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Act V Online

Monday 18th and 25th January and 1st February at 10am - via Zoom

An exploration of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood – a play for voices. With Dr Paul T Davies.

"Time passes. Listen. Time passes." This series of three weekly workshops promises to have lots of opportunity for participation with exploration of the text and characters. Only you will hear and see their dreams!

Ticket price £20 for all three workshops. Book HERE https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/actv

Due to the new lockdown the theatre is closed until further notice, with no dance workshops or wellbeing groups running. We hope to see them back at the theatre as soon as possible.


Donovans Academy of Dance and Theatre Arts run classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday late afternoons and early evenings and are looking to expand their classes going forward. https://www.donovansacademy.co.uk/

Little Stars Theatre Workshops run classes on a Thursday for children ages 6 to 14. The sessions are fun and exciting, with lots of acting, singing and dancing for children of all abilities. For more information visit: http://www.littlestarsworkshops.co.uk/

Ilaz Dance Company Have suspended their classes until the New Year. They run regular Monday, Thursday (Adult Tap), Friday and Sunday classes. They are also looking to introduce some daytime activity for adults, youngsters and possibly some opportunities for those with a learning disability. https://www.facebook.com/ilazdanceco/

Colchester Dynamite Dance use our rehearsal studio on Saturday afternoons.  https://www.facebook.com/dynamiteschoolofdancecolchester/

Young People's drama

KATS (Kids Acting and Theatre Skills) meet each Saturday morning 10am - 12noon. This thriving and lively drama group is for keen youngsters from the age of eight. For further details, contact Sarah Young on 01206 851796.

Stagecoach run drama classes at the Sixth Form College. Due to social distancing requirements they needed more space so have brought some of their classes to the Headgate on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.  https://www.stagecoach.co.uk/colchester

Wellbeing groups

Yoga Mind Colchester run sessions early on a Saturday https://www.facebook.com/YogaMindColchester

Colchester and Maldon Yoga meet on a Tuesday morning https://www.colchesterandmaldonyoga.co.uk

W/W (Weight Watchers) meet on a Thursday morning.