Hippodrome Youth Theatre

Hippodrome Youth Theatre

Youth Theatre sessions are tailored to specific age groups and explore a range of theatre techniques and styles. Sessions start with warm up games and exercises to engage the creativity of the group and encourage teamwork and focus and then move on to explore specific theatre skills and performance work. Sessions take place in Darlington Hippodrome's dedicated Education Space.  

Term Dates spring 2019 

Start of term: week commencing 14 January
Half term: week commencing 18 February
End of term: week commencing 25 March

Term Dates summer 2019 

Start of term: week commencing 22 April (no class on Bank Holiday Monday)
Half term: week commencing 27 May
End of term: week commencing 1 July

7-10 year olds (school years 3-5)

Tuesdays 5pm-6.30pm
£42.50 per term 


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10-13 year olds (school years 6-8)

Thursdays 5pm - 6.30pm
£42.50 per term


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13+ years (school years 9+)

Thursdays 7pm-8.30pm
£42.50 per term


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Booking Your Place

Before clicking on 'Book Your Place' above, please fill out the information form at the bottom of this page. Please note that filling out the information form will not secure you a space on the course. You can secure your space by clicking 'Book Your Place' and following the process through to payment. 

Trial Sessions and Concessions


Concessionary rates are available for low income families and children from the looked after sector, providing a 20% discount. Young people who attend more than one course per term receive a 20% discount on their second course.  

Concessions cannot currently be booked online; please telephone the box office on 01325 405405. 

Trial sessions

New starters are invited to attend the first session prior to paying so they can try before they buy, after which the full payment for the term is required. Booking is required for trial sessions; these cannot currently be booked online so please telephone the box office on 01325 405405. 

For more information...

Please contact Lyndsey Middleton, Audience Development and Participation Officer, on 01325 405510 or lyndsey.middleton@darlington.gov.uk.

Youth Theatre and Dance Booking Form

Contact Details
If you want to type a date of birth in rather than using the picker you will need to enter it in the following format. '31 August 2017'

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Additional Information
This section is to be filled in by a Parent/Guardian

I hereby give consent for my son/daughter to take part in Youth Theatre and Dance sessions