Dorking School of Performing Arts

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Welcome to Dorking School of Performing Arts!
Home of affordable and accessible drama activities in Surrey.

From weekly drama classes to fun-filled holiday workshops, we welcome children aged 6-18 years, no matter what level of experience you may have. Dorking School of Performing Arts strives to ensure that all our activities are as affordable and accessible as possible, whilst maintaining high-quality teaching from industry professionals. All our teachers are Enhanced DBS checked, helping ensure that your child is in safe hands.

We hope that you find all the information on this site useful; however, should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Dorking School of Performing Arts

Our Classes


Dorking School of Performing Arts
  THE YOUNG ONES

for 6-10 Year Olds

Monday 17:00-18:00

£4.85 per class

Come and delve into a world of drama with our Young Ones class for 6-10 year olds, which lasts for 60 mins every week during term time. Dorking School of Performing Arts students build confidence and life skills through games, improvisation, story telling and small end of term performance for friends and family. Taught by industry professionals, our drama classes are fun, exciting and great for anyone who is interested in drama, no matter what level of experience you may have!

Dorking School of Performing Arts
  THE MIDDLE ONES

for 10-14 Year Olds

Monday 18:00-19:20

£6.45 per class

Explore your creative side with our Middle Ones class for 10-14 year olds, which lasts for 80 mins every week during term time. Dorking School of Performing Arts students build confidence and life skills through games, improvisation, story telling and small end of term performance for friends and family. Taught by industry professionals, our drama classes are fun, exciting and great for anyone who is interested in drama, no matter what level of experience you may have!

Dorking School of Performing Arts
  THE OLDER ONES

for 14-18 Year Olds

Monday 19:20-21:00

£8.05 per class

Advance your skills in acting with our Older Ones class for 14-18 year olds, which lasts for 100 mins every week during term time. Dorking School of Performing Arts students build confidence and life skills through games, improvisation, story telling and small end of term performance for friends and family. Taught by industry professionals, our drama classes are fun, exciting and great for anyone who is interested in drama, no matter what level of experience you may have!

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Term Dates

Autumn 2017


11th Sep – 11th Dec (13 weeks)

SPRING 2018


9th Jan – 27th Mar (11 weeks)

Summer 2018


24th Apr – 17th Jul (12 weeks)

No Class During Half Term Break

What To Expect

Confidence building drama games and improvisation Explore your creative side with our theatre projects Make friends along the way

Why Choose Us

Top quality classes taught by industry professionals All our staff are Enhanced DBS checked Affordable and accessible


Location

Friend’s Meeting House, Butterhill, Dorking, Surrey RH4 2LE

Friend's Meeting House


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01737 428 049

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Our Workshops


Half Term Workshop for 6-10 Year Olds

10am-1pm | Tuesday 24th October 2017

Join us for a fun filled drama workshop for 6-10 year olds this half-term! From games to improvisation, students will learn a a variety of skills and work on a small project throughout the morning as a group, promoting confidence, team work, listening and co-ordination skills.

Dorking School of Performing Arts

What To Expect

  Confidence building drama games and improvisation   Explore your creative side with our theatre projects ✓  Make friends along the way

Why Choose Us

Top quality classes taught by industry professionals All our staff are Enhanced DBS checked Affordable and accessible

Workshop Cost

£10

including:

  3 hours of expert led drama fun


Location

Friend’s Meeting House, Butterhill, Dorking, Surrey RH4 2LE

Friend's Meeting House, Butterhill, Dorking, Surrey RH4 2LE

Half Term Workshop for 10-14 Year Olds

2pm-5pm | Tuesday 24th October 2017

Join us for a fun filled drama workshop for 10-14 year olds this half-term! From games to improvisation, students will learn a a variety of skills and work on a small project throughout the afternoon as a group, promoting confidence, team work, listening and co-ordination skills.

Dorking School of Performing Arts

What To Expect

✓  Confidence building drama games and improvisation   Explore your creative side with our theatre projects ✓  Make friends along the way

Why Choose Us

Top quality classes taught by industry professionals All our staff are Enhanced DBS checked Affordable and accessible

Workshop Cost

£10

including:

   3 hours of expert led drama fun


Location

Friend’s Meeting House, Butterhill, Dorking, Surrey RH4 2LE

Friend's Meeting House, Butterhill, Dorking, Surrey RH4 2LE

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Phone

01908 538 565


Meet The Team

James Percy-Smith
James Percy-Smith
Drama Teacher
James Percy-Smith is a professional actor, voice over artist and presenter, having spent four years training in theatre, screen and radio acting at Drama Centre London and Italia Conti Academy. Since graduating, James has worked on various projects including feature and short films, animations, e-learning videos, a live kids game show at Maidstone Studios and most recently, James has played the role of Lady Bracknell in a touring theatrical production of The Importance Of Being Earnest in Italy. James is really excited to be teaching this term and is looking forward to welcoming our current and new students!
Olivia Owen
Olivia Owen
Assistant Drama Teacher
Olivia is a training young actor with the National Youth Theatre and various classical local companies. She has recently finished college and is hoping to continue her training at drama school over the coming years. Over this next year, Olivia has been accepted into a film course with the Middleweek Newton Academy and is hoping to extend a current verbatim script to take to the Fringe. Olivia is really looking forward to joining the Dorking team and meeting you all this term!

Still got questions?

Call us on 01737 428 049 or email [email protected]