Little Angel Youth Theatre (11-18 years)

Spring Term 2018 – booking now open

About Little Angel Youth Theatre

Working with professional puppetry directors and makers, youth theatre members make puppets, learn puppetry performance skills and make a show.

This course runs as a two-term project, Youth Theatre members will work towards staging one major production a year, performed in March, and embark on a variety of smaller projects throughout the course. In the next project, starting at the end of April, participants make their own Suitcase Theatre show.

Developing and Performing a new production: It’s Not the End of the World – Below

Working with a professional team and led by director Steph Withers, youth theatre members make puppets, learn puppetry performance skills and devise their own show, It’s Not the End of the World – Below, which will premiered at Little Angel Theatre in March.

  • Wednesday evenings 6.00-8.00pm
  • Spring Term:  Wednesday 10th January – 14th March (no class 14th February)
  • Production week: 18th– 24th March (Please be available during the evenings this week)
  • Production dates: 23rd & 24th March

Term includes a show visit on to Sleepyhead at 11:45am on Saturday 13th January

£45 per person per term/ £35 concessions. Bookings for full price places can be made in person at the theatre or over the phone on:  Box Office 0207 2261787

The weekly sessions take place at Little Angel Studios a few minutes walk from the theatre. Click HERE to see a map.

Concession bookings

Concession bookings must be made in person at the theatre, our Box Office is open 7 days a week from 10.00am – 5.00pm.  Please bring the relevant documentation with you. Call ahead to check availability of places on the course you want to book (0207 2261787).

Please note we cannot reserve places on courses or classes, so book early to avoid disappointment. Follow this link for further information regarding concession eligibility.  Concessions declaration form

About the Director

Stephanie Withers is the Participation Manager at Little Angel Theatre. Stephanie will be leading Youth Theatre and directing their upcoming production. Stephanie’s background in puppetry, physical theatre, clown and devised work will bring a fresh and exciting perspective to the Youth Theatre programme.

Her recent credits include director and playwright of Lead Suspect (Kings Head Theatre, The Cockpit), and producer In Other Words (The Hope Theatre) for her company Off the Middle.

Stephanie has toured the UK with the all-female cycling Shakespeare troop The Handlebards as assistant director and company manager (Romeo & Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew and As You Like It). Stephanie was the Director in Residence at Cheltenham College where she directed and devised a number of productions with students, including Les Miserables and The Railway Children.

Youth Theatre Past Productions and Testimonials

Our Youth Theatre have created several highly acclaimed puppetry productions, in 2014, Macbeth: The One Half World followed by 2015’s stunning version of The Jabberwocky (revived in October 2015 for Suspense Festival), and in 2016 an adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic gothic novel Frankenstein all directed by Oliver Hymans. In March 2017 they presented Nutshell, a group devised piece directed by Polly Beestone.

Frankenstein from Oliver Hymans on Vimeo.

“The final performances were extremely professional. We have been very impressed by the level of professionalism and dedication shown by all those involved”.  Parent 2015

“This youth group offers first class tuition as it creates a truly creative environment. The young people have genuinely bonded over the years and consistently deliver magical productions”. Parent 2015