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: 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
  • 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
  • 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 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. 

  • 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!