Corn Exchange Young Performers is a drama club for kids who love stories. Classes meet on Mondays and Tuesday evenings in Biggar Corn Exchange. Which group are you interested in?
Primary children aged 8 and over come to Young Performers to enjoy drama games, improvisation, storytelling, problem-solving and the pleasure of putting on a play with your friends.Classes take place in Biggar Corn Exchange and are lead by theatre professionals who are members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme. There are no auditions and our maximum group size is 16 children. We have two classes:Mondays from 4.30pm-5.30pm.
Our High School classes are for young people aged 12 - 18 who enjoy dramatic pauses, big feelings, plot twists and learning how to make an audience laugh, cry and listen.Classes take place in Biggar Corn Exchange and are lead by theatre professionals who are members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme. There are no auditions and our maximum group size is 18 children.Our S1-S3 class is on Tuesdays from 4.30pm-6pm.
Our S4-S6 class is on Tuesdays from 6pm-7.30pm.Our Autumn term begins on Monday 4th September 2023.Membership of Young Performers is £20 per year. As a member, your child is entitled to 30 weeks of drama classes between September and June, including one production per year.See our membership terms and conditions here.Young Performers is funded by grants from SSE Renewables, Clyde Wind Farm and the Loaningdale School Company.
We ask our members and their parents or guardians to read and agree to this Code Of Conduct before joining Young Performers. You might also like to download our Bullying Policy here.Code Of Conduct
Come to class unless you're ill or away on holiday.Let your class leader know in advance if you can't attend a class. If you miss three classes in a row, we might have to give your space to someone on the waiting list.Turn up for class on time.Look after your own stuff and any equipment belonging to Young Performers.Come to class wearing comfortable clothing.Let your class leader know when you have an idea by putting your hand up.Tell your class leader if you feel unwell, worried or upset during class.
Listen when class leaders and assistants are talking and follow their instructions.Be kind and encouraging to other young performers.Be kind, gentle and respectful when working with other young performers. If you ever feel uncomfortable, tell your class leader right away.Don't bully anyone. Bullying is behaviour that hurts someone else. It includes name calling, pushing, spreading rumours, threatening or undermining someone.Don't allow another young performer to be bullied. If you see it happening, tell an adult right away.Help with at least one fundraising event during the year.Filming, taking photos and using your mobile phone in class is not allowed. If you bring your phone, you must put it in silent mode and not use it except during breaks.Help us make Young Performers enjoyable for every person, every time.
If your child (or children) is interested joining Young Performers, our Project Co-ordinator and class leader Clare is standing by to help.Fill in your details here - it'd be helpful to know the age group you're thinking about.
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