For 12 – 14s

“It was a really fun experience. I’ve made new friends and I have gained skills for the future


All sessions will be delivered from LYT’s new home at 142-144 Lewisham High Street.


Junior Youth Theatre 2 Workshop Group

Learn more about the world of theatre with this short, fun project.

Discover more about acting, meet new people and try out new ways of creating theatre. Through attending the weekly sessions you will develop your confidence, your creativity and your acting and performance skills.

Workshops include warm-ups, drama games and fun exercises exploring different drama techniques. This project is about developing skills and does not lead towards a public performance.

Sessions will take place:
Wednesdays
February-March 2023

(If you would like your child to take part in this drama group, please fill out a NEW ENQUIRY form (link below) and we will contact you when we begin to recruit)


Junior Youth Theatre 2 Performance Groups

This project will use drama exercises and improvisation to develop a performance. It’s a great opportunity to try out your acting skill and have a say in what you create.

Junior Youth Theatre 2 Devising group

The group will work towards a devised performance, using the drama activities and exercises from the weekly workshops to create a piece of theatre. Each group is led by two experienced theatre workshop tutors and a team of volunteer assistants.

Sessions will take place:
Wednesdays
May-July 2023

If you would like your child to take part in this drama group, please fill out a NEW ENQUIRY form (link below) and we will contact you when we begin to recruit

 

Junior Youth Theatre 2 Acting group

The acting company is a progression for those who have already taken part in a performance at LYT.

Each group is led by two experienced theatre workshop tutors and a team of volunteer assistants to rehearse and perform a production with full set, props and costumes in LYT’s new creative hub on Lewisham High Street.

Sessions will take place:
Wednesdays
April-July 2023

If you would like your child to take part in this drama group, please fill out a NEW ENQUIRY form (link below) and we will contact you when we begin to recruit

Watch the JYT2 2021 live-streamed work-in-progress Parched Lands
Part of Youth Voices 2022


How To Take Part

Click here to see past JYT2 projects

To take part in Junior Youth Theatre 2 you need to:

  • Be aged between 11-14 and be keen to take part
  • Live or learn in the London Borough of Lewisham
  • Attend no other after school drama group
  • Priority is given to those who attend state/free schools, academies or home schooling

If you would like to be added to our database and receive more information on this project, please fill in a New Enquiry Form

Please be aware places on all our youth theatres are limited. For more information on how we allocate places on our projects, read our Recruitment Strategy.

The Youth Theatre programme is made possible by our Principal Supporters:
Lewisham Council, National Lottery Community Fund, Hillcote Trust and Burberry Foundation