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The Courtyard Hereford - Youth Theatre Seniors

Youth Theatre

Youth Theatre Mission Statement:

‘The Courtyard Youth Theatre provides an inclusive and accessible environment that inspires young people to learn, develop and create. We strive to achieve high quality performance whilst celebrating the worth of our members.’

The Courtyard Youth Theatre gives young people the opportunity to PERFORM throughout the year, PARTICIPATE in a wide range of art forms and PERFECT their technique. It also helps to develop important skills such as communication, team building, problem solving and is a great way to build confidence whilst making a whole new group of friends.



YOUTH AMBASSADOR – The Courtyard are recruiting for a Youth Ambassador to work on the Courtyard Family Saturdays pre-activities. Click here for more details

SLC High School Modelling Opportunity
Little Pricess trust Modelling opportunity





We are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to come and get involved in a production in which professional actors, youth theatre members and actors from within the community will come together to create an exciting and diverse company of players who will perform the play.

Monday 1 & Monday 8 July – Youth Theatre ONLY – Year 7 and up.
Tuesday 2 & Tuesday 9 July – Community aged 18+

Production dates: Monday 9 September – Saturday 5 October

To book an audition slot, and for further details, please contact Lexi Greenall on 01432 346526 or email

  1. For each audition the youth theatre/community actors will need to learn a monologue (in the audition download tab) and be prepared to do some sight reading. Each audition will last for 10 minutes.
  1. All actors MUST be available to attend ALL rehearsals and performances. 
  1. All Youth Theatre members still attending school will need to bring with them a letter from their school giving permission for them to be a part of the production should they be offered a role.

Please visit the Auditions page & select the Audition Downloads tab for monologues.


Courtyard Kids (12 sessions)
Wednesdays from 9 January
Reception/Year 1: 4.15pm – 5pm
Year 2: 5pm – 5.45pm
£63.50 a term

Junior Youth Theatre (12 sessions)
Saturdays from 12 January
Year 3: 9.15am – 10am
Year 4: 10am – 10.45am
Year 5: 11am – 12pm
Year 6: 12pm – 1pm
Year 7: 1.45pm – 2.45pm
Year 8/9 Combined Groups
Saturdays: 3pm – 4.30pm
Fridays (from 11 Jan): 4pm – 5.30pm
£68.50 a term

Intermediate Youth Theatre (12 sessions)
Year 10 & Year 11
Group 1: Wednesdays from 9 January 6pm – 7.30pm
Group 2: Fridays from 11 January 5.30pm – 7pm

Senior Youth Theatre (12 sessions)
Year 12+ Fridays from 11 January 7pm – 9pm
£73.50 a term


The Courtyard works in partnership with The Conquest Theatre and Kington Primary School to bring these opportunities to rural areas.

Bromyard (13 sessions) at the Conquest Theatre
Mondays from 14 January
Conquest Kids  (Reception -Year 2): 3.45pm – 4.30pm  £36 a term
Juniors (Year 3 – Year 6): 4.30pm – 5.30pm  £39 a term
Intermediates  (Year 7 – Year 9): 6pm – 7.30pm  £43 a term
Seniors (Year 10+):  7.30pm – 9.30pm £46 a term

Kington (13 sessions) at Kington Primary School
Wednesdays from 9 January
Juniors (Year 2 – Year 6): 4pm – 4.45pm £36 a term
Intermediates (Year 7 – Year 9): 5pm – 6pm £39 a term
Seniors (Year 10+): 6pm – 7.30pm £43 a term

Want to join one of our regular classes? It’s easy!

All you need to do is get in touch with the Participation Administrator on 01432 346526
or email
Bursaries are available to help cover Youth Theatre fees, please contact the Education Administrator for more details or see the forms tab and download a form.