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Sylvia Young Theatre School

Holiday Courses

Course Information


October Theatre Classes

Our Half term October School is taken by both teachers from our full-time school and also professionals from the theatre world. 

The emphasis of our classes is on vocational development with good training. We aim to build confidence and communication skills. Students do not have to audition to take part and the course is suitable for those with some experience and for those entirely new to theatre. It is also a great opportunity to meet new friends in a very happy environment.  

This fun filled five day course offers a combined course of theatre classes and offers varying styles in;

  • Drama
  • Audition/drama technique 
  • Singing
  • Singing microphone technique
  • Street dance 
  • Jazz

Times

School opens at 9.30 each day.
Classes commence at 10.15 each day.
Classes and end at 4pm.
DVD club 4.15-5.00pm
School closes 5.00pm

Age Groups

Students work in separate groups according to age, but generally our age groupings are 7-8, 9-10,11-12,13-15 and 16+.

General information

School opens at 9.30am every day. Classes commence at 10.15am and end at 4pm. If students are being collected by Parents/Guardians they MUST be collected each day by 5pm. Please do not bring valuables to school as we cannot take responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.

What to Wear

During your time here we recommend that comfortable clothes and shoes are worn - tracksuit, jazz shoes, trainers etc.

Uniform

Students may purchase SYTS t-shirts during their week if they wish. However, uniform is NOT compulsory. Students who have ordered SYTS t-shirts uniform can collect during the first day of course.

Lunch & Break Times

Our cafeteria is run independently by 'HOST'. Students can purchase a weekly lunch voucher during on line registration. Students may bring packed lunches. Please note: due to certain students suffering from nut allergies we ask all visitors not to bring nuts or nut products into the school. Only students who are aged 16 and over with a permission note from Parent / Guardian may leave the building at lunch time. Permission notes to be given to matron during registration.
During morning and afternoon breaks students can purchase snacks and drinks.

Nurse

Our school nurse is on duty at all times. Please ensure that he is aware of any problem or medication that your child may need.

DVD Club

All students may stay on after sessions to watch DVD till 5.00pm if they wish. Students should sign up on arrival each day for the ‘dvd club’.

February Theatre Classes

Our Half term February (5 day course) course is taken by both teachers from our full-time school and also professionals from the theatre world. 

The emphasis of our classes is on vocational development with good training. We aim to build confidence and communication skills. Students do not have to audition to take part and the course is suitable for those with some experience and for those entirely new to theatre. It is also a great opportunity to meet new friends in a very happy environment.  

This fun filled five day course offers a combined course of theatre classes and offers varying styles in;

Styles

  • Drama
  • Audition/drama technique 
  • Singing
  • Singing microphone technique
  • Street dance 
  • Jazz

Times

  • School opens at 9.30 each day.
  • Classes commence at 10.15 each day.
  • Classes and end at 4pm.
  • DVD club 4.15-5.00pm
  • School closes 5.00pm

Age Groups

Students work in separate groups according to age, but generally our age groupings are 7-8, 9-10,11-12,13-15 and 16+.

General information

School opens at 9.30am every day. Classes commence at 10.15am and end at 4pm. If students are being collected by Parents/Guardians they MUST be collected each day by 5pm. Please do not bring valuables to school as we cannot take responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.

What to Wear

During your time here we recommend that comfortable clothes and shoes are worn - tracksuit, jazz shoes, trainers etc.

Uniform

Students may purchase SYTS t-shirts during their week if they wish. However, uniform is NOT compulsory. Students who have ordered SYTS t-shirts uniform can collect during the first day of course.

Lunch & Break Times

Our cafeteria is run independently by 'HOST'. Students can purchase a weekly lunch voucher during on line registration. Students may bring packed lunches. Please note: due to certain students suffering from nut allergies we ask all visitors not to bring nuts or nut products into the school. Only students who are aged 16 and over with a permission note from Parent / Guardian may leave the building at lunch time. Permission notes to be given to matron during registration.
During morning and afternoon breaks students can purchase snacks and drinks.

Nurse

Our school nurse is on duty at all times. Please ensure that he is aware of any problem or medication that your child may need.

DVD Club

All students may stay on after sessions to watch DVD till 5.00pm if they wish. Students should sign up on arrival each day for the ‘dvd club’.

Easter Theatre Classes

Our Half term (4 day course) Easter course is taken by both teachers from our full-time school and also professionals from the theatre world. 

The emphasis of our classes is on vocational development with good training. We aim to build confidence and communication skills. Students do not have to audition to take part and the course is suitable for those with some experience and for those entirely new to theatre. It is also a great opportunity to meet new friends in a very happy environment.  

This fun filled four day course offers a combined course of theatre classes and offers varying styles in;

  • Drama
  • Audition Technique
  • Street Dance
  • Singing
  • Singing Mic Technique

From the second day students can choose to either follow their groups set sessions or the additional optional classes in Singing/Drama/Jazz/ Basic Circus Skills. These classes are included in the fee. The day commences at 10.15am and ends at 4.00pm. EXTRA classes are held after school from 4.15 till 5pm. Students MUST sign up for classes each day if they wish to stay for extra free sessions.

Parents may visit their child's classes on the last day of course. You can arrive with your child and spend the day or arrive later in the day. Please do not bring valuables to school as we cannot take responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.

Times

  • School opens at 9.30 each day
  • Classes commence at 10.15 each day
  • Classes and end at 4pm
  • Extra classes commence 4.15-5.00 (Tuesday & Wednesday only)
  • School closes 5.00pm. If students are being collected by Parents/Guardians they MUST be collected each day by 5pm.

Age Groups

Students work in separate groups according to age, but generally our age groupings are 7-8, 9-10,11-12,13-15 and 16+

What to Wear

During your time here we recommend that comfortable clothes and shoes are worn - tracksuit, jazz shoes, trainers etc.

Uniform

Students may purchase SYTS t-shirts during their week if they wish. However, uniform is NOT compulsory. Students who have ordered SYTS t-shirts uniform can collect during the first day of course.

Lunch & Break Times

Our cafeteria is run independently by 'CH & Co'. Students can purchase a weekly lunch voucher during on line registration. Students may bring packed lunches. Please note: due to certain students suffering from nut allergies we ask all visitors not to bring nuts or nut products into the school. Only students who are aged 16 and over with a permission note from Parent / Guardian may leave the building at lunch time. Permission notes to be given to Reception during registration.
During morning and afternoon breaks students can purchase snacks and drinks.

Nurse

Our school nurse is on duty at all times. Please ensure that she is aware of any problem or medication that your child may need. 

Extra Classes

During the week there will be free extra classes held after school from 4.15 until 5pm. Students can sign up daily for these classes.

DVD Club

All students may stay on after sessions to watch DVD till 5.00pm if they wish. Students should sign up on arrival each day for the ‘dvd club’.

May Theatre Classes

Full details published soon.

Summer Theatre Classes 

Our very popular busy five day course is open to anyone aged 7-18 years and offers a combined course of non stop theatre classes. This course has limited places so please book early. You will be informed during the registration process if places are not available for a particular course.

Programmed classes

  • Drama
  • Audition Technique
  • Singing
  • Singing & Microphone
  • Street Dance
  • Jazz Dance
  • Basic Circus Skills

On Monday students are introduced to their sessions. From Tuesday students can choose to follow their groups set session or the additional optional classes in Singing/Drama & Dance. A packed timetable full of drama, singing and dance classes.
Parents are invited to visit their child's classes, all day or at anytime during the Friday of each week. Please do not bring valuables to school as we cannot take responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.

Extra Classes

During the week there will be free extra classes in singing, drama and dance held after school on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4.15 until 5pm. Students can sign up on arrival each day for these classes.

Age Groups

Students work in separate groups according to age, but generally our age groupings are;

  • 1 - 7-8yrs
  • 2 - 9-10yrs
  • 3 - 11-13yrs
  • 4 - 14-18yrs

(subject to change depending on student bookings)

Times

School opens at 9.30am
Classes commence at 10.15am
Classes end at 4pm
School Closes at 5pm each day
If students are being collected by Parents/Guardians they MUST be collected each day by 5pm.

What to Wear

During your time here we recommend that comfortable clothes and shoes are worn - tracksuit, jazz shoes, trainers etc.

Uniform

Students may purchase SYTS t-shirts during their week if they wish. However, uniform is NOT compulsory. Students who have ordered SYTS t-shirts uniform can collect during the first day of course.

Lunch & Break Times

Our cafeteria is run independently by 'CH & Co'. Students can purchase a weekly lunch voucher during on line registration. Students may bring packed lunches. Please note: due to certain students suffering from nut allergies we ask all visitors not to bring nuts or nut products into the school. Only students who are aged 16 and over with a permission note from Parent / Guardian may leave the building at lunch time. Permission notes to be given to Reception during registration.
During morning and afternoon breaks all students can purchase snacks and drinks.

School Nurse

Our nurse is on duty at all times. Please ensure that they are aware of any problem or medication that your child may need. 

Summer Musical Theatre

Our musical theatre courses offer a truly hectic week of rehearsals where students will dance, act and sing in preparation for a studio style workshop performance on Saturday which parents are invited.

The course is open to anyone aged 10-18 years. Students are grouped according to age and will present excerpts from musicals. Each group has a production team consisting of a Director, Musical Director and Choreographer.
Students must be fluent in both reading and spoken English. Places are limited.

Please do not bring valuables to school as we cannot take responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.

Age Groups

Students work in separate groups.

  • Group 1: 10-11 years
  • Group 2: 12-13 years
  • Group 3: 14-18 years

Course Times

Monday - Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm each day and Saturday performance times below.
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What do I bring with me?

We ask that all students bring with them the following for their performance;
a pair of blue coloured jeans, black bottoms (tracksuit bottoms/leggings/trousers),black soft footwear,
socks, pencil / highlighters for marking scripts.

What to wear

During your time here we recommend that comfortable clothes and shoes are worn - tracksuit, jazz shoes, trainers etc.

Uniform

Students may purchase SYTS t-shirts during their week if they wish. However, uniform is NOT compulsory. Students who have ordered SYTS t-shirts uniform can collect during the first day of course.

Lunch & Break Times

Lunch is available Monday-Friday. Our cafeteria is run independently by 'CH & Co'. Students can purchase a weekly lunch voucher during online registration. Students may bring packed lunches. Please note: due to certain students suffering from nut allergies we ask all visitors not to bring nuts or nut products into the school. Only students who are aged 16 and over with a permission note from Parent / Guardian may leave the building at lunch time. Permission notes to be given to Reception during registration.
During morning and afternoon breaks all students can purchase snacks and drinks.

School Nurse

Our nurse is on duty at all times. Please ensure that they are aware of any problem or medication that your child may need.