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Deafinitely Youth Summer School

24 - 28 July & 21 - 25 August 2017

Are you aged between 14 and 25

Are you passionate about drama?

Then get involved in Deafinitely Youth Theatre's Summer School

This is your chance to Springboard your creativity! Each day you will get to work with inspiring deaf role models working professionally in theatre and TV. You'll learn performance skills and meet other like-minded young people.

To attend, please fill out an application form today by clicking below and checking the FAQs

Summer School places are free and strictly limited

Application Deadline: 7th July 2017



What will I get out of taking part?

  • You will learn a range of performance skills used throughout the entertainment industry by taking part in drama workshops with deaf professionals.
  • You will meet professional deaf role models who work in theatre, TV and film.
  • Meet other deaf and hearing young people with similar interests and make new friends.
  • You will have the opportunity to work on your Arts Award.

What are Deafinitely Theatre looking for?

  • We are looking for enthusiastic and committed participants - team players who are able to take initiative, contribute ideas, collaborate, negotiate, compromise and support others.
  • We are looking for participants who are able to commit to the full 5 days to get the most out of this fantastic opportunity.

I am hearing, can I still take part?

  • Yes, Deafinitely Youth Theatre is for everyone and we welcome both deaf and hearing participants.
  • I have no previous acting experience, can I still participate?

  • Yes. We welcome newcomers, so no previous experience is required.
  • I have been a member of DYT in the past, can I still attend?

  • Yes. You will be learning new skills and will gain lots of great experience by taking part. Please note, previous members will still need to fill out the application form.

Where and when does the Summer School take place?

  • The 24th - 28th July Summer School will take place at the National Theatre Studio, 83 – 101 The Cut, London, SE1 8LL from 11am - 4pm. The 21st - 25th August Summer School will take place at Diorama Arts Studios, London, NW1 3FE from 11 am - 4pm.

Can I take part in both July and August Summer School weeks?

  • Programming for both weeks will be the same, so we ask that you pick a preferred week. We anticipate the Summer School will be very busy so if your preferred week is already full, we will add you to the waiting list..

How much is the Summer School?

  • Deafinitely Youth Theatre is generously funded by trusts and foundations, which allows us to provide the course for FREE. In return we expect all participants to commit to the course, as outlined above, attending and working towards achieving an Arts Award.
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