Over 12 week terms, groups work with professional theatre facilitators to develop skills in performing arts, team work, communication and creative expression. We also have Young Writers, Young Ambassadors and Invitational programmes.

The Crucible

The tabs below refer to school years

PLAY IN A WEEK

Join us for a week of games, adventure and fun! We will create a mystical island, where we’ll meet all the creatures and monsters that live there. Storms, puppets and lost treasure; the possibilities are endless when we are inventing our own magical world!

A fun filled week of performance, games and fun for young people aged 6 – 10 during the half term holidays.  It’s a brilliant way for young people to learn new skills, make new friends and learn from a professional director.  Each week will culminate in a sharing event on the Friday afternoon.

Tuesday – Friday 10am–4pm
Summer Half Term (30 May – 2 June 2017)
£80 per week
 If you have any additional needs please submit an Access form along with your application.
For more information about the Youth Theatre groups please call the Centre for Creative Learning on 01524 598522.

Please download and complete the Youth Theatre 2016 – 2017 Application Form and return it to applications@dukes-lancaster.org.

The Dukes Youth Theatre have a number of financially supported places available, please download and complete the young-opportunities-form and email it to Daniel Matthew at dmatthew@dukes-lancaster.org for further details.

Hosted by Dukes Associate Company – The Knotted Project

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PLAY IN A WEEK

Join us for a week of games, adventure and fun! We will create a mystical island, where we’ll meet all the creatures and monsters that live there. Storms, puppets and lost treasure; the possibilities are endless when we are inventing our own magical world!

A fun filled week of performance, games and fun for young people aged 6 – 10 during the half term holidays.  It’s a brilliant way for young people to learn new skills, make new friends and learn from a professional director.  Each week will culminate in a sharing event on the Friday afternoon.

Tuesday – Friday 10am–4pm
Summer Half Term (30 May – 2 June 2017)
£80 per week
 If you have any additional needs please submit an Access form along with your application.
For more information about the Youth Theatre groups please call the Centre for Creative Learning on 01524 598522.

Please download and complete the Youth Theatre 2016 – 2017 Application Form and return it to applications@dukes-lancaster.org.

The Dukes Youth Theatre have a number of financially supported places available, please download and complete the young-opportunities-form and email it to Daniel Matthew at dmatthew@dukes-lancaster.org for further details.

Hosted by Dukes Associate Company – The Knotted Project

PLAYMAKERS A

An introductory course for young people interested in making new friends, improving in confidence and trying out new creative skills.  Throughout the year, each young person has the chance to perform in one of the Dukes professional spaces.

The application window for our weekly 2017/2018 programmes will be open from July 1 – September 1 2017. Keep posted for updates.

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PLAY IN A WEEK

Join us for a week of games, adventure and fun! We will create a mystical island, where we’ll meet all the creatures and monsters that live there. Storms, puppets and lost treasure; the possibilities are endless when we are inventing our own magical world!

A fun filled week of performance, games and fun for young people aged 6 – 10 during the half term holidays.  It’s a brilliant way for young people to learn new skills, make new friends and learn from a professional director.  Each week will culminate in a sharing event on the Friday afternoon.

Tuesday – Friday 10am–4pm
Summer Half Term (30 May – 2 June 2017)
£80 per week
 If you have any additional needs please submit an Access form along with your application.
For more information about the Youth Theatre groups please call the Centre for Creative Learning on 01524 598522.

Interested? Applications for Spring 2017 are open – please download and complete the Youth Theatre 2016 – 2017 Application Form and return it to applications@dukes-lancaster.org.

The Dukes Youth Theatre have a number of financially supported places available, please download and complete the young-opportunities-form and email it to Daniel Matthew at dmatthew@dukes-lancaster.org for further details.

Hosted by Dukes Associate Company – The Knotted Project

PLAYMAKERS B

Playmakers B delves a little deeper into work on the ensemble, characterisation, movement, narrative, story and working with text.  Throughout the year, each young person has the chance to perform in one of the Dukes professional spaces.

The application window for our weekly 2017/2018 programmes will be open from July 1 – September 1 2017. Keep posted for updates.

Rehearsing a scene from A Grimm Evening

JUNIOR YOUTH THEATRE 

An adaptable course suited to both absolute beginners and the more experienced. Over three terms, participants will be introduced  to Mime, Melodrama, Puppetry, Commedia Del Arte, Clowning and Creative Writing.  All participants will have the opportunity to perform in a devised piece of theatre in one of the Dukes three professional performance spaces.

The application window for our weekly 2017/2018 programmes will be open from July 1 – September 1 2017. Keep posted for updates.

 

Second Person Narrative

SENIOR YOUTH THEATRE

For aspiring creatives, those interested in exploring the mechanics of performance and those wishing to have fun.  The Senior Youth Theatre course focusses heavily on physical performance and working as an ensemble.  The groups’ directors will give participants experience in Puppetry, Clowning, Creative Writing, Physicality, Melodrama, Commedia Del Arte, Devising and Improvisation.  The group will have the chance to perform a devised piece of theatre in one of the Dukes Performance spaces.

The application window for our weekly 2017/2018 programmes will be open from July 1 – September 1 2017. Keep posted for updates.

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THE DUKES YOUNG ACTORS

The flagship programmes for aspiring theatre makers and performers.  The Dukes Young Actors are equipped with necessary tools to prepare them for further artistic education and careers within the arts.

The application window for our weekly 2017/2018 programmes will be open from July 1 – September 1 2017. Keep posted for updates.

 

Young Writers

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The Dukes Young Writers Program will run in January 2018 and details on how to apply will be available nearer to the time.