Some people love to sit back and watch. Others wriggle around restlessly itching to join in! From professional classes to community led events, there’s something fun for you restless types to get involved in.
Browse through our current list of workshops and activities that you can get involved in and get inspired from this season. For more information or to book for any of these sessions contact our Ticket Office on 0844 406 8666.
To discover other types of outreach projects in which you can get involved, view our Learning Projects.
Dorset School of Acting Youth Theatre: Friday 6.30 - 9.30pm
Ages 3 - 21 years
Theatre training by theatre professionals. As part of Dorset’s only full time drama school, regular classes include acting, singing, dancing, classical & contemporary texts, mask work, musical theatre, working on camera, stage fighting, LAMDA and the DSA’s own certificate in performance. Regular productions range from off west end musicals to adapted Shakespeare and didactic theatre. All taught by theatre professionals from TV and West End. While focusing on confidence and esteem building, students can also progress into the profession.
Dorset School of Acting: September - May full time training
Dorset's first and only independent full time drama school. Celebrating 100% success in placing students in recognised drama schools for further training including Central School of Speech & Drama, LIPA and Rose Bruford College. A Trinity registered centre, DSA offers a 1 year full time intensive course in Acting & Musical Theatre which includes a diploma in Speech and Drama from TCL. Students are trained by practicing theatre professionals and receive masterclasses from leading industry specialists from stage & screen. The course is supported by Drama Centre, Rose Bruford, LIPA and MTA. With the support of major West End producers and current performing professionals, The Dorset School of Acting provides aspiring young performers with the opportunity to train and prepare to become professional performers.
01202 922675 / www.dorsetschoolofacting.co.uk
Safehouse: Improvised and Experimental Music
Thursday 22 June, Thursday 20 July, Thursday 13 September, Thursday 11 October and Thursday 15 November
8pm - 10pm
A space for experimenting with music, sound & art. The only requirement for participation is a readiness to leave all your concepts and habits at the door and enter with a willingness to listen and respond to others. This is a safe place. An opportunity to explore the creative process. Please contact Stuart for information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Poole Leisure Painters: Tuesdays & Fridays 10am - 3pm
A friendly and enthusiastic Art group covering all levels of talent. Come along and paint in your chosen medium amongst like-minded people. Demonstrations, outings, competitions and exhibitions are arranged throughout the year including a lively Christmas Party.
T: Hilary 01202 555058
Stagewise School for the Performing Arts: Saturdays (4-14 yrs) & Tuesdays (15-17 yrs)
ACT! SING! DANCE!
Performing arts workshops for aspiring performers aged 4-14 years.
Join Stagewise and be part of one of the south’s leading and most exciting part time performing arts schools, resident at Lighthouse since 2000.
Choosing the right place for your child to enjoy and learn the performing arts is essential. Stagewise offers unbeatable value and quality workshops. Every week hundreds of children, teenagers and young adults take part in our workshops – all taught by the experienced and talented Stagewise team of performing arts professionals.
Every child dreams of being on stage! Stagewise productions bring a taste of the West End to Lighthouse – giving your child the opportunity to show off their skills and talent! Walk the red carpet at our very own Stagewise Awards Ceremony – celebrating the success and achievements of every Stagewise student!
As well as our own professionally produced performances, we regularly provide students for professional Theatre, Film and TV productions. 100% success rate for LAMDA Acting/Musical Theatre and Trinity Guildhall Singing Exams.
Book your free workshop now for your chance to shine!
Call Stagewise on 0844 414 3004 and visit www.stagewisetheare.co.uk
FRESH IDEAS. FRESH TEACHING. FRESH TALENT.
Are you 15-20 years old? Are you serious about a career in the performing arts?
Looking for quality, affordable, part time, performance training?
The search is over – welcome to The Industry!
- Professional tuition in all areas of the performing arts
- Regular performance opportunities at Lighthouse: Studio Theatre and Main House Theatre
- Exclusive masterclass every term from guest professionals from West End, TV & Film – recent guests include Chris Piper (We Will Rock You, Take That’s ‘Progress’ Tour) Crystal Archer (Chicago) Ashley Nottingham (The Wizard of Oz, Love Never Dies) Rob Holt (The Brit School) Samantha Edmonds (Hustle, Casualty) Sandra Dickinson (Singin In The Rain, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)
- Audition technique and preparation for successful entry to drama/dance schools & further education. Previous Industry students have gained places at East15, LAMDA, Mountview, Performers College and The Brighton Institute of Modern Music
- LAMDA exams and Trinity Guildhall exams
- Regional workshops in partnership with the National Association of Youth Theatres
Call 0844 414 3004 and visit www.stagewisetheare.co.uk
Dance-for-All: every Thursday during Term Time
Suitable for beginners and those with a bit more experience, these classics give you the chance to explore the diverse range of movement within Street and Hip Hop Dance whilst developing your own individual style.
DFA Boogie Squad 5pm - 6pm. 5-11 yrs
DFA Black Soul 6pm - 7pm. 12-16 yrs
DFA Divine Inspiration Break Dance Classes
7pm - 8pm open to all
8pm - 9pm 15yrs +
DFA Lockdown 8pm - 9pm. 15yrs+
Tickets: £5 adults, £4 children