Youth Courses Temple Bar

Temple Bar HQ

The Gaiety School of Acting is located in the heart of Dublin’s cultural quarter in Temple Bar. Classes take place in our modern studios, ideal for acting and dance classes. The school’s staff are on hand to assist both parents and students in any way they can. Not sure what course suits best? Give us a shout on 016799277 or lo-call 1890258358 to discuss!

Gaiety School of Acting

Essex Street West, Temple Bar, Dublin, D08 T2V0

Phone: 01 679 9277


  • Try for Free: Kids & Young Gaiety Drama Classes

    Is your child curious about joining a drama class? Gaiety School of Acting offer a day of FREE drama classes for children aged 4 to 18 years at our 3 Young Gaiety locations: Bray, Malahide & Temple Bar. If your child enjoys their Gaiety School experience, you can sign them up there and then for the new term which begins on 7th April 2017 . Booking is essential as these classes are always very popular. Please see the full range of Young Gaiety courses here
  • Musical Theatre Intensive

    Join our experienced musical theatre tutors this Easter for a four day intensive course in singing, dance and acting. Over the course of the camp you will receive tuition in all elements of a convincing Musical Theatre performance. You will work on developing your own style of performance, while learning about various techniques common to Musical Theatre, and working with texts and songs from well-known musicals. Where: The Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar When: Mon Apr 10th- Thu Apr 13th Time: 10.00am-4.00pm Ages: 14-18 years Cost: €200  
  • Musical Theatre Camp: Beauty & The Beast

    It may be a tale as old as time, but it's time for you to shine in a mini musical of Beauty and the Beast! Working with our professional Musical Theatre instructors, you will learn singing, acting and dancing techniques as you build your end of week showcase for friends and family. Where: The Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar When: Mon Apr 10th- Thu Apr 13th Time: 10am-4pm Ages: 11-13 years Cost: €200  
  • Roald Dahl Snapperwhippers Camp

    Kids aged 7-10 can join us this Easter for an adventure into your imagination as we delve among the pages of one of the world's most loved authors: Roald Dahl. Over the course of the four days, participants will learn key skills in movement, voice and stagecraft rooted in the magical Dahl narratives from books such as The BFG, Matilda and The Witches, and many more. Where: The Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar & The Grand Hotel Malahide When:  10th -  13th April Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm Ages: 7 - 10  years Cost: €200
  • Make A Movie Camp

    This Easter, sign up for a cinematic adventure as film professionals lead you in a film-making camp filled with fun. Our tutors will teach the fundamentals of screen-writing, storyboarding, character development and acting, while also highlighting the technical side of shooting a short film.

    On completion of the camp, students will receive a link to their finished short film. Where: The Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar When: Monday April 10th – Thursday April 13th Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm Ages: 7-11 years & 12-15 years Cost: €200.00  

  • Storybook Camp

    Join us this Easter for an adventure into your imagination! This camp is for young children aged 4-6 years who love the magic of storybooks, and recreating them through drama. Our experienced  drama facilitators will take the children through the pages of many loved storybooks, meeting characters from bedtime classics such as We're Going on a Bear Hunt, The Gruffalo and The Day the Crayons Quit, Where: The Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar/ The Grand Hotel Malahide When: Mon Apr 10th- Thu Apr 13th Time: 10am-1pm Ages: 4-6 years Cost: €120
  • Young Gaiety Performance Workshop

    The Performance Workshop is the next step up from Drama Workshop and entry is by tutor recommendation only.  In this workshop specific performance skills such as voice, movement, characterisation, improvisation, ensemble and devising will be developed.  Each term, a new performance skill will be introduced such as dance, mime or puppetry. This course is ideal for those students who are serious about acting and wish to begin developing real skills. This course can NOT be booked online -  please call 01 6799277
  • Parent & Toddler Drama Class

    This unique Saturday morning course which will enable parents and children to learn a new skill in a fun and interactive environment. This one hour drama-based programme will help develop coordination, confidence and creativity.

    Next dates 8th April - 17th June 2017 

  • Young Gaiety Drama Workshop

    Have fun, meet new friends, gain confidence and expand your imagination in the Drama Workshop. Aimed at students who are just beginning to study drama, this lively, interactive workshop focuses on confidence building exercises, improvisation and teamwork, and culminates in a devised showcase at the end of each term.

    • learn how to work effectively and confidently with their peers
    • expand their overall communication skills
    • be inspired to find confidence in themselves and their ideas.
    • have fun!

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    Youth Theatre Company – Auditions

    The Youth Theatre Company is the most advanced & intensive training for young people in the Gaiety School of Acting. Admission to the company is by audition for students who have attended at least one other Young Gaiety course. You can book your audition online below, by calling 01 - 6799277 or emailing

    Audition Dates:

    Temple Bar: September 24th

    Malahide: September 24th

    Bray: September 24th

  • Youth Theatre Workshop

    This ten week course uses drama as a medium to reflect and respond to young people’s lives. Using improvisation, participants learn to explore and enhance their imaginations. 

  • Musical Theatre Company – Auditions

    This course is for students who display a high aptitude and potential in the area of Musical Theatre. Places are allocated based on audition. Entry to this course is by audition only. You can book your audition online below, by calling 01 - 67997277  or email

  • Musical Theatre Workshop

    This class is ideal for students with a strong interest in performance and musical theatre, who would like to gain confidence in their vocal technique, dance and acting skills.

  • Gift Voucher

    The Gaiety School of Acting Gift Certificates start from as little as €20. They can be used for all our courses. If purchased online we will post them out directly to your home address so make sure to include it! Happy Shopping!