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Reading Rep Youth Theatre

Reading Rep is a universal service available to all young people.

Reading Rep Theatre, Reading's multi-award-winning professional theatre, are thrilled to be launching a new youth theatre in partnership with Reading Borough Council and Brighter Futures for Children. This project is funded by the Great Places Scheme and Arts Council England.

Reading Rep's high quality and award-winning youth theatre provision is specifically designed for neurodiverse and neurotypical young people who want to improve their drama and acting skills in a safe and inclusive environment with like-minded people. Children and young people will have the opportunity to improve their vocal and acting skills, enhance confidence and self-esteem and, most importantly, have fun! Please see the attached leaflet for more information, or visit our website here: https://www.readingrep.com/take-part/youth-theatre/

From our home at Reading Studio in Reading College, Reading Rep run a huge array of classes to cater for all abilities, running at different times:

Saturday Short Breaks Provision - ages 16 - 25

11am - 1pm

These classes are totally free and are designed for neurodiverse young people. It caters for those with moderate to severe learning disabilities and/or additional needs. Please contact us directly to discuss your particular needs. 

Monday Youth Theatre - 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Minis: 8-10 year olds

Juniors: 11-13 year olds

Seniors: 14 - 19 year olds

All of these classes are designed for children and young people, and also caters for those with mild learning abilities and/or additional needs. The course costs just £60 per term and there are bursaries available for people who may not be able to afford it.

Tuesday Young Company - ages 16 - 24

6pm - 8.30pm

Our young company has been selected to take part in various national youth festivals. It is designed for people who are serious about a career in the performing arts. The young people create their own work and have total ownership of the company. The young company also caters for those with mild learning abilities and/or additional needs. The programme costs just £60 per term and there are bursaries available for people who may not be able to afford it.

For more information please contact Christie on christie@readingrep.com or 01189 554 757. At Reading Rep we understand that all children and young people have different needs so do please contact us if you would like to discuss your particular requirements.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Christie
Contact Position
O'Carroll
Telephone
01189 554 757
E-mail
Christie@readingrep.com
Website
Reading Rep

Where to go

Name
Reading Studio @ Reading College
Address
Kings Road
Reading
Postcode
RG1 4HJ

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Evening

Other Details

Costs

Is there a charge for
using this service?
No
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes

Availability

Age Ranges
8 years to 25 years
Referral required
No

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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