Why is Theatrix alumnus Tom Partridge holding what appear to be a BAFTA and an Oscar? And why is he smiling?
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Theatrix is the St Albans based performance art school. Established in 1980, it provides young people from the age of five and adults with opportunities to learn a wide range of theatre, speech, drama and communication skills.
Teamwork, enjoyment and the development of strong friendships characterise the Theatrix ethos. We offer weekly classes in drama, acting, speech, playwriting and musical theatre for groups and individuals, after school and on Saturday morning, using the excellent facilities of the Abbey Theatre, St Albans, and led by our team of dynamic young professional actor/teachers. You can start classes or tuition at any time.
Students have frequent opportunities to perform on the main and studio stages at the Abbey Theatre.
We also specialise in auditions for the National Youth Theatre, Drama School and University degree entry, and many of our students go on to careers in the theatre, film and related professions.
Students take Trinity College exams recognised within the National Qualifications Framework. Consistently our students achieve pass rates in excess of 98% - mostly achieving a merit grade or above.
After Theatrix Alumnus Simon Godwin's striking directorial debut with the Royal Shakespeare Company - "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" and his acclaimed National Theatre production of "The Beaux' Stratagem", you can watch a trailer for his Hamlet at the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon and in cinemas from 8 June 2016.
You can read Michael Billington's review of The Two Gentlemen in The Guardian…