Do you have children who love to be the centre of attention, or love to sing and dance, or love to put on little plays for the whole family? Why not enrol them in a dancing or acting class? Nottingham has lots of acting classes for children who simply love drama and singing – it’s a wonderful way to build their confidence, nurture their talent and let them explore their creativity. Here’s the best drama and acting classes around the city.
Bigger Little Playhouse for children aged 5 to 8 years – sessions give children an introduction to theatre, covering short drama games and exercises and exploring themes such as circus skills and physical theatre.
Youth Theatre is split into three age groups - 9 to 11 years, 11 to 13 years and 14 to 16 years.
Nottingham Playhouse also run Little Playhouse sessions for children aged 2 to 4 years – classes include music, movement, storytelling and sensory play.
Nottingham Academy of Performing Arts Redhill Academy, Redhill Road, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8GX 0115 870 8996 Website: http://www.nottinghamapa.co.uk
Classes for children aged 7 to 16 years.
Looks at a variety of different techniques, skills and styles of theatre.
Stagecoach Nottingham, West Bridgford and Long Eaton Nottingham details: Bluecoat Academy, Aspley Lane, Aspley, Nottingham, NG8 5GY Long Eaton details: The Long Eaton School, Thorseby Road, Long Eaton, NG10 3NP West Bridgford details: The Becket School, The Becket Way, Wilford Lane, West Bridgford, NG2 7QY 0800 915 0199 Website: https://www.stagecoach.co.uk
Early Stages for children aged 4 to 6 – children will learn skills in singing, dancing and drama.
Main Stage classes for children aged 7 to 18 – classes are split into three age appropriate groups in which children and teens will learn singing, dancing and drama and develop their confidence and talent.