Youth Summer Courses

Looking for summer camp ideas? Has your child or teenager ever considered acting?  The youth summer courses at The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin are a perfect summer camp option. The skills you learn at Gaiety’s acting camp’s are transferable skills to later on in life should acting not be the career pathway your child takes.  Acting skills are all of the skills comprised in public speaking to communication, through to kinesthetic learning.

The summer courses at The Gaiety help to improve your child’s confidence as well as teach them the essential skills of teamwork for later in life. But most of all the kids and teens that attend the youth summer courses here at The Gaiety regard the fun and friendship they get from our courses.

  • Make-a-Movie: Witchcraft & Wizardry Summer Camp

    Witchcraft & Wizardry Make-a-Movie Summer Programme Get lost in the Wizarding World - join us for a Harry Potter themed intensive course in film-making at the former school of Percival Graves himself (aka Colin Farrell!). Led by professional film industry magic-makers, campers are taught character development, screenwriting, storyboarding, camera styles, costume workshops and a link to your completed, edited movie to show friends and family. Ages 8 - 11 years Monday 21st - Friday 25th August 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €160.00
    160.00
  • Intensive Acting Summer Camp for Teens

      Summer Acting Intensive Acting for Teens aged 12 -15 years This course is dedicated to the craft of acting and develops your confidence and creativity as you discover how to bring characters to life on stage. Stretch your imagination and build scenes towards your performance in a showcase for all friends and family to come and see. Dates: 
    • Monday 3rd July - Friday 7th July
    • Monday 14th August - Friday 18th August
    • Monday 21st August - Friday 25th August
    Times:  10.00am - 4.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €200.00

    200.00
  • Vikings Make-a-Movie Camp

    Make-a-Movie: Vikings It's time for an invasion... What better place to film a Viking themed movie than at the heart of ancient Dublin? Drawing on fitting film styles and led by industry professionals, this camp coaches in acting, screen-writing, dialogue scripting and whats involved in shooting a short film.  Each students film will be professionally edited and uploaded to a private link to share with friends and family. Bonus Extras: Ages 8-11 get trip on the Viking Splash Tour! Those aged 12-15 years & 16-19 years receive extra tuition in Stage Combat by a Vikings cast member! Dates & Ages Ages 8 - 11 years: Monday 24th - Friday 28th July 2017 Ages 12 - 15 years: Monday 17th - Friday 21st July 2017 Ages 16 - 19 years:  Monday 21st - Friday 25th August 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm (8 - 11 year olds), 10.00am - 4.00pm (12 - 15 / 16 - 19 year olds) Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €160.00 / €200.00
    160.00200.00
  • Out of Stock

    Casting Call – Teen Summer Programme

    Responding to the demands of our Young Gaiety students, we have developed this exciting and intensive week long programme for those of you who are keen to learn more about the acting industry and how to get work as a young professional actor. Participants will work with tutors from our Two Year Full Time Intensive Professional Actor Training Programme on sight reading, audition technique and acting for camera. Casting directors from LK Casting will impart the knowledge you require to grab their attention, nail the audition and land the part. All students will receive a private Vimeo link to work done during class.
    200.00
  • Grease – Musical Theatre Teens Camp

    Grease - Musical Theatre Teens Camp Grease is the word: You better shape up for this camp jam-packed with singing, dancing and acting! Our Musical Theatre tutors teach players all they need for a Broadway worthy performance - culminating in a showcase for friends and family. Ages 12  - 15 years: Monday 10th - Friday 14th July 2017 Tuesday 8th - Friday 11th August 2017 (Four day camp - with added time on Friday to see Grease at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre - ticket price included) Ages 16 - 19 years: Mon 14th - Fri 18th August 2017 Times:  10.00am - 4.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €200.00
    200.00
  • Make-a-Movie Summer Camp: Whodunnit?!

    Whodunnit?! Make-a-Movie Summer Camp It was Professor Peach, with the bow and arrow, in the basement! Don your detective hat and get in the director's chair for a mystery movie-making summer camp! Drawing on appropriate film styles and led by industry professionals, this camp includes coaching in acting, screen-writing, dialogue scripting and learn how to shoot a short film. Each students film will be professionally edited and uploaded to a private link to share with friends and family Ages 12 - 15 years Monday 26th - Friday 30th June 2017  Times:  10.00am - 4.00pm Cost:   €200.00 [FULLY BOOKED] Ages 8 - 11 years Monday 8th - Friday 11th August 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Cost:  €160.00 Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8      
    160.00200.00
  • Under The Sea Summer Camp

    Under the Sea Acting for Tots: Ages 4 - 7 years Mermaids, Pirates and Sea Creatures are the catch of the day in this fun drama camp! Our wondersful Drama Tutors lead campers - diving into the underwater world through movement, voice and imagination exercises. This week-long camp is designed to build confidence and communication skills and most importantly, provide lots of fun getting ready for the end-of-week show for families. Dates: Monday 17th July- Friday 21st July Times:  10.00am - 1.00pm Cost: €120.00 Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8
    120.00
  • Beauty & The Beast – Musical Theatre Summer Camp

    Beauty & The Beast - Musical Theatre Summer Camp  It's time for you to shine in this tale as old as time! Our Professional Musical Theatre instructors teach singing, acting & dancing techniques for the showcase mini-musical of Beauty and the Beast at the end of the week! Ages 8 - 11 years Monday 3rd - Friday 7th July 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €160.00
    160.00
  • Roald Dahl Snapperwhippers Camp

    Roald Dahl Snapperwhippers Camp Acting for Tweens: Ages 8 - 11 years "We must hurry!’ said Mr. Wonka. ‘We have so much time and so little to do! No! Wait! Strike that! Reverse it!’” At Gaiety School of Acting we revel in the outrageous - join us for this summer camp that is buckets of fun! Themed on some of Roald Dahl's most beloved work, campers are taught acting skills and encouraged to expand their imagination and work together on a wonderfully whizzpopping showcase for friends and family! Dates: Monday 24th July - Friday 28th July 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €160.00  
    160.00
  • Star Wars Summer Camp

    Star Wars - Summer Camp Acting for Tweens: Ages 8 - 11 years Somewhere, in a studio far, far away...This camp is a chance to bring characters and stories of this all-time favourite movie to life! Camp participants are taught acting skills and encouraged to expand their imaginations as they work together on a Star Wars themed end-of-term showcase for friends and family! Dates: Monday 10th July - Friday 14th July Monday 31st July - Friday 4th Aug Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €160.00
    160.00
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid & Other Stories Summer Camp

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid & Other Stories Summer Camp Acting for Tweens: Ages 8 - 11 years This camp is ideal for 8-11 year olds who just love a good story! Using themes from popular children's novels such as Gangsta Granny, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Horrid Henry, children are taught acting skills and encouraged to expand their imagination as they work together on a end-of-week showcase for friends and family. Dates:  Monday 17th July- Friday 21st July Monday 14th Aug -  Friday 18th Aug Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €160.00
    160.00
  • Storytime Stars Summer Camp

    Storytime Stars Acting for Tots: Ages 4 - 7 years Are you ready to Go On A Bear Hunt? Maybe search for a Beast, or a Gruffalo? Our skilled drama tutors lead little ones through movement, voice and imagination exercises following themes from popular children’s writers like Julia Donaldson, Oliver Jeffers and Dr Seuss.  This week-long camp is designed to build confidence and communication skills and most importantly provide lots of fun getting ready for the end-of-week show for families! Dates: Monday 10th - Friday 14th July Monday 14th - Friday 18th August Times: €120.00 10.00am - 1.00pm Cost: €120.00 Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8
    120.00
  • Hairspray – Musical Theatre Teens Camp

    Join our fabulous Musical Theatre tutors on a mini-musical of the popular Hairspray, showcased at end of the week to friends and family. During the camp, participants will learn vital skills in acting, dance and singing. Come along and "Shake and shimmy it, the best that you can!  
    200.00
  • Triple Threat – Teens Bootcamp

    3 Week Triple Threat Bootcamp  For Teens aged 13 - 18 years Triple Threat = someone who can sing, dance AND act! This three week intensive course puts participant through their paces. Perfect your singing, acting and dancing skills with our professional tutors who pass on their expertise in acting, musical theatre, choreography, singing and much more. The camp is a lot of fun and culminates in a showcase to an invited audience in GSA’s Black Box Theatre. Be the best - be a Triple Threat! Dates: Monday 17th July - Friday 4th August Times:  10.00am - 4.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €500.00
    500.00
  • Irish Theatre Intensive: Teens Summer Programme

    Irish Theatre Intensive: Summer Programme Acting for Teens aged 16-19 years We invite eager acting students to delve into the culture and practice of Irish Theatre. Actors are immersed into exciting and dynamic scenes from famous Irish playwrights, past and present and work towards the end-of-week showcase. Dates: Monday 26th June - Friday 30th June 2017 Times:  10.00am - 4.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €200.00
    200.00
  • The Lion King – Musical Theatre Summer Camp

    The Lion King Musical Theatre Summer Camp Join our Musical Theatre instructors for this high energy week of fun, working with fellow campers to develop a mini-musical based on Disney's The Lion King. Using scenes and songs from the beloved musical, tutors introduce the players to important aspects of acting, dance and singing. At the end of the week, parents are invited to see a showcase of their kids' work. Ages 8 - 11 years Monday 21st - Friday 25th August 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €160.00
    160.00
  • Little Adventurers Summer Camp

    Little Adventurers Summer Camp Acting for Tots: Ages 4 - 7 years Take your imagination on an adventure through mountains, forests...even outer space! This week-long camp is designed to build confidence and communication skills and most importantly provide lots of fun getting ready for the end-of-week show for families! Our highly skilled Drama tutors lead camp players through movement, voice and imagination exercises as they are introduced to the magical world of theatre. Dates: Monday 31st July - Friday 4th Aug 2017 Times:  10.00am - 1.00pm Cost: €120.00 Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8
    120.00
  • Wicked- Musical Theatre Teens Camp

    Wicked - Musical Theatre Teens Camp This week is a wonderful chance to work with our skilled Musical Theatre Tutors to produce a mini-musical. Using scenes and songs from famed Broadway musical Wicked, our tutors put players through their paces in a number of Musical Theatre-focused disciplines,  with acting, song and dance towards the end-of-week showcase!  
    200.00
  • Dizzy for Disney Summer Camp

    Storytime Stars Acting for Tots: Ages 4 - 7 years Are you ready to Go On A Bear Hunt? Maybe search for a Beast, or a Gruffalo? Our skilled drama tutors lead little ones through movement, voice and imagination exercises following themes from popular children’s writers like Julia Donaldson, Oliver Jeffers and Dr Seuss.  This week-long camp is designed to build confidence and communication skills and most importantly provide lots of fun getting ready for the end-of-week show for families! Dates: 8th-11th Aug Times: €120.00 10.00am - 1.00pm Cost: €120.00 Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8
    120.00