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East Lothian Arts Service

East Lothian Youth Theatre classes for children and young people

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East Lothian Youth Theatre and Brunton Youth Theatre

East Lothian Youth Theatre offers East Lothian residents aged 5 - 18 the opportunity to take part in weekly drama classes during term time and an annual showcase performance at The Brunton, Musselburgh.

As well as developing a range of acting and performance skills, youth theatre members meet new people, build confidence, and above all, have fun!

Each class is run by experienced and qualified drama professionals who work as freelance performance artists and have a wealth of knowledge and talent which they enjoy sharing with groups.

ELYT Classes are held in the following areas:

  • Dunbar
  • Gullane
  • Haddington
  • Longniddry
  • Musselburgh
  • North Berwick
  • Port Seton
  • Prestonpans
  • Tranent

Places in the Youth Theatre Network are available to East Lothian residents only.

Download the East Lothian Youth Theatre information leaflet

Brunton Youth Theatre

East Lothian Youth Theatre includes Brunton Youth Theatre (BYT). Auditions for BYT Stage and Seniors are held annually; dates and times will be posted on The Brunton's website and announced in the local press.

Classes are booked termly in advance at a cost of £4.00 (£3.20  for Leisure Pass Plus holders) per session for 5-7 classes, and £ 3.00(£2.40 for Leisure Pass Plus Holders) per session for all other classes.

To book online go to www.eastlothian.gov.uk/youththeatre

Any queries contact youththeatre@eastlothian.gov.uk / 0131 665 9900.

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Arts Service Brunton Hall Musselburgh EH21 6AF

Telephone: 0131 665 9900

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.