Working in a supportive group led by theatre practitioners you will learn about the process of theatre making including back stage areas like technical theatre, leadership, events management and writing for theatre.
All Youth Theatre groups work towards an annual show that is produced for the stage at Derby Theatre.
Youth Theatre groups
Tuesdays, 5pm – 6:30pm or Saturdays, 9:30am – 11am
Thursdays, 5pm – 6:30pm or Sundays, 12pm – 1:30pm
Fridays, 6pm – 8pm or Sundays, 2pm – 4pm
Connections Company (Ages 13-19)
Site-Specific Company (Ages 11-16)
Waiting List Applications
Please be aware that the Youth Theatre is very popular and we have a waiting list in place for all the groups.
To register your interest and join the waiting list, please download and complete the application form and email it to us using the button below.
Young Ambassadors Documentary, 2023. – © Sam Jordan Films
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/"It’s a great chance to build new friendships, talk to people... as a youth theatre group, to have a group of friends like that and obviously partners that you work with is amazing, I’m very fortunate to be in that position."Lara Youth Theatre Alum
/"When I’m at Derby Theatre, it’s a really comfortable place to be... the leaders give us guidance, but it’s driven by everyone involved"Leo Youth Theatre Alum
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