Holiday Workshop Information

Holiday Workshops which run during most school holidays excluding Christmas. Our Workshops are open to everyone aged between 6 and 18 and there is no audition required. Workshops run for five days (usually Monday to Friday) and are generally 6 hours per day which can vary from (9am-3pm to 10am-4pm). In the weeks workshop we select well known musicals and films and perform alternative versions and extracts from them, information on our workshops and the chosen theme is published on our website a month before the school holiday. At the end of the week there is a small production where family and friends are welcome to attend.

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Our Holiday Workshops run during most school holidays and include varied classes including advanced singing and drama, performance, microphone techniques and general stage skills. The classes are taught by fully qualified music and drama teachers who work within secondary schools. After the classes are complete the workshop cumulates in an end of week one-off live performance which is open for family and friends to attend. Below is further information including prices, venue, dates and times and how to book a place.


What to Wear

There is no set uniform for the workshops, however we recommend clothes suitable for high activity e.g. jogging/trackie bottoms and T-shirt. Trainers, Dance Trainers or Jazz shoes only for footwear please.


Food & Lunch Break

Please bring your own packed lunch and enough to drink for the whole day, it's thirsty work!

We can also arrange lunch to be delivered through a local sandwich shop if required, we would prefer all food to be ordered together. We order from one local sandwich shop as this ensures all food arrives together, we can provide you with a menu and contact details on request.


Recent News

  • Summer Workshops News
  • 07/03/2015
  • Our Summer 2015 Workshops have now been released, The performance based workshop for South Leeds / Wakefield is based on the popular film and musical Into The Woods! and our workshop for North Leeds / Wetherby is Matilda based on the popular book, film and musical . Read more >>
  • New Wakefield School Open Day
  • 05/03/2015
  • New School Open Day and information afternoon for our Wakefield school which will be opening at Silcoates School 2015 book your free place at our first open evening on Wednesday 11th March 2015 6:30pm and 7:30pm by contacting us. Read more >>

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Big Red Curtain Performing Arts is based in Oulton (South Leeds), Wakefield and Boston Spa near Wetherby and within easy reach of Harrogate and North Leeds. Where to Find Us.

Associated Exams:

  • TheatreWorks Trinity Guildhall Speech, Drama and Performance Exams
  • Vivace Music ABRSM Exams
  • Exposition Drama Exams
  • Dance Leeds IDTA Exams
  • Dance Wakefield IDTA Exams

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