Cheddar Youth Theatre

NEW! Cheddar Youth Theatre

Every Wed from 16 Nov
6-11yrs meet 4.30-5.30 pm
11-18yrs meet 5.30-6.30 pm

Cheddar Catholic Church Community Hall, Tweentown, Cheddar, BS27 3HU

Free to attend but you will need to book.

Acting, drama, games, Improvisation and all things theatre!

A request for more theatre and activities for young people was a theme in the recent round of Axbridge, Cheddar, and Polden consultations. So Seed is bringing youth theatre to the Cheddar Valley.

The groups provide safe spaces for young people to create, explore and find their voice through Theatre and the Arts. Using professional artists and experienced facilitators they take theatre into the community, challenging traditional notions of ‘theatre’ as an inaccessible or elitist.

Two age groups

Cheddar Youth Theatre Group

Are you 6-11 years old and love performing? Come along and explore devised theatre at Cheddar’s all-new Youth Theatre Group, in association with Somerset Youth Theatre, Wassail and Tor Theatre. At Cheddar Youth Theatre you will have fun, make new friends and build confidence. New members are always welcome, and no experience is necessary – although a willingness to play is essential!

Wednesdays 4.30-5.30pm in term time.

Cheddar Youth Theatre Company

Are you are aged 11-18, this is an excellent opportunity to push yourself to the next level. Be a part of new and original devised work, by and for young people in Cheddar and Cheddar Valley, in partnership with professional Artists and Companies.

No experience is necessary – although a willingness to play is essential!

Wednesdays in term time from 16 Nov 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Cheddar Youth Theatre Lead

David Reakes

David is a professional actor who has performed in all four corners of the UK, Norway and Italy. He has worked for the BBC Radio Drama Company.

He also works as a teacher, a storyteller (using his alter ego The Professor), a playwright  with his company, Tor Theatre, co-founded with Angela Laverock.

Somerset Youth Theatre

Seed has commissioned Somerset Youth Theatre CIC – a collective of professional Theatre makers and Artists who work with young people across the county to support their original, devised work.

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