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

  • Casting Call – Teen Summer Programme

    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. BENEFITS & LEARNING 1. Learn the fundamentals of sight reading and audition technique 2. Learn the differences between stage and screen acting 3. Get practical advice for auditioning to camera 4. Get an insider’s guide to the role of the Casting Director 5. Learn how to prepare your CV and select the perfect headshot 6. Learn about the business and how you can access it Ages 13 - 18 years Dates: Mon 26th - Fri 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
  • 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. l, in Act, sing and dance in the end-of-week showcase in front of family! Ages: 12  - 15 years Dates: Monday 21st - Friday 25th 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
  • Hairspray – Musical Theatre Teens Camp

    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!" Ages: 12  - 15 years Dates: Monday 24th - Friday 28th July 2017 Times:  10.00am - 4.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €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 the need for a Broadway worthy performance - culminating in a showcase for friends and family. Ages: 12  - 15 years Dates: Monday 10th - Friday 14th July 2017 Monday 8th - Friday 11th August 2017 Times:  10.00am - 4.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €200.00
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  • 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
  • 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 July 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €160.00
  • Witchcraft & Wizardry: Make-a-Movie 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
  • Whodunnit?! Make-a-Movie Summer Camp

    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 July 2017 Ages 8 - 11 years Monday 8th - Friday 11th July 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost:  €160.00 / €200
    160.00200.00
  • Make-a-Movie: Vikings

    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 26th- Friday 30th June 2017 Ages 16 - 19 years:  Monday 21st - Friday 25th August 2017 Times:  10.00am - 2.00pm (8 - 11 year olds), 10.00am - 2.00pm (12 - 15 / 16 - 19 year olds) Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Essex St West, Temple Bar, Dublin 8 Cost: €160.00 / €200.00
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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: €500.00
    500.00
  • Summer Acting Intensive 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Roald Dahl Snapperwhippers Camp

    Roald Dahl Snapperwhippers 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 10th July - 14th July 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
  • 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: 10th July - 14th July 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
  • 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
    Free!
  • 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  
    200.00
  • 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  
    200.00
  • 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
    200.00
  • 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  

    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
    120.00
  • 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 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 


    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.

    • 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!


    155.00195.00
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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 24th

    Bray: September 24th


    Free!
  • 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. 


    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.


    Free!
  • 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.


    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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