Drama school

Drama School

Groundlings’ aim is to give both adults and children the adaptability, flexibility and openness needed to sustain a career in the stage and screen industry. Groundlings offers professional drama school training and were voted best drama school in the United Kingdom in 2009!

Youth Acting Classes
Groundlings Youth Drama School is the perfect place to bring out the actor in you! This practical, weekly course is designed to help you hone your skills, boost your confidence, work on stage with other actors and have tons of fun!

Class times
Curtain Group – Ages 7-10 Saturdays 11.30am-1.30pm
Swan Group – Ages 11-15 Saturdays 2pm-4pm 

Adult Acting Classes
Our Adult Acting Classes are specially designed to develop your knowledge and ability under the expert tutelage of performing arts professionals.

Class times
Globe Group – Ages 16+ Wednesday’s 8pm–10pm

Company of Elders (Over 60s Drama group)
Every Thursday (10am – 12pm) The Company of Elders is all about discovering yourself and your love for the theatre. A wonderful group made up of all abilities, from retired professionals to people who have always wanted to give it a go. Please come along for a trial lesson.

TV and Film classes, weddings, 6pm – 8pm, 95£ per tour, 14yrs +

All round training in acting for camera covering many aspects of the industry including casting, getting an agent and TV and Film Technique.

Musical Theatre
The Groundlings Musical Theatre course is aimed at young people who wish to learn and develop all the essential skills; singing, acting and dancing all in one class. You will also get to perform in at least one production a year, in a musical variety show performing different songs and scenes from a wide range of musicals. In addition, you have the option of being a part of the Groundlings Drama school productions and performing in the Groundlings annual professional Christmas Panto!

So if you love to Sing, Dance, Act or all of the above then this is the class for you!

Juniors: 5yrs – 9yrs. Time: 5pm – 7pm
Intermediates: 10yrs – 14yrs: Time: 5:40pm – 7:40pm
Seniors: 15+. Time: 6:20pm – 8:20pm 

Dance Classes (All age groups)

Younglings Dance:
Age: 5yrs – 9yrs. Time: 4pm – 5pm

Intermediate Dance:
Age: 10yrs – 14yrs. Time: 7pm – 8pm

Senior Dance:
Age: 15+yrs. Time: 8pm – 9pm

Groundlings Resident Singers Voices is a vibrant group of singers who love performing a range of music. Book us for your event or entertainment. Auditioning for new members now. Monday’s at 7.30pm – 9pm

If you would like more information or to arrange a FREE taster session at one of our classes please call the Groundlings Theatre on 02392 737370 or email info@groundlings.co.uk.