1623 Theatre Company

Location: QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS

More information: 1623theatre.co.uk/training/youth-theatres

Email: messages@1623theatre.co.uk

Number: 01332 285434

Description: Passing on the physical and vocal skills needed to perform Shakespeare and other classical playwrights is important to us. We believe that we must share our skills with talented young people to ensure that high-quality classical theatre takes place in the future. We also offer advice on drama school and university auditions.


Derby Theatre - Theatre Thinkers

Location: 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF

Day: Last Thursday of each month (term time) 4pm-6pm

Age: 11 - 19 (School Year 7 -13)

Price: Free but booking is essential

Email: learning@derbytheatre.co.uk

Website: More Info

Number: 01332 593939

Description: THEATRE THINKERS: TELL US WHAT YOU THINK

Have you ever wanted to know more about how a theatre works? Our Theatre Thinkers group meets monthly to work with professional designers, writers and marketing professionals amongst others. You will also help us make important decisions and put on events that make Derby Theatre even more buzzing for young people.


Derby Theatre - Youth Theatre

Location: 15 Theatre Walk, St Peter's Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF

Days and ages:

Years 4-6: Tuesdays and Thursdays in term time 5 - 6.30pm

Years 7-9: Sundays in term time 10am – 11.30am

Years 10-13: Sundays in term time 11.45am - 1.45pm

Price: £75 per term

Email: learning@derbytheatre.co.uk

Website: More Info

Number: 01332 593939

Description: Interested in seeing, making and performing theatre? If you are aged between 8 and 18 and want the opportunity to work with professional theatre practitioners and perform on stage every year, apply today! We work towards a major annual show that is professionally produced on our main stage for our two older groups and in our studio theatre for the two younger groups.

Please note that for some age groups there may be a waiting list. 


Razzamataz Theatre School

Location: Merrill College, Brackens Lane, Derby, DE24 0AN

Day: Thursdays 

Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Age: 4 - 18

Email: derby@razzamataz.co.uk

Website: derby.razzamataz.co.uk

Number: 07971 198010

Description: Come and join the Razzamataz family to experience a range of styles from classic West End musical theatre to funky street dance and pop singing. There are always lots of opportunities to perform for both boys and girls, from local theatres and festivals to the glittering lights of London’s West End stage.


Young Inspiration Theatre Company (Glapwell)

Location: Chesterfield Studios, Newbold Road, Chesterfield, S41 7PY

Day: Tues & Thurs

Time: 7pm - 9pm (Tues) 7:30pm - 9:30pm (Thurs)

Age: 6 to 21

Price: £22.50 per month

Email: Dorothy@dirithy24.orangehome.co.uk

Website: More Info

Number: 07970 962292

Description: This is a voluntary youth theatre group. Both senior and junior members are coached and encouraged in drama, musical theatre and dance. Members are offered the chance to take LAMDA examinations and all members are invited to take part in twice yearly shows. There is no audition procedure


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