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  • New Wakefield School Open Day
  • 05/03/2015
  • New School Open Day and information afternoon for our Wakefield school which will be opening at Silcoates School 2015 book your free place at our first open evening on Wednesday 11th March 2015 6:30pm and 7:30pm by contacting us. Read more >>
  • New Exam Board
  • 10/09/2011
  • We are hoping to become a private examination centre for Trinity Guildhall from 2012 this will become our new preferred examination board for TheatreWorks drama, speech, communication and performance exams Individual Music Lessons remain unchanged and our preferred board for Music Examinations is still ABRSM as it has been for over 15years. Read more >>
  • Summer Workshops News
  • 07/03/2015
  • Our Summer 2015 Workshops have now been released, The performance based workshop for South Leeds / Wakefield is based on the popular film and musical Into The Woods! and our workshop for North Leeds / Wetherby is Matilda based on the popular book, film and musical . Read more >>
  • Sweet Charity Candy Ball 2011
  • 20/03/2011
  • Big Red Curtain Students performed at the Sweet Charity Candy Ball which took place at York Racecourse's Ebor Suite on Saturday 19th March the three musical acts performed throughout the evening along with Faces of Disco from Britains Got Talent. Read more >>
  • 2011 New Student Places
  • 01/11/2010
  • We are now taking entries for new students for the New Year Term starting in January 2011 at Boston Spa and Oulton TheatreWorks, A larger venue at Oulton has allowed us to clear our waiting list and create extra spaces thanks to a new specialist dance teacher to add to our team of music theatre and drama teachers. For more information about joining See the TheatreWorks Section of our Website.[theatreworks-information/] Or Contact Us[contact-us/]. Read more >>
  • Sweet Charity Candy Ball York
  • 09/05/2010
  • Big Red Curtain Students performed at the Sweet Charity Candy Ball which took place at York Racecourse's Ebor Suite on Saturday 8th May the three musical acts performed throughout the evening along with headliners Signature from Britains Got Talent. Read more >>
  • Summer Workshops 2010
  • 24/04/2010
  • Summer Workshops 2010, Boston Spa and Wetherby Workshop will be Grease D a take on the ever popular musical/film taking place on Monday 9th to Friday 13th August 2010 inclusive between 10am to 4pm Oulton and South Leeds Workshop is TW Will Rock You a take on the Queen Rock Musical taking place on Monday 2nd to Friday 6th August 2010 inclusive between 9am to 3pm. For More Information Click Here[2010-summer-workshops/] Read more >>
  • New Term Open Days
  • 28/12/2009
  • Open Morning  TheatreWorks Oulton Saturday 23rd January 2010 from 10am - 1pm.  Read more >>
  • Website Relaunched
  • 23/06/2009
  • Our re-designed website has been launched today (yes we know it looks exactly the same as the old one). The new improved site now has the ability to be updated easily allowing us to communicate with students and parents easily. Read more >>
  • New Term Entry Auditions TheatreWorks
  • 23/08/2009
  • We are now accepting entries for our new Term at Theatreworks commencing September 5th 2009 at Oulton and Boston Spa Theatre Schools. Entry to the main schools (6-18 yrs) is by a small audition. Auditions are taking place between 24th August - beginning of term. Read more >>
  • New Term Summer 2010
  • 10/04/2010
  • Our new Summer Term commences on SATURDAY 17TH APRIL at our Oulton and Boston Spa Sites.  Early Years Boston Spa commences FRIDAY 16TH APRIL.  We welcome enquiries from new students at both our sites. Read more >>
  • New Term September 2010
  • 16/08/2010
  • NEW AUTUMN TERM We are now accepting entry for both our theatre schools at Oulton and Boston Spa,  for more information or to audition please contact us on 01132 822186.  No auditions are required for our Early Years (mature three year olds - six years).  Our senior school accepts students from the age of 6 years - 18 years.  Our New term commences on 4th September 2010 for Oulton TheatreWorks Senior school and Boston Spa (both senior and early years, Early Years Oulton commences Friday 3rd September). Read more >>
  • September Open Days
  • 11/09/2010
  • Open Morning  TheatreWorks Oulton Saturday 18th September 2010 from 9am - 12pm and Open Afternoon TheatreWorks Boston Spa 2pm - 5pm. Read more >>
  • 2011 Pantomimes
  • 01/11/2011
  • We are pleased to announce our 2011 Pantomimes, Boston Spa's Pantomime is Beauty and the Beast adapted for pantomime from popular versions of the fairy tale  and Rothwell's Pantomime is Scrooge with a Twist specially written based on two popular Victorian Classics Tickets are on sale now and also available to prebook by contacting us[contact-us/] for more information see our Winter Shows[winter-shows/] page.  Read more >>
  • New Places at Boston Spa
  • 31/10/2011
  • Due to popular demand and an additional teacher we now have additional spaces at our Boston Spa Theatre School our excellent Teacher to Student Ratios has allowed us to release some extra places at our stage school to arrange a free taster session or book on our next open day goto the contact us page[contact-us/]. Read more >>
  • Early Years Class at Boston Spa
  • 01/01/2012
  • We are pleased to announce our Early Years class at Boston Spa will recommence this term with an Open Day on Saturday 14th January 2012. For further information about our Early Years Class for 3-6year olds visit the Early Years Section[early-years-information/] of our site or Contact Us[contact-us/] for more information about the open day.  Read more >>
  • CBBC Sparticle Mysteries Role
  • 09/08/2012
  • Congratulations to TheatreWorks Student Jasmin Hart Brooke for receiving a role in CBBCs The Sparticle Mystery (Series 2), the series has been filming throughout Leeds and West Yorkshire this Summer and we're looking forward to watching the new series soon. As a member of TheatreWorks Jasmin is included in our Casting Agency[casting-agency-information/] at no extra charge, all TheatreWorks students are featured and listed for free in our Casting Agency which promotes local talent to Casting Director's and provides Audition and promotional Opportunities to our students. Read more >>

Recent News

  • Summer Workshops News
  • 07/03/2015
  • Our Summer 2015 Workshops have now been released, The performance based workshop for South Leeds / Wakefield is based on the popular film and musical Into The Woods! and our workshop for North Leeds / Wetherby is Matilda based on the popular book, film and musical . Read more >>
  • New Wakefield School Open Day
  • 05/03/2015
  • New School Open Day and information afternoon for our Wakefield school which will be opening at Silcoates School 2015 book your free place at our first open evening on Wednesday 11th March 2015 6:30pm and 7:30pm by contacting us. Read more >>

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  • Exposition Drama Exams
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