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Activate Theatre run CREATIVE, FUN and INSPIRING Acting, Singing & Dance Classes for ages 4-18yrs. We also teach 121 LAMDA lessons working towards exams. We are based in County Durham. We offer Events and workshops within the community and for schools. Please view our events page for further details.

WHY COME TO ACTIVATE?

> Build Confidence

> Increase Performance, Communication and social skills

> Promotes Emotional and Mental Wellbeing

> Have the opportunity to take part in live shows

> Opportunities to take part in a variety of performance events

Our aim is to nurture each child’s individual potential, and give them the opportunity and a safe space to try performance activities. To build and increase skills and have the opportunity to work with industry professionals.

The skills that our Activate stars learn during classes and taking part in shows and events, will grow with them and help them thrive and be more confident in social situations and the wider world.

We encourage every child to aspire to be the best they can be and to…‘Activate their full potential’

TO BOOK FOR THE TERM OR TO SIGN UP FOR A FREE TASTER CLASS PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

Term runs up till 28th of March- EASTER HOLIDAYS IS FROM FRIDAY-29TH OF MARCH TILL MONDAY THE 15TH OF APRIL 2024

WE ARE NOW TAKING SIGN UP FOR NEW STUDENTS FOR THE SUMMER TERM

https://activate-theatre.class4kids.co.uk/

THE NEXT TERM DATES FOR 2024- PLEASE SEE BELOW

APRIL-JULY 2024– 12 WEEK TERM

✨SATURDAY NDA CLASSES- 20TH APRIL-13TH JULY 2024- Half Term off on Saturday 2ND OF JUNE- NO CLASS

✨WEDNESDAY LANCHESTER CLASSES- 17TH OF APRIL – 10TH JULY 2024- Half Term on Wednesday 29TH MAY- NO CLASS

✨THURSDAY- WITTON CLASSES- 18TH APRIL- 11TH JULY- Half Term 30TH MAY- NO CLASS

EASTER HOLIDAYS FROM FRIDAY 29TH OF MARCH- SUNDAY 14TH APRIL- Summer term starts week commecing 15th of April

Please contact The Activate Team before attending any face to face class to check the class times and days are correct. Activate endeavour to run all advertised classes. activatetheatre@outlook.com

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Meet the Team

Louise Rimmington-Kane
Company Director

Louise graduated from De Montfort University with a BA Hons in Performing Arts. She then spent a number of years touring with professional Theatre companies and performing in shows in both the UK and Europe. Louise has performed and directed performances and Musicals in rep theatre. She has taught at many Theatres and Stage Schools before setting up Activate Theatre. She has used her professional experience and creative vision to establish and grow Activate  into an exciting and magical theatre experience for all the young performers of the North East. Louise is also a Trained Arts Award Advisor and also teaches 121 LAMDA classes with our Activate stars. 

Patrick Rimmington-Kane
Company Director

Patrick studied Performing Arts at the University of Surrey. After graduating he worked for many touring theatre companies touring in the UK, Germany and Italy performing a wide range of material ranging from Shakespearean classics to modern musicals. Patricks real passion is writing and technical design and loves the platform that Activate gives him to demonstrate these art forms.

Tulsi Kendall
Teaching Assistant & Drama Coach

Tulsi is currently a business administrator for Activate Theatre, she assists and teaches across many of our classes. Tulsi was educated at the University of Sunderland, and graduated with a BA in Performing arts in 2019. Tulsi previously studied a Level 3 extended diploma in Performing Arts at New College Durham. Tulsi has vast experience in all aspects of performance. Performing in many musical, dance and drama productions across the North East. Tulsi has an array of teaching experience in drama and dance and is a fully qualified Cheerleading coach with BGU. She also participated in her University’s competitive cheerleading squad; “Sunderland Stars”. She travelled to many competitions across the UK, and developed a love and passion for the sport. Tulsi loves working for Activate Theatre, and is very passionate and excited about training the young performer’s of tomorrow.

Megan Laing
Dance Teacher/Musical choreographer

Megan is our fabulous Dance Teacher & local professionaldancer & fitness coach, based in the North-East of England. She is a dance teacher with Activate Theatre & the director and founder of Megs Moves. Megan has performed in many professional productions and continues to create and inspire our Activate Stars.

Grace Allen
Vocal Coach

Grace is a professional vocalist and performer and our Activate stars have had the wonderful opportunity to gain professional industry experience from Grace’s tution. She is qualifed Professional Musical Theatre Performer who trained at Emil Dale Academy.

Eilish Carroll
Mini/Rising stars Assistant

Eilsih first came to Activate as a student in 2015. Since joining, her talent and commitment to the arts has shone through and she was asked to become an assistant for the Mini and Rising star classes. Eilish has performed in a number shows with Activate and also other theatre comapnies. She has performed some leading roles and ensemble, She is currently studying Performing Arts at Durham sixth form and has been working very closely with Activate to build on her work experience . 

Jack Hall
Mini / Rising Stars Assistant

Jack first came to Activate as a student in 2015, and quickly developed a huge passion for the performing arts. Since joining, his talent and commitment to the arts has shone through and he was asked to become an assistant for the Mini and Rising star classes. Jack has performed in many shows and performed some leading roles including, He is currently studying at Durham sixth form and has been working very closely with Activate to build on his work experience . 

Eva Caden Lambert
Mini / Rising Stars Assistant

Eva first came to Activate as a student in 2012, and quickly developed a huge passion for the performing arts. Since joining, her talent and brilliant improvisation skills and character work has gone from strength to strength. She was asked to become an assistant for the Mini and Rising star classes. Eva has performed in many shows and performed some leading roles including, Gomez Addams, Aladdin,  and many more. She is currently studying her A Levels at St Bede’s Sixth Form.

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