offers regular Saturday morning sessions for any young person that has an interest in acting and drama. started 31 years ago and Colin Flaherty the Stage School Principal, has been Head of Drama at for the past 17 years.
Many of the adult leaders were child members and continues to offer excellent value as its members are kept very busy with regular plays and shows at Central Studio. In addition, has its own theatre company (Basingstoke Theatre Company) which offers amateur actors of all ages the opportunity to stage such plays as Nicholas Nickleby, Murder at Muckleby Manor, Our Day Out, Peter Pan and Romeo and Juliet. This is just a very small selection of the plays and shows that been staged over the years?
does not have a uniform and the only qualification required is a love of drama!
We offer LAMDA examinations at our private centre at , with Private tuition for examination and drama school entry.
operates during term-time in the purpose built theatre at on Saturday mornings from 10.00am till 12noon. A typical 10 week term costs £80.00 and on the first day we ask you to pay the day rate of £8.00. Full membership is payable the second week by paying the invoice for the remainder of the term.
Unlike all other drama providers in the area we offer young actors many, many opportunities to perform in front of live audiences. We use Central Studio at Queen Mary's College for all our productions. We have also staged productions at The Haymarket Theatre and The Anvil and we have staged outside production is many places in and the surrounding areas. Our motto is "We ar so busy!". This is very true!