The Theatre Royal Wakefield Performance Academy is a Saturday training program for young people aged 5-19 years in Wakefield and the surrounding area. All students are trained in Acting, Singing and Dancing. There are currently 2 Performance Academy Locations;
Performance Academy Wakefield (which was launched in March 2011) and Performance Academy Kidz (for 5-7 year olds, launched in April 2012) take place on a Saturday afternoon at Wakefield College, Thornes Park Campus.
Performance Academy Pontefract (which was launched in January 2012) takes place on a Saturday morning at Carleton Community High School.
Our performance academy showcase will involve some of the greatest young talent from West Yorkshire in a selection of thrilling theatrical moments at their home venue, Theatre Royal Wakefield. There is something for every age group and every taste, from beautiful choral arrangements such as Circle of Life and True Colours, to Dance tributes to Michael Jackson and Cirque Du Soleil.
Our young company will also perform show stopping Musical Theatre excerpts from Shrek, Annie, Hair, Avenue Q, Nine to Five, Les Miserables and the magnificent finale from Rent! Book your tickets now for this exciting showcase!
Tuesday 5 November, 7.30pm
£10 tickets / £7 concessions (including children)
Phone Box Office now for tickets: 01924 211311
If you want the opportunity to perform on our stage in the Performance Academy Showcase then you can join our Performance Academy Pontefract or Performance Academy Kidz today. If you are interested in joining our Performance Academy or need more information please email Gavin Leonard at email@example.com
Please click on the document below to find out more about Performance Academy Wakefield and Performance Academy Pontefract
Performance Academy Frequently Asked Questions
Please click on the document below to find out more about Performance Academy Kidz
Performance Academy Kidz Frequently Asked Questions
Information on bursaries and assisted places can be found here.
Click to download a bursary / assisted place application form.
To find out more, or to book your place call the Box Office on 01924 211311.
Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane,
Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2TE
Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.Wakefield Theatre Trust.
A company limited by guarantee. Registered in England Number 1173859. Charity Number 503597.