Our Groups

Lizzie Mounter

Lizzie Mounter

Branch Director

The Church of the Good Shepherd, Brighton and Hove BN1 5AE

  • Location The Church of the Good Shepherd, 272 Dyke Road, BN1 5AE
  • Ages 8 - 11 and 12 - 15
  • Class Times
    • Juniors - Saturdays 09.45 - 11.45
    • Seniors - Saturdays 12.00 - 14.00
  • Branch director Lizzie Mounter

WHAT

Our junior groups are a mixture of young actors who have done some drama and those who are totally new to acting.

It’s the perfect place to make new friends, grow in confidence and have great fun producing performances for family and friends.

Our seniors are a bit more experienced and therefore this older group provides the perfect landing spot for anyone looking to both advance their skills or try for the first time. We’re an ensemble so every young actor looks out for everyone else.

WHO

Lizzie has moved from Dorset recently where she headed up the drama for Stagecoach.

She has a huge amount of experience working with young actors and loves seeing them develop as people and performers.

FEES

Single payment per term of £216 or 4 x payments of £54 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or clicking below.



Aaron Tonks

Aaron Tonks

Branch Director

St Mary’s Church, Kemptown, Brighton and Hove BN2 1PR

  • Location St Mary's Church, 61 St James' Street, Kemptown BN2 1PR
  • Ages 8 - 11 and 12 - 15
  • Class Times
    • Juniors - Thursdays 16.00 - 18.00
    • Seniors - Thursdays 18.05 - 20.05
  • Branch director Aaron Tonks

WHAT

Based in the heart of Kemptown, our juniors and seniors drama groups are excellent places to learn and create.

It’s the perfect place to make new friends, grow in confidence and have great fun in producing high quality performances for family and friends.

WHO

Aaron Tonks had been directing with us for years. He is a wonderfully experienced, fun and professionally minded director and actor.

Aaron also works closely with all YAG directors to maintain excellent standards of directing across the groups.

FEES

Single payment per term of £216 or 4 x payments of £54 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or clicking below.



Holly Ray

Holly Ray

Branch Director

All Saints Church, Brighton and Hove BN3 3QE

  • Location All Saints' Church, The Drive, Hove, UK
  • Ages 8 - 11 and 12 - 15
  • Class Times
    • Juniors - Tuesdays 16.00 - 18.00
    • Seniors - Tuesdays 18.00 - 20.00
  • Branch director Holly Ray

WHAT

Based in the heart of Hove, our juniors and seniors drama groups have a reputation for ensemble excellence!

It’s the perfect place to make new friends, grow in confidence and have great fun in producing high quality performances for family and friends.

WHO

Holly Ray had been directing with us for years. She is a wonderfully experienced, fun and professionally minded actor, singer and dancer.

As a highly valued member of our team, Holly also directs our annual summer holidays musical theatre workshop.

FEES

Single payment per term of £216 or 4 x payments of £54 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or clicking below.



Aaron Tonks

Aaron Tonks

Branch Director

The Church of the Good Shepherd, Brighton and Hove BN1 5AE

  • Location Church of the Good Shepherd, Dyke Road, Brighton, UK
  • Ages 12 - 15 and 16 - 19
  • Class Times
    • Seniors - Mondays 17.30 - 19.30
    • Seniors - Tuesdays 16.00 - 18.00
    • Advancers - Tuesdays 18.00 - 20.00
  • Branch director Aaron Tonks

WHAT

Based in the heart of Brighton and Hove, our seniors and advancers drama groups are excellent places to learn and create whilst at the same time producing fantastic original theatre and film.

It’s the perfect place to make new friends, grow in confidence and have great fun in producing high quality performances for family and friends.

WHO

Aaron Tonks had been directing with us for years and is a core member of the company. He is a wonderfully experienced, fun and professionally minded director and writer.

Aaron also works closely with all YAG directors to maintain excellent standards of directing across the groups.

FEES

Single payment per term of £216 or 4 x payments of £54 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or clicking below.



Aaron Tonks

Aaron Tonks

Branch Director

Dorset Gardens Methodist Church, Kemptown, Brighton and Hove BN2 1RL

  • Location Dorset Gardens Methodist Church, Dorset Gardens, Brighton BN2 1RL, United Kingdom
  • Ages 12 - 15 and 16 - 19
  • Class Times
    • Seniors - Saturdays 13.00 - 15.00
    • Seniors - Saturdays 15.05 - 17.05
    • Advancers - Saturdays 17.15 - 19.15
  • Branch director Aaron Tonks

WHAT

Based in the heart of Kemptown, our seniors and advancers drama groups are excellent places to learn and create whilst at the same time producing fantastic original theatre and film.

It’s the perfect place to make new friends, grow in confidence and have great fun in producing high quality performances for family and friends.

WHO

Aaron Tonks had been directing with us for years. He is a wonderfully experienced, fun and professionally minded director and actor.

Aaron also works closely with all YAG directors to maintain excellent standards of directing across the groups.

FEES

Single payment per term of £216 or 4 x payments of £54 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or clicking below.



Holly Ray

Holly Ray

Branch Director

Musical Theatre, Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Rd, Brighton and Hove BN1 6RB

  • Location Knoyle Hall, Knoyle Road, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, Brighton, UK
  • Ages 8 - 11 and 12 - 15
  • Class Times
    • Juniors - Wednesdays 16.00 - 18.00
    • Seniors - Wednesdays 18.00 - 20.00
  • Branch director Holly Ray

WHAT

Our musical theatre classes give equal emphasis to acting, singing and dancing.

We believe that all three disciplines are equally important in becoming a brilliant musical theatre performer.

Our Juniors group (ages 8 – 11) meets at 16.00 – 18.00

Our Seniors group (ages 12 – 15) meets at 18.00 – 20.00

WHO

Holly Ray had been directing with us for years. She is a wonderfully experienced, fun and professionally minded actor, singer and dancer.

FEES

Single payment per term of £216.00 or 4 x payments of £54.00 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or by clicking below.



Clare Jarvis

Clare Jarvis

Branch Director

Court Bushes Community Hub, Willow Way, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9TH

  • Location Court Bushes Community Hub, Willow Way, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks, UK
  • Ages 5 - 7 and 8 - 11
  • Class Times
    • Starters - Mondays 15.40 - 16.40
    • Juniors - Mondays 16.40 - 18.40
  • Branch director Clare Jarvis

WHAT

Our Hurstpierpoint groups are the perfect place to grow in confidence and make new friends.

As part of the village, the group will be constantly involved in annual community events, with the juniors performing at The Players’ Theatre.

WHO

Clare has worked for us for years across a number of our groups. She’s a hugely experienced director, particularly of younger age groups. Clare is also now a gigging stand up comedian and is often seen on the Brighton circuit.

FEES

STARTERS (ages 5-7) = Single payment per term of £108 or 4 x payments of £27 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

JUNIORS (ages 8-11) = Single payment per term of £216 or 4 x payments of £54 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or clicking below.



Clare Jarvis

Clare Jarvis

Branch Director

Scout Hut, Brown Twins Road, High St, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks BN6 9XT

  • Location Scout Hut, Brown Twins Road, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks, UK
  • Ages 12 - 15
  • Class Times
    • Fridays 16.30 - 18.30
  • Branch director Clare Jarvis

WHAT

Our Hurstpierpoint groups are the perfect place to grow in confidence and make new friends.

As part of the village, this group will be constantly involved in annual community events, including a yearly performance at The Players’ Theatre.

WHO

Clare has been working alongside YAG for a number of years and now heads up all of our Hurstpierpoint groups. She is both a writer and director and will often write an original piece for her group’s show term.
She is an experienced actress, director and stand-up comic and can be regularly seen on the Brighton circuit.

FEES

SENIORS (ages 12-15) = Single payment per term of £216 or 4 x payments of £54 / month. This covers 10 sessions per term.

HOW DO I COME AND TRY THE GROUP?

Come and join us for a taster by emailing info@theyoungactorsgroup.com or clicking below.