Waterford Youth Arts Summer School

 :4-6 year old €50 for the week,
 7 years and upwards €60 for the week

Waterford Adult Education Centre, Ozanam Street, Waterford.
To book tel: 051 879 377
email: info@waterfordyoutharts.com

Waterford Youth Arts annual Performing Arts Summer School for a week of creativity and fun! Join us for a week packed with art, dance, drama,
film, storytelling, creative writing, visual art and more. Spend a fun filled week playing, making, doing and exploring. The perfect way to keep little imaginations busy, build confidence and make some new friends!

Summer Production 2015 - 'Our Town'

Auditions have just taken place for 'Our Town' which will be staged as the Waterford Youth Arts Summer production for 2015. The fun started on Tuesday last with Nick Kavanagh's excellent workshop & Jim Nolan running reading sessions in the afternoon. Brilliant atmosphere in the building and great to see so many new faces. Following on from the success of last Summer's production of 'The Crucible', the 2015 Summer production will be widely anticipated. We are delighted to be able to give this opportunity to young people locally. Best of luck to all involved!

Summer School 12- 18 years

Waterford Youth Arts specialised session summer school for 12 years and up

Opportunities to elect for half days and two day courses in:

-         Audition Techniques
-         Adventures in Writing
-         Playwriting 101
-         Poetry and Spoken Word
-         Muralling
-         Walk the Play- make Shakespeare accessible
And all these alongside the new and exciting two day course
-         Hot Shots Apprentice Film Making  

Take one course or combine one or more specialised sessions. Grow your experience and have fun with us!!


Arts Squad in action at Ardscoil Na Mara Tramore

Fantastic to see our new Arts Squad project in action with one of our first participants, Ardscoil Na Mara in Tramore. Students try their hand at ceramics. Waterford Youth Arts will be bringing Arts Squad out to schools and community groups all over the South East Region with workshops available in a variety of art forms. We will announce all the details shortly so watch this space!  MORE

30 hours for Waterford Youth Arts

A huge well done and thanks to all involved in our recent 30 hours event. Fantastic performances and a great atmosphere. We were delighted that so many people came along to support this and hope that the audience really enjoyed the evening! Image kindly taken by Ciaran Conneely. Further images from the event on our Facebook page.

It's Samba Season at Waterford Youth Arts!

Samba season is about to come to Waterford Youth Arts! It's time to experience the rhythm and energy of Brazil right here in Waterford. Formed with the view to establishing a youth Samba group, these workshops will introduce young people to the world of Samba drumming. Percussion and drumming techniques will be brought to life in a very energetic Samba season! No experience required. A free introductory evening (ages 12-19) will take place on Wednesday 28th January 7pm-8.30pm. Venue: St. Patrick's Gateway Centre, Patrick Street, Waterford.

New Term of Dance Workshops

Our fantastic dance workshops with Becci Whelan are starting up again soon. If you would like to join in please call in to register while there is still time! Dance workshops are delivered by Becci Whelan. A talented graduate of the renowned Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, Becci brings energy and flair to all her classes. All levels of ability catered for and all are welcome. For more call 051-879377 or email info@waterfordyoutharts.com

Teen Art 2015

2015 is off to a busy start and we are delighted to let you know that Teen Art is now open for registration. Suitable for ages 13-16, this workshop series will help you develop your skills in drawing, sculpture, textiles and so much more. For further details please see the enclosed or call us on 051-879377 or email sinead@waterfordyoutharts.com for more info.

Registration Now Open January 2015!

Registration is now open! Places available for workshops in art, dance, drama, music, writing and much more. All workshops start back from Monday 19th January. Schedule & fees. Further details on 051-879377, email info@waterfordyoutharts.com 

This term places also available for stArt, a series of arts sampler workshops (for ages 9-12 years).  These workshops will introduce young people to a variety of arts forms with some of our best tutors (Fridays 4.30-6 pm) MORE ABOUT stArt >