ThirdSpace Theatre opened its first drama club as Windmill Young Actors in 2011. We now run eighteen weekly drama clubs for kids and young people in Brighton, Hove and Lewes. We changed our name because we are more than just an acting club, and we do more than just deliver acting classes and holiday clubs.

Our children and young people create ambitious theatre that is rooted in their own experiences. They are also given the opportunity to work with internationally celebrated scripts and playwrights of their own choosing.

Our 2017 show Agamemnon won the Outstanding Theatre award in 2017 and we have since performed and sold out venues across Brighton including at Brighton Dome and The BOAT (Brighton Open Air Theatre). Our outdoor site specific shows Bakkhai and Romeo and Juliet, (which was staged in a skatepark) were huge hits during Brighton Festival and have since been commissioned for future performances.

We co-create work with our young people and through one to one mentoring we have empowered and trained them to take up creative paid work experience and leadership roles with us.  We have also supported them to successfully apply to university, prepare audition pieces and also to set up their own theatre companies.  Our work is youth focused and responsive to the needs expressed by our young people.

We work with kids and young people long-term to develop their talents and help them to realise their ambitions in acting and drama.

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