Weekly Clubs and Activities Ages 5-12 Years Ryedale

Drama & Theatre

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“Anything Goes” Musical Theatre School

Thursday 4pm – 5.30pm – Early Stage 2 – 5 to 7 years
Thursday 5.30pm – 7.15pm – Junior Stage 1 – 8 to 11 years
Thursday 5.30pm – 7.15pm – Senior Stage – 12+ years

Butterflies Dance & Performing Arts
The Former Police Cells, 2 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS
Phone:01845 522570

1812 Youth Theatre & Tykes

Helmsley Arts Centre

1812 Theatre Tykes is for budding young performers aged 5-8yrs! Join Natasha for classes which are designed to be fun, energetic and engaging with a view to performing and sharing what has been learnt. Performance and drama is invaluable for encouraging communication, confidence, creativity, initiative, independance and collaboration.
Cost: £45 per term
Tuesday 4-5pm
Contact Natasha Jones on 01439 772112

The 1812 Youth Theatre Company meets weekly in term time to take part in workshops, or rehearsals for productions, or to devise projects. Members are encouraged  to develop their acting skills, to learn about the technical and ‘backstage’ aspects of theatre and to explore new ideas.
Membership is open to anyone aged 9 to 18 and costs £45 per term.
There are about 50 in the Company, divided into two age groups.
Tuesday 6-8pm –  13-18 Years       
Wednesday-5-6:30pm –  9-12 Years
Contact Natasha Jones on 01439 772112

Ampleforth Youth Theatre


Pre-School 9am – 10am Age 3 – 5.
Lessons include elements of singing, dancing and acting through imaginative movement and storytelling.

Main School Class 10.15am – 12.45pm Age 6 – 16
Training in three different disciplines of drama, music and dance, with the opportunity to participate in performances.

For further information:
01439 766738
Ampleforth Youth Theatre, Ampleforth College, York YO62 4ER


Tuesdays at the Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall

Drama – 6 years plus   4.10pm – 5.00pm

Drama – 12 years plus   5.00pm – 6.00pm

Drama – 10 years plus   6.00pm – 7.00pm

For some drama is a hobby whilst others aspire for a career in the arts.  Classes are fun, challenging and taught with integrity.

Sarah-Louise Ashworth School of Dance
07801 885044

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy

Confidence, Communication, Creativity

The Helen O’Grady Drama Academy Development Through Drama Programme will help your child build these vital life skills.

Free Trial Session.

Drama classes for 5 – 11 years.
Sowerby Parochial Hall, Sowerby, Thirsk. YO7 1LY – Monday at 5pm – 6pm

‘My son has got so much out of drama and his confidence is amazing. Thank you for helping him grow and be himself.’

Phone Caryn 01904 492998

Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre

Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Singing, Drama and Gymnastics for school age upwards.

Timetable according to age an ability. There is something for everyone.

Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre, Horsemarket Road, Malton, YO17 7NB
Tel : 01653 693310

Mini Musical Theatre

Saturday 9:30am – 10:30am ages 4 – 6 years

We offer classes in Street, Gymnastics, Tap, Acro, Modern Jazz, Freestyle Jazz, Ballet (both RAD and IDTA), Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Drama, Speech & Drama, Private Singing lessons, Zumba and Pilates, toddler dance (Mini Movers) and toddler Gymnastic’s (Gym Beans).

Dance Expression. Ryedale Indoor Bowling Club, Bowling Lane, Scarborough Rd, Norton, Malton, YO17 8EG
Phone 01653 691102 or 07849 865736

Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts

PQA is a weekend performing arts academy providing tuition for children from 4-18 years. Students aged 6-18 rotate through sessions in comedy & drama, musical theatre and film & television. Each week Poppets (aged 4-5) will enjoy a structured session of performing arts based on an engaging and exciting theme.

PQA York operates from the superb facilities at Huntington School.

Saturday 09.45 – 13.00 & 13.45 – 17.00
Poppets (4-5 yrs) 09.45 – 11.30 & 13.45-15.30

PQA Scarborough operates from the superb facilities at Scarborough Sixth Form College

Sunday 09.45 – 13.00
Poppets (4-5 yrs) 09.45 – 11.30

07753 179070


Mondays at the Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall

Singing: 7 years plus 4.00pm – 4.45pm

Singing: 11 years plus   5.00pm – 5.45pm

The class focuses on a blend of healthy vocal technique, a broad range of repertoire and the sheer joy of singing in a group.

The importance of breathing and posture, listening for tuning and accuracy, and working in a team to bring the strongest sound and expression to material are all factors that are part of every lesson.

Sarah-Louise Ashworth School of Dance
07801 885044