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THeatretrain Newark

Get to know us

Our theatre classes take place at The Newark Academy, Newark, where our students to come together every Saturday to connect, learn and create in a safe and inspiring environment. Through performing arts, we give children and young adults the tools they need, not just to reach their potential on stage, but also to thrive at school and lay the foundations for their future.  

About Theatretrain Newark

We were established in 2015 and have created a range of exciting theatre events and productions. Highlights have included: “Cats” 2018, “Fame” 2019, “Honk” 2019, our annual Pop Concerts, “Get Tuned! Live!” and several national shows at The Royal Albert Hall and The Nottingham Concert Hall

Theatretrain Newark is run by Centre Director Marcus Scimia.  We are part of a large network of Theatretrain Centre’s across the UK, which means we can tap into the network and connect with industry leading experts in the performing arts industry. 

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Theatretrain Newark Backstage!

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Theatretrain Newark Centre Director

Meet Marcus Scimia, your Centre Director

Marcus is an experienced performer across various fields of the industry and has a passion and flare for teaching and coaching children and young people in the performing arts. 

Marcus is faculty in several of the midlands leading Musical Theatre Colleges.

Louise White Acting Teacher


Drama Teacher

“I love teaching at theatretrain because I get so much joy out of seeing the students achieve great things and perform their hearts out!”

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Singing Teacher

“I love watching the students on their journey’s as performers, and seeing their love for the arts grow and grow makes teaching them all so special”

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Dance Teacher

“I enjoy teaching at Theatretrain as I love the opportunity to pass on my knowledge and training in dance to the aspiring young performers”

Blog and Events

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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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