Skills courses

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ACT SING DANCE! YMT's Summer Skills Courses are fun-filled 6-day summer activity holidays providing intense, creative training for absolutely anyone aged 11-21 looking to explore their potential and develop their acting, singing and dancing abilities. Taking place all over the UK during the Summer holidays, each Skills Course is residential and full of exciting activities and inspirational training to help build your confidence, self-esteem and improve your teamwork skills as well as providing the essential skills for the performing arts. You’ll create a brand new musical with top-quality professionals and each participant also gains a Grade 6 Certificate from Trinity College London!

As one of the UK's leading youth theatres, YMT maintains the highest standards of tutoring, training and direction with each course being delivered by professional practitioners who have a wealth of experience in the theatre industry including the West End, National Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, the RSC, National Tours and most respected Fringe Theatre. What are you waiting for? Book NOW!


                 Council for Learning Outside the Classroom               Trinity Guildhall

Hertfordshire Summer Skills (2017) - Lullaby of Broadway

31 Jul 2017 to 05 Aug 2017, Hemel Hempstead: Lockers Park School

Hertfordshire Summer Skills has SOLD OUT   The Movie Musical is back! Following the run-away success of La La Land in 2016, YMT's Lullaby of Broadway will go back to the beginning to find out what all of the great movie musicals, and the Broadway shows that inspired them, have in common. Expect big...

Yorkshire Summer Skills - A Midsummer Night's Musical (2017)

31 Jul 2017 to 05 Aug 2017, Yorkshire: Fulneck School

Hermia loves Lysander and Lysander feels the same. Helena loves Demetrius, but Demetrius prefers Hermia. Hermia’s Dad is on Demetrius’ side, and the Duke happens to agree. Fairies are at war! Puck’s a rascal! Bottom’s an ass! Add music, dance and a dash of Love Potion, and you’ve got YMT’s A...

Edinburgh Summer Skills - T'was a Dickens of a Murder! (2017)

07 Aug 2017 to 12 Aug 2017, Edinburgh: Merchiston Castle School

Edinburgh Summer Skills has SOLD OUT. A Victorian Who-Done-it!  A Sherlockian adventure on the trail of some violent Victorians. From the famous Eliza Grimwood case, that inspired Nancy’s famous murder in Oliver Twist, through to some of Sherlock’s best loved cases, our interlocking theatrical...

London Summer Skills - Christmas in the City (2017)

07 Aug 2017 to 12 Aug 2017, London: Roehampton University

London Summer Skills is now SOLD OUT No we haven’t gone completely mad! We are doing a Christmas show in the middle of August! We’ve asked composer Bella Barlow of Barlow & Smith to create an extravaganza big enough to put into the London Palladium one day sometime in the future. It’s going to...

Surrey Summer Skills - The Invisible Man (2017)

14 Aug 2017 to 19 Aug 2017, Godalming: Priors Field School

Centred on the classic novel by H G Wells, this unique piece of physical theatre will feature puppetry, song, dance and experimental story telling. Summer Skills Courses are fun-filled 6-day summer activity holidays providing intense, creative training for anyone aged 11-21 looking to explore their...

Wiltshire Summer Skills - YouTubers: The Musical (2017)

21 Aug 2017 to 26 Aug 2017, Wiltshire: Warminster School

Based on the internet personalities we all know and love, we’ll be playing with how the digital era has placed the freedom and power of storytelling into hands of the people. Summer Skills Courses are fun-filled 6-day summer activity holidays providing intense, creative training for anyone aged 11-...