Anyone can attend these sessions – no experience needed and you don’t have to be a member of GTSS.
We are offering two adult classes from September;
Adult Dance (age 21+)
Thursdays 8.15pm – 9.15pm
Free taster on Thursday 14 September
This class will focus on a range of dance styles including; commercial dance, contemporary and lyrical. Learn steps from music videos and musicals whilst incorporating full body workouts with high intensity warm ups, stretches and cool downs. Join our relaxed atmosphere to exercise, learn a new skill but most of all have fun!
£50 for 10 weeks
Adult Acting Class (21 yrs+)
Mondays at 7.30pm
Free Taster Monday 25th September
First session Monday 2nd Oct
Have you always been curious about how an Actor trains and prepares for life on stage and screen? Gala Theatre are delighted to offer Adult acting classes giving older students an opportunity to explore actor training in a mature and friendly environment. You’ll look at how to build an authentic character and receive training in relation to voice and the use of the body. You’ll be given the opportunity to study, rehearse and perform published plays from some of the greatest writers of all time as well as being able to devise and develop your own original production ideas.
£65 for 10 weeks
Book both Acting and dance classes and receive a discount of £100 for both.
Acting – Audition Preparation (Autumn Term only) 10 weeks
Mondays at 6.15pm
Free Taster Monday 25th September
First session Monday 2nd October
A session to help those considering auditioning for Drama School and Acting courses. The course will give you an insight into what is expected of you and how to choose the best pieces to perform. You will then work alongside the Acting coach to develop your pieces ready for the audition.
£65 for 10 week block
As part of our broad programme of performing arts teaching, will now offer some exciting dance classes at Gala for everyone who would like to develop their dance skills. All classes are good fun and are open to anyone, with no experience needed. Take one class per week for 10 weeks for just £50; or take two classes per week for 10 weeks for just £70 (we offer £5 discount off these prices for Gala Theatre Stage School members). The autumn block of classes begins on Thursday 8 September. Pre-booking is essential, and you can book by contacting Gala’s Box Office on 03000 266 600.
Our jazz classes will help improve flexibility, turns, kicks and overall technique as well as working on jazz routines.
Our 2017 autumn Technical Jazz classes start on 14 September, running on a Thursday from 5.45pm to 7.15pm for ages 12+ years (school year 7 – age 21 years).
The commercial classes will be more routine work, both fast and slow to current music and will improve the students’ ability to pick up choreography quickly.
Our 2017 autumn Commercial/Street Dance classes start on 14 September, running on a Thursday from 7.15pm to 8.15pm for ages 12+ years (school year 7 – age 21 years).
Our holiday workshops are open to all children aged from 8-18. You do not need previous dancing, singing or acting ability and do not need to have attended one of our Gala Theatre Stage Schools. You just need enthusiasm and a willingness to give it a go. No auditions are required. New holiday workshops will be announced on this page, or for more information, please email Kate Sorahan, Theatre Education Officer.
Cuckoo Young Writers
Gala Theatre hosts a Cuckoo Young Writers Group on term time Saturdays from 11am to 1pm. Part of a network of regional writing groups for young people aged 12-19, Cuckoo is managed by New Writing North. All sessions are led by a professional writer and a group leader, and are free to attend. To find out more visit Cuckoo Writers.