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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 9.45 each day.
Classes and end at 4pm.
DVD club 4.15-4.50pm
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. Students being collected by Parent/Guardian 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 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 lunchtime. 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 4.50pm 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 4.15-4.50pm
  • 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. Students being collected by Parent/Guardian 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 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 lunchtime. 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 4.50pm 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
  • Jazz
  • Singing
  • Singing Mic Technique
  • Basic Circus Skills

On students first day they are introduced to their sessions above. From the second day 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.

Extra Classes

During the week there will be free extra classes in singing, drama and dance held after school. Students can sign up on arrival each day for these classes.

Parents are invited to visit their child's classes on the last day of the course, all day or at anytime. 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.
  • DVD club 4.15-4.50pm
  • 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+

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 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 lunchtime. 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 until 4.50pm. Students can sign up daily for these classes.

DVD Club

All students may stay on after sessions to watch DVD till 4.50pm if they wish. Students should sign up on arrival each day for the ‘dvd club’.

 

Summer Courses

Theatre Classes Course

Our very popular busy five-day course is open to anyone aged 7-18 years and offers a combined course of nonstop week of theatre classes in which parents are invited to watch their child's classes at the end of the week.

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 between 4.00-4.50pm. Students can sign up to join after school classes each morning on arrival.

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

(age groups maybe subject to change depending on bookings)

Times
  • School opens at 9.30 each day.
  • Classes commence at 10.15 each day.
  • Classes and end at 4.00pm.
  • DVD club  and extra classes 4.100-4.50pm
  • School closes 5.00pm
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 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 lunchtime. 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. 

 












Musical Theatre Course

Our musical theatre courses offer a truly hectic week of rehearsals in preparation for a studio style workshop performance on Saturday which parents are invited. Students must be fluent in both reading and spoken English. 

This course is designed for those students with some experience in drama, singing and dance. Students will learn scripted dialogue, group, solo singing and choreography.

The course is open to students aged 10-18 years. 

There are three Musical Theatre groups. Boys and Girls work together as a group on these courses, However, during the booking process they book separately to monitor bookings.

1. 10-11yrs

2. 12-13yrs

3. 14-18yrs

Each group works with their groups Director, Musical Director and Choreographer. The week is both challenging but rewarding.

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

Course Times

Monday–Friday 9.30am - 4.50pm each day with a Saturday performance.  Times: Click here

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.

Wizard Video

Wizard Video will film each workshop production. An online viewing link will then be sent to each parent to keep. Payment for link is an additional cost and is payable directly to Wizard Video through the online booking system.

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 lunchtime. Permission notes to be given to Reception during registration.
During morning and afternoon breaks all students can purchase snacks and drinks.

School Nurse/First Aid

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