New venue for dales youth theatre

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The Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond is taking over the Youth Theatre in Wensleydale.

Formerly known as WeSPA, the group will be led by professional Susan Hedges who has successfully run the Wensleydale classes for three years. The classes will now come under the banner of the Georgian Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre.

students will be offered a wide range of theatre and drama skills, Backstage skills and lighting design will also be offered by the theatre’s technician Tony Wilcocks.

Tutor Susan Hedges said, “The Wensleydale drama students will be working towards a new production to be staged in the Georgian Theatre Royal in Summer 2012 and spaces are available for both junior and senior school age students.”

Classes take place in term time on Wednesdays at The Drama Studio, Wensleydale School, Leyburn. Junior age students rehearse from 5pm to 6.30pm, seniors at 6.30 to 8pm. Parents can bring their child along to the drama studio where tutors will provide the necessary forms. Alternatively, call 01748 823710