“theatre is a land, not a building.  it is the land of imagination and emotions..."

peter slade


 don’t miss out!


Spaces are filling up really quickly so book a space now to avoid disappointment.


TYD is offering young people the incredible chance to join a prestigious company of young theatre makers, take part in an exciting theatre experience and perform in a major production in the 600-seat Rutland Open Air Theatre as part of the 2020 season of productions at Tolethorpe. Read more about the Theatre Makers and register for an audition.

 find out more about our exciting new project. Read all about it here.


“logic will take you from a to b. imagination will take you everywhere.”

Albert einstein


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our classes

Catering for 5 to 22-year-olds, acting skills, technique and stagecraft are introduced and developed in fun and engaging weekly sessions.


holiday workshops

Our next half term holiday workshop – ‘’House of Shadows” takes place from 21st to 25th October! Book now to avoid disappointment.


theatre makers

We are very excited to announce the launch of our brand- new exciting programme for 16-22-year-olds. Find out about this amazing opportunity.


latest news

What a remarkable summer it has been! We welcomed so many new faces to TYD, met and worked with top industry professionals and made some wonderful theatre together.


our work

We are passionate about creating classwork and productions that excite and challenge our young actors and showcases their strengths and talents. Find out more about our exciting work at TYD.


our location

We are proud to share our home with the Stamford Shakespeare Company and benefit from working in the glorious setting at Tolethorpe Hall, in Rutland just off the A1.


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