Summertime learning courses at Royal & Derngate

The Royal & Derngate Theatre
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Aspiring actors and singers can hone their skills and make new friends in two summer schools being run by Northampton’s Royal & Derngate during the holidays.

From Monday, July 29 until Friday August 2, from 10am–4pm, Musical Mash-Up offers 11 to 16 year olds the chance to work with experienced theatre professionals to create a new musical, inspired by their favourite West End shows.

Younger children (aged six to 12) can enjoy a ‘Dahl-ightful’ week at The University of Northampton’s Maidwell Theatre in the weeks commencing Monday, July 29 and Monday, August 5 (10am-3pm), as they create their own adaptation of Roald Dahl’s story, Matilda. The cost is £100 per participant. Call 01604 655777 for details or 01604 624811 to book.