Rose Theatre Kingston’s Summer Schools are back, running from Saturday 22 July – Saturday 2 September, for ages seven – twenty-five, ranging from three days to a week.

The three different options are Three Day Courses, Plays-in-a-Week and Rose Academy. The Three Day Courses are for those aged 7 – 12 and run three times during the summer holidays, Saturday 22 – Monday 24; Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27 and Friday 28 – Sunday 30 July, 10am – 4pm. The sessions are an introduction to performance for those with an interest in theatre and acting. This course allows aspiring actors to learn new skills, boost self-confidence and develop team-working skills.

Plays-in-a-Week are open to 10 – 19 year olds and run from w/c Monday 24 July to w/c Monday 28 August, Monday – Saturday. These intensive performance-based courses end with a full, costumed production with each cast working on a script and learning techniques with top-level directors, friendly assistants and stage management. This year’s titles include: The Jungle Book, The Wind in the Willows, Gulliver’s Travels, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1984 and Macbeth.

The Rose Academy is for 16 – 25 year olds on either Monday 24 – Saturday 29 July or Monday 28 August – Saturday 2 September and are by audition only. This course is for those who are serious about a career in acting and who are considering professional training. This course helps applicants maximise their chances of a place at drama school, whilst offering a unique insight into the professional life of an actor. Applicants will work with the best practitioners and get coaching on audition monologues.

A discount of 25% is available for siblings and 10% discount for referring a friend. Prices range from £140 – £200, for more information visit or email, to book call Box Office on 020 8174 0090. Please note, not all courses take place at Rose Theatre Kingston, but take place nearby.