2020 | 2021

We're back! CYT will be reopening in-person on Wednesday 30th September 2020


Juniors and seniors

Join us this season as we create a brand new show to be performed at the stunning Parabola Arts Centre in March 2021.

Drama Games





Maskwork & Puppetry

Devising & Creative Writing



Confidence, laughs & friends for life

We pride ourselves on getting to know each young person individually, to nurture their ideas, passions and talents. This is what makes our sessions so safe and our shows so vibrant and original.


Join CYT Company this season and take part in 

National Theatre Connections.

Be part of the biggest Youth Theatre festival in the world

Work with new writing, commissioned by the National Theatre especially for young people to perform

Perform at Parabola Arts Centre and Warwick Arts Centre

Work with CYT and National Theatre directors and producers

Network with like-minded young companies


Always a highlight in our youth theatre calender, we can't wait to take part for our seventh year.

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Juniors (school years 3-6) :                         Wednesdays 5.00 - 6.30pm


Seniors (school years 7-9) :                         Wednesdays 7.00 - 8.30pm

Company Bubble A (school years 10-13) :         Fridays 5.00 - 6.30pm

Company Bubble B (school years 10-13) :         Fridays 7.00 - 8.30pm


We will be returning to our home at St Edward's School when it is safe to do so, but we are delighted to announce a new CYT venue for 2020!

Cleeve School and Sixth Form Centre of Excellence

2 Hedges Road, Bishop's Cleeve, Cheltenham. GL52 8AD

Cleeve School have generously opened their doors to us, with:

  • Ample parking and safe spaces for outside drop-off and collection

  • HUGE gymnasium for socially distanced activities

  • Drama Studio for script reads and scene runs

Term Information

These projects require a 2-term commitment for the Autumn and Spring Terms.

Autumn Term 2020 will be 10 sessions. 

Spring Term 2021 will be 12 sessions + extra rehearsals and performance.

Our termly fee is £100 | £75 2nd sibling discount

Payment can be made via our online booking system (+ small booking fee) or bank transfer. 

Autumn Term 2020 Dates

Term begins: Weds 30th Sep | Fri 2nd Oct​

Half Term: No sessions Weds 28th | Fri 30th Oct

Term ends: Weds 9th Dec | Fri 11th Dec

Parabola Arts Centre Performance Dates

Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st March 2021

Changes for Covid-19:

  • 15 students max per group to form a consistent bubble

  • Outside drop-off and collection

  • Thorough cleaning and hygiene protocols

  • No PPE required, but social distancing throughout

  • Contactless booking, registration and payment

We will be flexible around the current climate. If guidelines change and we are unable to rehearse in-person, we will provide alternative sessions over Zoom.


A Year at CYT

At CYT we strive to offer a variety of creative and performance opportunities throughout the year.


Autumn Term concludes with our Christmas Showcase and Awards.


Spring Term sees our main stage productions at Parabola Arts Centre and National Theatre Connections.


Summer Term focuses on an outdoor, festival or flashmob performance.

Holiday workshops run throughout the year (please click here to see what's coming up) and we love to collaborate with arts organisations and practitioners.

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