Register your choices for
Summer Term 2021
26 April - 12 July
No workshops 3 May, 31 May- 4 June
First Workshop Choice
£65/75 for each strand (60/90 minute workshops) and
Additional Workshop Choices:
Supported Membership: Free places are offered to Deaf young people, Looked After Children/Care Leavers and Young Carers. Full and partial grants can be applied for if a child is eligible for free school meals or lives in a home with a household income less that £25,000. Prime fundraises every year to support equal access.
For more details contact email@example.com or phone the Youth Theatre mobile on 07709664755
Youth Theatre workshops are run by Prime staff and visiting industry professionals.
These workshops currently take place at Drove School, Swindon.
Current Covid-19 guidelines do not allow us to run physical workshops for young people over the age of 18. We will open workshops to this age group ASAP and will update this page when a date has been agreed by the Government.
Enjoy acting? Want to learn even more performance skills?
Prime's professional workshops cover improvisation, scripts, devising and characterisation. Ages are for guidelines only. Beginners and emerging artists are welcome at each level.
Group 1: Age 7-11
Group 2: Age 12-15
Group 3: Age 16-18
Keen to build confidence and make friends? Want to have fun and relax? Drama Games is a weekly workshop where it's non-stop playtime for ages 11-18.
Acting Online: Can't get to a physical workshop? Keen to develop performance skills at home? This group covers the essential skills behind creating character and developing vocal techniques. Great for approaching scripts and preparing for auditions. Ages 14+
Writers Pad: Have something to say? Want to write your own script? Friendly sessions to learn dramatic writing, develop techniques and find your own voice. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience. Ages 14+
In our safe and supportive environment, young people develop theatre techniques, learn how to express themselves, grow social skills and empower their creative voices.
Prime Tutors are professional creatives who specialise in training young people. All staff have DBS checks and regular safeguarding training.
Mark Powell – Artistic Director: Trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance & Birmingham University. Mark is a director & writer with credits including Salisbury Playhouse, National Theatre, the egg & Birmingham Rep.
Laura Jasper – Associate Director: Trained at Bristol Old Vic, SITI Company (NYC) and The Acting Corps (Los Angeles). Laura has worked across the UK as an actor, theatre practitioner and director for Bristol Old Vic, Nottingham Playhouse, Salisbury Playhouse, The Globe, Frantic Assembly
Helen Morley – Projects Officer: Helen trained in English & Theatre at Warwick University. Her theatre company, Reactivist, presents work across the country including the Vaults Festival, Edinburgh Fringe & the MAC Birmingham.
by making me feel part of a group and developing me as a person and a young actor.
Jacob: Young Trustee and Prime Youth Theatre Member
for my daughter, teaching her how to perform and building great social skills.
to perform, write, direct and make friends for life.
Erin: Ex-Prime Youth Theatre Member and Young Trustee
for children and young people as both audiences and creatives in and out of school.
Helen: Principal - Drove Primary School
and diversity in your projects, productions and people!
Faye: Arts Council England
for the growth of skills, language and confidence our pupils show when working with Prime.
Bob: Headteacher - Abbey Meads Primary School
and I've never looked back during years of performing on stage and screen!
Chris: Professional Actor
was joining your youth theatre. You made me aware of what was possible in me & my career.
Sarah: Digital theatre maker and director