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Professional theatre training for children in Bedford

Theatretrain Bedford welcomes aspiring performers from Bedford and surrounding areas, Great Denham, Bromham, Biddenham, and Rushden who want to learn how to take their ideas and feelings and express them through acting, dancing and singing. Students also take part in performances locally and nationally.

Theatretrain Bedford is more than a drama club!

Theatretrain Bedford offers professional theatre training for 4-18 year old in a way that is both fun and effective. More than a drama club, a dance school or a singing group, our performing arts classes give children and young people a place to explore the world and create performances. This process gives them life skills that will help them whether they want a career in the performing arts or the confidence to thrive in the real world. All the world’s a stage after all!

Theatretrain Bedford Weekly Classes

Our theatre classes take place at St Marks Church Halls, Brickhill, Bedford, MK41 7UY . In the Main school the three hour session has an hour each of acting, dancing and singing. So all performers learn the three disciplines and have a lot of fun along the way. Find the session for your age group below.

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Main School

Classes are divided into the following age groups: 6-9 year olds, 9-12 year olds, and 13-18 year olds. These classes become rehearsals for performances later in the year.

A group of 3 - 4 year old pupils sitting in a circle listening to an expressive teacher.

TT Tinies

40 minute classes to introduce make believe through words, song and movement. 

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TT Minis

In 90 minutes our young performers cover all three disciplines and learn the basic skills of imagination and stagecraft.

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New: Bedford Summer Workshops

Is there more fun than spending your time working on a mini performance piece in the summer term? Our upcoming offer is in July and operates over various days depending on age. We have something for everyone so get in touch to join us!

New: Bedford Summer Workshops

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Be part of something bigger

Theatretrain Bedford is part of a UK network of centres who have the same approach to the performing arts. This community comes together to do something unique – large scale performances in venues like the Royal Albert Hall. Our ex students and Patrons know how transformational this working together can be. Theatretrain has a huge store of unparalleled activity and constantly evolves its work.

Theatre is a great place to ask the question… what if?

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International Summer School: Staying the Course

Our Founder and Artistic Director, Kevin Dowsett, recently went to the beautiful Royal Hospital School in Holbrook, Ipswich to see the end of week performance by the annual Theatretrain International Summer School. Here's his take on the experience.
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