East Lothian Youth Theatre classes for children and young people

East Lothian Youth Theatre (ELYT) 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
  • Ormiston

East Lothian residents are given priority when booking.

Download the ELYT information leaflet

Classes are booked termly in advance, per session at a cost of:

  • £5 for seniors
  • £4 (£3.20 for Leisure Pass Plus holders) for 8-12's
  • £3(£2.40 for Leisure Pass Plus Holders) for 5-7's

Book Online

To book online go to the Youth Theatre booking page.

Any queries contact the Youth Theatre email / 0131 665 9900 or visit the East Lothian youth theatre Facebook page.

Youth Theatre Online

We work with many theatre companies to deliver performances and workshops at The Brunton for schools and communities. Some of these companies have produced online content for download to keep theatre alive during the pandemic. Visit this Youth Theatre Online page for more information.