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A little about Theatr Yr Ifanc...

Theatr Yr Ifanc, Rhos 1990 Youth Theatre, has been providing Youth Theatre classes since 1990. The classes work towards a yearly production as well as offering students the opportunity to engage with other theatrical activities and such opportunities as The Children’s University. Theatr Yr Ifanc is a registered Charity and the Artistic team is supported by the Theatre’s committee of parents and volunteers and new people are always welcome to get involved! The classes run every Thursday evening.

A little bit of history...

Theatr Yr Ifanc was formed as a direct result of the success of a Community Show ‘Half Year End’ which was performed amongst the, then, ruins of the Stiwt, the Miners Institute in Rhos. As a result of a huge fundraising effort by people within the village, the Stiwt was rebuilt and a Youth Theatre formed in 1990 and was privileged to be part of the reopening concert.

Since then, the Youth Theatre has grown and gone from strength to strength under five Artistic Directors in its history since 1990 – Paul Drake (seven years), Christine Dukes (fourteen years), Lisa Van Der Horst (two years), Rob Stevens (10 years) and our current Artistic Director Laura, who has just finished her first year in the role.

Shows through the decades...

1990Half Year End
1992Selwyn Sud in Bubble Trouble
1993Alice
1994The Dracula Spectacular
1995Dros Ein Plant
1997Queen Beryl and the Romans
1998Ragged Child
1999Beyond the Rock
1999Y Gwynt Ir Drws
2000Out of This World
2000Follow the Star
2001On the Bright Side of the Road
2002The Roman Invasion of Ramsbottom
2003Teula @ Trefeca
2003Return to the Forbidden Planet
2004Good Offa Hall
2004Under Milk Wood
2004I want to be a Star
2005A Midsummer Night’s Travesty
2005Daniel and the Lions
2006The Wiz
2007Peter Pan
2007Street Child
2007Follow the Star
2008Beyond the Rock (Stiwt)
2008Beyond the Rock (Bishof von Kettler Schule, Menden)
2009Rainbow’s Ending
2010The Best of Broadway on Broad Street
2011Our Town
2011A Midsummer Night’s Dream
2012Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
2013Treasure Island
2013Our Day Out
2013Legends on Holiday
2014Bugsy Malone
2015Stage and Screen
2016Annie
2017Alice the Musical
2017Fame Jnr
2018A Trio of Magical Tales
2019Seussical the Musical

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