Youth Courses Temple Bar

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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

Email: info@gaietyschool.com

  • Musical theatre mary poppins

    Mary Poppins: Musical Theatre Camp

    Are you ready for a camp which is practically perfect in every way? This Musical Theatre camp promises to be absolutely supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! The children will work with our skilled tutors to develop their abilities in singing, dance and acting while having fun and making friends. The week ends with a showcase for family members. Ages: 7-10 years Dates: 30th July - 3rd Aug Time: 10am-2pm Cost: €160.00
    160.00
  • Fairy Adventure Camp

    We have sprinkled some fairy dust, made some wishes, and are ready for a magical week of fun as the fairies arrive to the GSA! This camp will include drama, music, dance and art activities as the campers work towards an end-of-week fairy themed showcase for family members. If they're lucky the children may even get a visit from a real fairy! Ages: 4-6 years Dates: 13th Aug - 17th Aug Time: 10am-1pm Cost: €120.00
    120.00
  • Mamma Mia, Musical Theatre Camp

    "I have a talent, a wonderful thing cause everyone listens when I start to sing!" Our Musical Theatre tutors will lead teens in week-long camp drawing on scenes and songs from the Abba themed musical Mamma Mia. Participants will work with our skilled tutors to develop their abilities in singing, dance and acting while having fun and making friends. The week ends with a showcase for family members. Ages: 13+ Dates: 7th Aug - 10th Aug Time: 10am-4pm Cost: €200.00
    200.00
  • Stop Motion Animation Summer Camp

    Stop Motion Animation, Summer Camp

    Ever dreamed of creating your own fantastical animated film? Animation allows us to make a film where anything we can dream of can happen! Come up with a plot, make a storyboard, create your characters and shoot a movie in this stop-motion animation camp! We will send you a link to your completed film to share with family and friends. Ages: 11-13 years Dates: 7th Aug - 10th Aug Time: 10am - 4pm Cost: €160.00
    160.00
  • The gruffalo and friends

    The Gruffalo and Friends: Acting for Tots

    A mouse took a walk in the deep dark wood... This week, our experienced drama tutors will take your child on a creative adventure through a variety of Julia Donaldson's much-loved stories. Working with favourite tales such as Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo, The Smartest Giant in Town and more, the children will be encouraged to use their imaginations and explore drama, dance and song. Complemented by storytelling and art activities, this camp will encourage your little one's creativity and confidence. The week ends in a showcase for family members. Ages: 4-6 years Dates: 30th July - 3rd Aug Time: 10am-1pm Cost: €120.00
    120.00
  • Make a Movie: Hotel Transylvania

    Make your own movie this summer with the help of GSA! It's going to be a creepy and cool summer at the GSA, with our Hotel Transylvania kids camp. Led by experts in the film industry using hi spec equipment, campers are taught character development, screenwriting, storyboarding and camera styles. All campers will also be involved in costume workshops and have their make-up done by a Special FX Make-up Artist. At the end of the camp you will receive a link to the completed movie to show friends and family. Ages: 7-10 years Date: 23rd July - 27th July Time: 10.00-2.00 Cost: €160.00
    160.00
  • School of Rock Summer Camp

    School of Rock, Summer Camp

            Are you ready to rock out this summer? This camp is for the music loving tweens and teens out there. The group will work with their tutors to develop an end-of-week showcase for family members, inspired by the iconic Jack Black movie School of Rock. Ages: 7-10 years Dates: 16th July - 20th July Time: 10am-2pm Cost: €160.00   Ages 11-13 years Dates: 30th July - 3rd Aug Time: 10:00am-4:00pm Cost: €200.00
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  • Acting for tots - Paw Patrol

    Paw Patrol: Acting for Tots

    No job is too big, no pup is too small at our Tots Drama Camp! Our experienced tutors will lead your little pups on a summer adventure to remember, as they use their imaginations and explore drama, dance and song. Complemented by storytelling and art activities, this camp will encourage your little one's creativity and confidence. The week ends in a Paw Patrol themed showcase for family members. Ages: 4-6 years Dates: 16th July - 20th July Time: 10am-1pm Cost: €120.00
    120.00
  • Moana Summer Camp

    Moana Camp: Musical Theatre for Tots

    Make way, make way for Moana! This camp is perfect for little ones who love to sing, dance and have fun! Led by tutors experienced in working with small children, this camp is inspired by much-loved Disney movie Moana. The week will include drama, music, dance, games and art activities as the group prepares for an end of week showcase for family members. Ages: 4-6 years Dates: 9th July - 13th July Time: 10am-1pm Cost: €120.00
    120.00
  • High School Musical: The GSA Days

    Don't stick to the Status Quo and get ready Bop to the Top this summer at GSA as we flash back to the High School Musical days! Our Musical Theatre tutors teach players all the need for a Broadway worthy performance - culminating in a showcase for friends and family. Age: 11-13 years 2nd July-6th July / 13+ years 13th -17th Aug Time: 10am-4pm Cost: €200.00
    200.00
  • Acting for Tweens camp

    David Walliams’ Wacky World

    This camp is ideal for 7-10 year olds who love to lose themselves between the pages of a good book! Using themes and characters from popular children's novels by David Walliams, 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. So get ready to join Bad Dad and Gangsta Granny for a week of creativity, fun and new friends! Ages: 7-10 years Dates: 2nd July-6th July 2018 Time: 10am - 2pm Cost: €160
    160.00
  • Summer camp filmmaking teens

    Stranger Things: Film-making for Teens

    This summer delve into the upside down with the GSA! Working with experts in the film industry, the group will create their own "Stranger Things" style short film. Drawing on appropriate film styles and led by industry professionals, this camp includes coaching in acting, screen-writing and dialogue scripting. Each student will be sent a link to their movie to show family and friends. Dates: 25th June - 29th June Time: 10.00-4.00 Age: 13+ Where: Temple Bar Cost: €200
    200.00
  • A Bite of Broadway!

    This Easter and Summer we are giving you the chance to learn Musical Theatre skills with our highly experienced tutors, while dipping your toes in a variety of much-loved shows! Throughout the week camp participants will be coached in Acting, Dance and Singing before presenting a showcase to parents which will include scenes from the likes of Grease, Wicked, Hairspray, Mary Poppins, West Side Story, High School Musical and The Lion King.
    200.00
  • Acting for Camera

    This Easter, make the most of your break by improving your acting skills and learning how to hone your talent for TV and Film. At the Gaiety School of Acting we have been training actors for 31 years and the combination of our experienced tutors and quality equipment makes this the number one place to train as a young actor.
    200.00
  • Get on Board the STEAM train!

    Science is fun! So is performance. Combining the two is an unstoppable combination! At the Gaiety School of Acting we love introducing STEM (Science, Technology , Engineering, Maths) activities into our Young Gaiety programming. Popping Art into the equation makes STEAM and its full steam ahead! Ages: 7-10 Date: April 3rd-6th Time: 10am-4pm Cost: €200.00 
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  • Acting for Tots: The Tale of Peter Rabbit

    This drama camp is jam-packed full of fun, games and storytelling! Your little bunnies will be bouncing in every morning for a camp that will engage them in elements of drama, music, dance and storytelling. Complemented with arts and crafts, the camp's focus will be on encouraging  an early love of drama and the art while also training them in the ability to perform on stage.  The camp will also be a great way to make friends and help your child grow in confidence. The week ends in a showcase for the whole family. Spaces are limited so hop to it! Age: 4-6 years Date: Apr 3rd-6th Time: 10am-1pm Cost: €120.00
    120.00
  • Confidence Building for Teenagers

    The Confidence Edge JR

    Based on our popular Confidence Edge workshops for adults, this is a brand new initiative for Autumn 2017, that will arm your teenage child with the tools they need to step up and have their voices heard in this increasingly challenging world we live in. The Confidence Edge Junior is designed for teenagers who may struggle with social scenarios, public speaking, or for a variety of reasons may lack self-belief. Ages: 13-18 Cost:  €100 per student Time:  2pm -4pm Date: Sundays Feb 4th, 11th and 19th Where:  Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar
    100.00
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    Young Performer’s Company Auditions

    Advanced students can audition to join the Young Performers Company, where they will work with a group of highly motivated young actors, preparing devised and classical/contemporary scripts for performance, under the guidance of an experienced tutor/director. Each term culminates in a scripted performance. This course is suited to students who are experienced in drama and who wish to apply the skills they have developed through focused performance work. All students are asked to come to class prepared and to offer a full commitment to the 10 week term. Ages 11-13 and 14-15 years Please Note: Entrance is by audition only, Auditions September 23rd. 11-13 years Auditions now Fully Booked
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  • 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
  • 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!    
    225.00
  • Lion King Musical Theatre Camp. Summer 2018

    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: 7-10 years Dates: 20th Aug - 24th Aug Time: 10am-2pm Cost: €160.00
    160.00
  • Make-a-Movie: Witchcraft & Wizardry Summer Camp

    We are inviting you to lose yourself in the Wizarding World and join us for a Harry Potter themed intensive course in film-making this summer! Campers will study at the former school of Percival Graves himself (aka Colin Farrell!), the Gaiety School of Acting, where they will learn everything they need to know to make a movie. The make a movie course is taught by professionals in the film industry. All children will learn character development, screenwriting, storyboarding, camera styles, costume workshops and a link to your completed, edited movie to show friends and family. Kids taking part in this course will have a lot of fun learning the art of movie-making!  
    200.00
  • Make-a-Movie Summer Camp: Whodunnit?!

    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 11-13 years, 16th-20th July, Times 10am-4pm, cost: €200.00 Ages 7-10 years, 7th-10th Aug, Times 10am - 2pm, cost: €120.00 Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8      
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  • 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: €525.00
    525.00
  • Irish Theatre Intensive: Teens Summer Programme

    We invite eager acting students to delve into the culture and practice of Contemporary Irish Theatre. Actors are immersed into exciting and dynamic scenes from famous and influential Irish playwrights and work towards the end-of-week showcase. This course includes a theatre visit and backstage tour at a Dublin City Centre Theatre. Dates: Monday 13th-Friday 17th August / Monday 20th-Friday 24th August Times:  10am - 4pm Cost: €225.00
    225.00
  • Roald Dahl Snapperwhippers Camp

    Roald Dahl Snapperwhippers Camp Acting for Tweens: Ages 7 - 10 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!
    160.00
  • Star Wars Summer Camp

    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! Age 7-10 years, 9th - 13th July, 10am-2pm €160 Age 11-13 years, 23rd - 27th July, 10am-4pm €200
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  • 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
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  • 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
    195.00
  • Parent & Toddler Drama Class

    This unique 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.

    10am-11am Saturday


    100.00
  • 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.


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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 info@gaietyschool.com

    Audition Dates:

    Temple Bar: September 24th

    Malahide: September 23rd

    Bray: September 23rd


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  • 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.


    195.00
  • 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 info@gaietyschool.com.


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  • 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.

    Time: 4.15pm-5.45pm/6pm-7.30pm

    195.00
  • 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!


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