sessions, which take place on Mondays in term time from 4pm-5.15pm
And Junior Ensemble: TT Tinies sessions, coming soon.
Our Main Company session costs £22 for three hours.
Junior Ensemble:TT Minis £12 for a 90-minute session.
Junior Ensemble: TT Tinies £7 for a 45-minute session.
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Dance, Singing and Acting classes in Ashford
The standard of teaching we offer at Theatretrain is exceptional. Students learn from professionals who are passionate about what they do, follow a carefully thought out curriculum that enables performers to reach their full potential.
What to expect from a Theatretrain class
All of our theatre classes in Ashford include dance, singing and drama classes for children and young adults, which not only gives them good grounding for a career in performing arts but also boosts their confidence in the real world
It’s more than steps! We teach the technique of movement in a variety of styles. Dancers learn to engage their thinking and feeling.
It’s more than making up scenes. Our performers learn to create characters, develop situations and use atmosphere and focus to make it happen NOW.
It’s more than singing a song together. Our performers learn to bring feelings to give to their audience and how to tell the story.
The performer learns how to be offstage, how to be onstage. How they enter, how they exit. There is a lot to learn and this is where the fun begins – in the space we make for theatre.
Whether they sing, dance or act our performers learn to OWN their material, OWN their space and express themselves with confidence. It’s all down to the power of the group and the teacher.
Theatretrain Ashford Classes
At Theatretrain Ashford we run weekly sessions at L2D Studios, Ashford which include dance, singing and acting classes.
Usually our biggest class where students come together in their age groups to learn ensemble songs, work on their acting skills and dance their socks off!
Classes are divided into the following age groups: 6-9 year olds, 9-12 year olds, and 13-18 year olds. These class become rehearsals for performance sun the second part of the year.
All students have the chance to perform every year.
In 90 minutes our young performers cover all three disciplines and learn the basic skills of imagination and stagecraft.
45 minute classes to introduce make believe through words, sing and movement.
Friday 9th September – Friday 9th December
Friday 6th January – Friday 31st March
Events and performances
In addition to shows that we produce here in Ashford locally. Theatretrain Ashford are part of the national network of centres and participate in large-scale performances in major venues including the Royal Albert Hall and major West End theatres.
Inspiring children to succeed
Part of the learning process is to look back on what they have learnt. The classroom is a safe environment and the teachers positive and caring. The group grows together as it develops its skills. Awards are made for progress and attendance. Every one of our performers is valued as part of a team who take to the stage with passion and enthusiasm. The fun is in doing that well.
Frequently Asked Questions
The classes cover acting, dancing and singing. All our performers learn to use techniques that cover space, storytelling, sound and movement and what we call attitude – the feelings inside what they are giving to their audience.
At our main school, classes are given to 4-18 years divided into 4-6 years, 6-9 years, 9-12 years and 13- 18 years.
We also offer TT Tinies for 3-4 year olds, and TT Minis for 4-6 year olds.
No. We don’t judge the people who want to join us and they quickly learn our way of working.
Our Main School classes are on Fridays in term time from 4.30pm – 7.30pm.
We also offer TT Tinies, and TT Minis which take place on Mondays in term time at 1.30pm and 4pm.
Our Main School Classes costs £22 for the three-hour session.
TT Minis cost £12 for a 90 minute session.
TT Tinies cost £6 for a 45 minute session.
You can contact us by visiting our contact page below or by calling 07761 667270
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