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


  • 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  5th, 12th, 19th November Where:  Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar
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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
  • 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 13th January 2017. Booking is essential as these classes are always very popular. Please see the full range of Young Gaiety courses here
  • Harry Potter & The Make a Movie Camp

    This Christmas break, got lost in the Wizarding World and join us for an intensive course in film-making at the former school of Percival Graves himself (AKA Colin Farrell!) Kids aged 8-13 are invited to join our Film-making tutors to create their own magical masterpiece! Ages 8-13 years January 2nd to 5th 10am-4pm Cost €200
  • 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 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 Saturdays and Wednesdays

  • 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.

  • 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!