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Dance, Singing and Acting Classes in North Cambridge

The only performing arts company for young people with a
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Does your child love to perform?

Build confidence and give them the best start with professional, fun and friendly theatre training in North Cambridge.

Learn to sing, dance and act

Develop the core theatrical skills your child needs to perform. From vocal skills, movement and storytelling to confidence and individuality.

Prepare for a career in performing arts

Founded by Kevin Dowsett, a theatre professional who taught at Italia Conti and trained stars such as Catherine Tate, Theatretrain gives your child truly professional training.

Have fun and develop confidence

Performing arts should be FUN! The Theatretrain Way allows young people to thrive, grow their confidence and benefit from the teaching of theatre professionals in a friendly environment.
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"Theatretrain is amazing. Every child should have this opportunity to be part of a performing arts school. Gives them incredible confidence and friends for life. Highly recommend this company. My daughters went for many years and one of them is an actor and director."

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Try a class for FREE

Come along and give it a try for one session!

Is Theatretrain right for your child? Come try it and find out! We offer a taster session so you can see for yourself exactly why thousands of young people have loved every minute of their Theatretrain experience.

Why choose Theatretrain in Cambridge North?

Feel the thrill of large-scale performances

At Theatretrain you don’t just get professional theatre training, but your child will get the opportunity to gain experience and perform at large-scale venues, such as the Royal Albert Hall!

Take advantage of agency opportunities

Theatretrain has connections with a reputable theatre agency, so your child can have the opportunity to audition for their books, taking their newfound passion towards a fulfilling career.

Build inner confidence as a performer and person

We put the theatre aspect centre stage, emphasising storytelling, attitude and adaptability, creating well-rounded young people and performers who are confident in their abilities.

About Theatretrain

Training The Next Generation of Stars & Developing Confidence Since 1992…

Over the past 30 years Theatretrain has put young peoples’ performances first, pioneered by the lifelong achievements of our Artistic Director and Founder, Kevin Dowsett, who has taught a generation of actors including Kelly Brook and Catherine Tate and Denise Gough. 

Our Performing Arts Sessions In Cambridge North

Our theatre sessions take place at Chesterton Community Collage, Chesterton. Our training is fun, engaging and enjoyed by children of all ages.

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Main Company (Ages 6-18)

Develop Lifelong Theatrical & Performance Skills The Fun Way

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

Minis

Junior Company: TT Minis (Ages 4-5)

Fun Foundation Theatre Training For Little Ones

In this 90-minute session, your young performer will participate in all three disciplines and learn the basic skills of storytelling, imagination and stagecraft.

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New: Theatretrain Cambridge May Half term Workshops​

Join us at Theatretrain Cambridge for our fantastic, fun filled Easter workshops on the 28th & 29th May at Trumpington Meadows Primary School. Let your young performer dive into the magic of Mary Poppins & Newsies. From exploring the exciting places and colourful characters of Mary Poppins, to diving into the hustle and bustle of the streets of NYC in Newsies, your child will create memories that will last a lifetime! What could be better than learning to DANCE, ACT & SING through story, characters & moves. The workshops are tailored to children aged between 6 – 16 years.

  • Tuesday 28th May – Mary Poppins.
  • Wednesday 29th May – Newsies.

We cannot wait to see you this May!

New: Theatretrain Cambridge MINIS May Half term Workshops​

Theatretrain Cambridge are running another amazing, super fun set of Half term Workshops for Minis this May, on the Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th May. Let your little one’s dive into the enchanting worlds of Mary Poppins and Bluey, with songs from your favourite magical nannie, and fun & games with Bluey, Bandit and all their friends . What could be better than learning to DANCE, ACT & SING through story, characters & movie musicals. The workshops are tailored to children aged between 4 and 6 years.

  • Tuesday 28th – Mary Poppins.
  • Wednesday 29th – Bluey.

We cannot wait to see you this May!

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New: Theatretrain Cambridge SUMMER SCHOOL 2024

Theatretrain Cambridge are super excited to be running our third, super fun Summer School for performing arts, from Monday 5th – Friday 9th August . Join us for a whole week of fantastic fun, magical musical and friendships & memories that will last a lifetime. Let your young performer dive into the excitement of Inside out, Descendants, Summer Festival Pop Icons, High School Musical, Aladdin. From exploring the adventures of the mini villains to experiencing the excitement of High School Musical. 

  • Monday 5th – Inside Out.
  • Tuesday 6th – Descendants.
  • Wednesday 7th – Summer Festival : Pop Icons.
  • Thursday 8th – High School Musical.
  • Friday 9th – Aladdin. 
We cannot wait to see you this Summer!
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What People Are Saying About Theatretrain…

Be part of something bigger…

Gain Real Performance Skills, Make Agency Connections & Get The Opportunity To Perform In The UK’s Top Theatres 

Theatretrain Cambridge North students get to experience everything the performing arts has to offer. From professional and extensive training in dancing, singing and acting to the opportunity to perform in large-scale performances at high-profile venues such as The Royal Albert Hall. 

We’ve got a close relationship with a reputable theatre agency that’s always on the lookout for the next generation of rising stars, so if your child’s serious about performing, they’ll get the opportunity to audition for their books too. 

Try a class for FREE

Come along and give it a try for one session!

Is Theatretrain right for your child? Come try it and find out! We offer a taster session so you can see for yourself exactly why thousands of young people have loved every minute of their Theatretrain experience.

Answering your Theatretrain Cambridge North FAQs

Theatretrain Cambridge North offers classes for aspiring young stars of all ages. Prices start from £11-22 per session depending on the age of your child. Visit our pricing page here for more information and to see our payment plans.

The most resounding feedback we receive from parents with children at Theatretrain Cambridge North is that they can’t believe how confident their child has become after their classes. We encourage diverse expression and have created a friendly, welcoming space your child can flourish in.

Theatretrain Cambridge North’s Main School and TT Minis classes are located at Chesterton Community Collage, Gilbert Rd, Cambridge,
CB4 3NY

Book your taster sessions using our online form or simply give us a call on 07932 434712 to find out more.

Take the spotlight with professional training in performance arts at Theatretrain Cambridge North!

Get a taste of what our classes are like by booking an initial taster session, with no obligation. Get in touch below…

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