Malahide Youth Courses


The Young Gaiety & Youth Theatre Saturday School first opened its doors in Malahide inThe Grand Hotel Malahide October 2006, and has been constantly growing in popularity. The classes take place in The Grand Hotel Malahide. We host drama workshops for children from the ages of 4 – 13. We offer a Youth Theatre Workshop for ages 14-18 years.

For the first time in 2016, we are launching a Youth Theatre Company in our Malahide venue. Students between the age of 14-18 years are invited to audition for the company.

The Grand Hotel

Malahide, Co. Dublin

Phone: 1890 258 358


  • Try for Free Acting class

    Try for Free: Kids & Young Gaiety Drama Classes

    Is your child curious about joining a drama class? On Sunday March 25th 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 April 7th 2018 Young Gaiety Bray  4-7s 10 am-11 am Young Gaiety Bray 8-11s 11.15 am-12.15 pm Young Gaiety Bray 12-19s 12:30pm-1:30pm Young Gaiety Malahide  4-7s 10 am-11 am Young Gaiety Malahide 8-11s 11.15 am-12.15 pm Young Gaiety Malahide 12-19s 12:30pm-1:30pm Young Gaiety Temple Bar  4-7s 10am-11am Young Gaiety Temple Bar 8-11s 11:15am-12:15pm Young Gaiety Temple Bar 12-15s 12:30pm-1:30pm Young Gaiety Temple Bar 16-19s 1:45-2:45pm Booking is essential as these classes are always very popular.     Please see the full range of Young Gaiety courses here
  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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 23rd

    Bray: September 23rd

  • 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. The course is both enjoyable and challenging, enabling students to express themselves in a creative and constructive manner.

  • 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!