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Summer term 2021

Join us back in-person this season and perform on stage at the stunning Parabola Arts Centre in July!

This term, our focus more than ever will be to give our young people an incredible boost after such a difficult year. Time to enjoy being back together again, build confidence and explore a host of performance skills with specialist practitioners who will join us along the way. Top it off with a stupendous performance event at the end of term and we're winning! 

Drama Games





Maskwork & Puppetry

Devising & Creative Writing



And more!

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.


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

Summer Term will be 10 weekly sessions + extra rehearsals and performances

Summer Term 2021 Dates

Term begins: Weds 28th | Fri 30th April

Half Term: No sessions Weds 2nd | Fri 4th June

Term ends: Extra rehearsals and performance dates below

Extra Rehearsals:

Juniors & Seniors - Saturday 10th July

Company - Sunday 11th July

Dress Rehearsals:

Company - Tuesday 13th July

Juniors & Seniors - Wednesday 14th July


Thursday 15th July

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

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

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.