Weekly Clubs & Activities – Primary School Age York

Drama & Theatre

Drama & Theatre Classes for Kids in York. Suitable for Children of Primary School age.


Bluebirds Drama Club

Develop your performance skills at Bluebirds Drama Club.

We offer enjoyable and exciting performing arts classes for children aged 6 to 11. All children take part in an annual show. Fully qualified and experienced teachers.

Wilberfoss Community Centre
Wednesdays 4:30-6:30pm

£10 per session

Contact us for further information and to book a place.
T: 07368 432349

Frenzy Youth Theatre York

Drama and Imaginative play for ages 2-10years.

Our weekly drama classes for ages 5-10 are fun filled and action packed with lots of games, speech work, devising and scripted work. Frenzy encourages its members to explore, play and experiment with ideas to create new innovative pieces of theatre.

Tuesday, Easingwold 5-6pm Ages 4.5-10
Wednesday, Thirsk 11-11.45am Ages 2.5-5
Wednesday, Thirsk, 4-5pm Ages 4.5-10

Spaces limited, book your free trial today!

Contact: Shawna Mitchinson (Miss) 07496727144

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy

Build Confidence, Communication, Creativity
We offer a two free taster sessions so your child can come along and see if our classes are right for them.

5-11 years
Tuesday 6.15pm – 7.15pm at Lakeside School, Oakdale Road, Clifton Moor YO30 4YL
Wednesday 4.30pm – 5.30pm at Heslington Village Meeting Room, Main Street, Heslington YO10 5EA
Wednesday 5pm – 6pm at Foxwood Community Centre, Foxwood Lane, Foxwood YO24 3HY
Saturday 9.30am – 10.30am for children age 5 – Year 3 and 10.30am – 11.30am for children in years 4 – 6, Earswick Village Hall, Earswick Chase, Strensall YO32 9FY

Teenagers
11.30am – 12.30pm for children in Year 7 and above at Earswick Village Hall, Earswick Chase, Strensall YO32 9FY

‘Our daughter loves it!!’

LJ, March 2019

T: 01904 492998

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.

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

‘My little girl goes to Pauline Quirk she’s 4 and she is loving it.’

DB, March 2019

‘My lg started PQA York Poppets aged 4. They have fun themed sessions and put on little shows for parents at end of terms.’

DS, March 2019

For 4 free weeks at PQA simply visit our website and request your FREE info pack today. In the ‘Other Information’ section of your enquiry enter the following code: PQAMumbler and we will be in touch!

Huntington School
T:07753 179070

Perform with Emma Bassett

DANCE – ACT – SING
PERFORM with Emma Bassett has availability in classes for age 3 up to adults. A combination of dance, acting and singing taught by fully qualified and experienced performing arts specialist Emma Bassett. Explore our website for class times.

‘My daughter joined at age 5/6 and still goes now age 13 x’

RH, Dec 2018

Mention Mumbler for a FREE TRIAL

T: 07720 717 858

Razzamataz Theatre School York

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.

York High School
Saturdays term time only from 9am-1.15pm
Tots 2-3 years 9-10am
Minis 4-5 years 9am -10am
Junior Classes 6-8 years old 10.30-1pm
Inters 9-11 years old 10.15 -1.15
Seniors 12-18 years old 10.15 -1.15

Contact Angela for your free information pack

‘Both my daughters go , they are 10 & nearly 5. They both absolutely love it!’
SD, May 2019
‘My son absolutely loves going to Razzamataz Theatre School York. They’re really lovely, fun and more modern than some stage schools.’
AV, March 2019

Riding Lights Youth Theatre

Based at Friargate Theatre, in central York, we run courses for young actors aged 11-24. We run three courses taking place throughout school term times:

Juniors: School Years 7 – 9 (Monday)
Seniors: School Years 10 – 13 (Tuesday)
Acting Up! (for those with additional needs or disabilities): Ages 14 – 24 (Wednesday)

Sessions are welcoming, friendly and open to people of all abilities.

We offer a free trial session for anyone interested in joining us, simply give our Youth Theatre Director, Abi Oscroft a call.

T: 01904 655317

Starbrite Studios

Providing fun and inspiring performing arts sessions. Based in Shiptonthorpe.
We celebrate individuality and versatility in our students and this can be seen from our success stories. We are professionally qualified, vibrant, and recognised as a fun and inspiring environment for people to be in.
Based in Shiptonthorpe and Upper Poppleton

‘Emma is amazing and my daughter (7) loves her class!’

LG, July 2019

‘Emma is great! Highly recommend x’

AP, July 2019

Units 13-15 Brookfield Business Park, Clay Lane, Shiptonthorpe, York, YO43 3PU
T: 01430 803170

Tread The Boards Performing Arts classes

Tread the Boards teaches Dance, Drama and Singing to children and young people from ages 6-16. The skills learned in our classes help students to perform more confidently not only on stage, but in all areas of life.
Clifton Moor Community Centre 10.15-1.15 on Saturdays in term time
T: 07584 057445

We Are Theatre

A Yorkshire-based theatre company creating theatre with people of all abilities and ages. They also specialise in working with people with learning difficulties and disabilities. Check out their website for weekly groups and upcoming productions.

T: 07521 364107

York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre

Interested in seeing, making and performing pieces of theatre? York Youth Theatre could be for you. If you are aged between 5 and 19 and want the opportunity to work with professional theatre practitioners and artists and perform onstage every year; apply by  calling us or downloading the application form from the website. We also run play in a week and holiday projects- get in touch to join the mailing list.
5-8 yrs groups run on Saturdays & 8-10 yrs run Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

T: 01904 715446