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Palace Youth Theatre

 How to get Involved?

There are different ways to get involved in PYT. Whether you want to be up on the stage or just make friends and learn new skills, come and give it a try!

Listed below are our classes, please click on the appropriate tag above to find out more about each session.

Rise and Shine 5-8 Year Olds

Out There 8-12 Year Olds, 12-18 Year Olds

On Stage 8-18 Year Olds

AIM 16+ Group for young adults with learning disabilities

Acting Up 18+

Summer School 5-10 Year Olds and 10-18 Year Olds

Please email palaceyouththeatre@rubiconleisure.co.uk to book a free trial session 


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Rise and Shine

5-8 year olds

Tuesdays 4-5pm

Costs per 10 week term £41.00 full price, £29.50Active Redditch Card 25% discount, £21.00 Active Redditch Card 50%

These sessions focus on drama games and techniques, preparing its members to move onto the Out There and On Stage groups where they will be given the opportunity to audition for and take part in main stage shows. 






Out There

8-12 years Tuesdays 5-6:30pm

12-18 years Wednesdays 6:30-8pm

Palace Youth Theatre Out There focus on core skills and learning in depth drama techniques. Out There sessions will look at various skills such as devising, script work, story telling, movement based drama and group work.  Not only will the core group prepare its participants for auditions and performance work but it also helps with communication skills and confidence. Out There also take part in community and outdoor performances for the general public.

Costs per 10 week term £82.00 full price, £62.00 Active Redditch Card 25% discount, £41.00 Active Redditch Card 50%







On Stage

8-18 year olds

Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm (5:30-8:30pm for principles)

On Stage is the Youth Theatre’s main performance group.  Auditions are held in December for a main stage show and rehearsals start in January running right through until July. 

The Sept-Dec term is a smaller scale performance which is performed in the Palace Studio in December. This term is open to anyone and does not require an audition.

Costs per 10 week term £104.00 full price, £78.00 Active Redditch Card 25% discount, £53.00 Active Redditch Card 50%




AIM - Adventures in Movement

16+ year olds with learning disabilities

Wednesdays 5-6:30pm 

Costs per 10 week term £82.00 full price, £62.00 Active Redditch Card 25% discount, £41.00 Active Redditch Card 50%

Aim is the Youth Theatre’s branch for young performers aged 16+ with Learning Disabilities. The group is led by Kevin Hunton who has been trained and mentored closely by Richard Hayhow of Shysters Theatre Company. Aim create highly physical, devised work and perform in the Palace Studio, as well as touring other venues, stunning their audiences with their unique performance and workshop styles.

The Youth Theatre's new group for members aged 18+

Sessions starting Wed 26th Feb 2020

Wednesday Evenings 8-9:30pm

Costs per 10 week term £82.00 full price, £62.00 Active Redditch Card 25% discount, £41.00 Active Redditch Card 50%


Jungle Book Kids (5-10 Year Olds) and FAME Jr (10-18 Year Olds)



To book your place on to the summer school please pop into Box Office, pay a deposit and fill in some paperwork

 Workshop style auditions will take place during the first day of workshops and parts will be given out.  Everyone who books onto the workshops will be given a role in the show and there is loads for chorus members to do so everyone will have loads to do over the rehearsal process and shows.

If you need any more info please email us on palaceyouththeatre@rubiconleisure.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible







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