Weekly Clubs and Activities Ages 5-12 Years Ryedale and Thirsk

Drama & Theatre

Drama (approx age 6-8) – Saturday 10am – 10:30am
Drama (approx age 8-11) Saturday 1pm – 2pm
Drama (approx age 12+) Saturday 4pm – 5pm

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

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Want the triple threat? Then this all singing, all dancing, all acting class is the one for you!

​In this class pupil’s play drama games, enhance their vocal skills, learn songs and movement from their favourite West-end and Broadway shows such as Annie, Cats and Matilda.

GOOD Availability in these classes:

Thursday 4.00 – 5.00pm Musical Theatre, Modern Jazz & Tap  6– 8 years

Sarah-Louise Ashworth School of Dance

07801 885044
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Mondays at the Kirkbymoorside Memorial Hall

Singing: 7 years plus 4.00pm – 4.45pm

Singing: 11 years plus   5.00pm – 5.45pm

Singing: 12 years plus   5.45 – 6.30pm

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

07801 885044
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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

Frances Lyn Theatre School

Yorkshire Puddings

4 to 6 years old (reception to Year 1). Saturday 9am – 10am. The children will do an hour of dance, singing and drama with plenty of fun, games and imagination thrown in to help build a child’s confidence.
£6 per week

Yorkshire Terriers
6 to 9 years old (year 2 – Year 4). Saturday 10am and 1pm.

Yorkshire Roses
9 to 12 years old (year 5 – year 7) . Saturday 10am and 1pm.

Yorkshire Stars

12 – 16 years old (year 8 – 11) Saturday 10am and 1pm.

All 3 hour sessions are priced at £22.50 per week and are based at Malton Secondary School.

Contact Rachel:

T: 07754785919

Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre

Classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Drama, singing, piano, Let’s pretend, Baby bop, Gymnastics, Adult classes in Ballet & Silver Swans, Golden Gliders, Tap, Dance for Parkinson’s

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

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

Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts

The Pauline Quirke Academy is a weekend performing arts school for 4-18 year olds.

Students spend 3 hours with us, rotating through hour long sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television. Students split into groups according to their age and are taught by specialist teachers (Poppets class for the younger ages are shorter and last 90 minutes). Classes are held every weekend at:

Scarborough – Scarborough Sixth Form College, YO12 5LF (Sundays 9.45am – 1.00pm)
York – Huntington School, YO32 9WT (Saturdays 9.45am – 1.00pm and 1.45pm – 5.00pm)

For more information please call 07753 179070

Thunk-It Youth Theatre with Pocklington Arts Centre!

Thunk-It Youth Theatre with Pocklington Arts Centre – Weekly drama sessions for ages 6-11 taking place 10-11am every Sunday during term time (on zoom) – starting on February 28th 2021.

Fee £30.00 (for 5 x 1hour sessions). For more information and to book your place, call Becky on 07942 302052

Young Crescendos

Monday 6pm – 7pm (term time)

Brand new choir based at Malton School for all young people in Ryedale aged 6 -14 who love to sing!

In the music block at Malton School, Middlecave Road, Malton.

Monthly membership fee of £20 per member due on the 1st of every month.

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