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Dance, Singing and Acting Classes in Reading

The only performing arts company for young people with a
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Pupils trained at Theatretrain
Performances at The Royal Albert Hall
International Performances
West End Shows inc. the London Palladium

Does your child love to perform?

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

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."

M Dean

Book a NO-OBLIGATION Trial Class

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 Reading?

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 Reading

Our theatre sessions take place at The Hill School, Reading. 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.


Junior Ensemble: 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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Advanced Acting

This weekly 1.5 hour session is for those performers who want to work with a group on challenging work. Hard work but fun and illuminating. Advanced Acting form as a Theatre Company each year with the aim to perform locally, in the UK at Festivals and Abroad.


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 Reading 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. 

Book a NO-OBLIGATION Trial Class

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 Reading FAQs

Theatretrain Reading offers classes for aspiring young stars of all ages. Prices start from £11-20 per session depending on the age of your child. 

The most resounding feedback we receive from parents with children at Theatretrain Reading 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 Hitchin’s Main School, TT Minis and Advanced acting classes are located at The Hill School, Peppard Road, Caversham, RG4 8TU​

Book your taster sessions using our online form or simply give us a call on 07862 241429 to find out more.

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

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

Smiling into the camera, Centre Director Tiffany King is ready to welcome you to Theatretrain Reading

Got a question? We’re happy to help…

Everything you need to know about Theatretrain Reading

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