Young Company – Sharing Stories, Standing Strong

Our Young Company celebrates:
Theatre and theatre-making
Young people’s voices – telling our unique stories in our own words
Creating ensemble – working together
Building confidence – building skills
Creating and devising together

Lawrence Batley Theatre offers

A safe, professional, creative space
Opportunities for all abilities and experience levels
Access to a professional theatre space and professional theatre makers

We offer weekly classes, theatre trips and special events for ages 6-17. Each term Young Company members attend a professional production at the LBT as well as learning skills and building confidence. Each term we invite family and friends for an end of term performance to share what they have been working on. For information about term dates, fees and more, please download our current terms application form.

Download an application form

Stage Door Class

Our Stage Door weekly class is for ages 6-8 and are designed to be an introduction to drama in a fun environment. Our members develop their imagination, confidence and performances skills on a Saturday from 10.30am – 12pm.

Studio Classes

Studio classes are for 9-17 year olds with previous experience and looking to extend their performance skills.  Studio classes are split into three different sessions and we ask those who are interested in applying to attend an audition.

Studio 1 for 9-11 year olds – Thursdays 5pm – 7pm

Studio 2 for 12-17 year olds – Monday 7pm – 9pm

To apply for one of our classes please email