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JOIN MINIVER ACADEMY

get your 1st week free

Tuesdays £6 per 1 hr session

Edward lucas hall at the

peel centre in dronfield S18 1Px

Thursdays £6 per 1 hr session

Thomas Taylor hall at the

peel centre in dronfield S18 1Px

Calling all young performers

  • learn a variety of theatre topics and styles

  • perform, move, act and create

  • make new friends who share a passion for drama

  • taught by experienced and qualified theatre-makers with experience at the edinburgh fringe, sold-out london shows and touring england

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The Ghosts of

Mortem House

A spooky story performed by the miniver academy 6pm show class (ages 7-10)

Check out our upcoming summer productions

A Haunting on

sallow Street

A ghostly tale PERFORMED BY THE STUDENTS OF the MINIVER ACADEMy 8pm Show Class (Ages 11-18)

Tuesday @ dronfield, Peel Centre

Ages 7-10 Drama Class

5pm - 6pm

SHOW CLASs

ages 7-10 From 27th feb 2024

6pm - 7pm

ages 11-18 Drama Class

7pm - 8pm 

SHOW CLASs

ages 11-18 From 27th feb 2024

8pm - 9pm

aCADEMY DETAILS

Thursday @ dronfield, Peel Centre

Mini Miniver Drama Class

ages 3-6

5pm - 6pm  

musical theatre Workshop

ages 7-18

6pm - 7pm  

  to register your interest please fill in the form below:

miniver academy ltd
company registered no. 14082388

Which classes would your child be interested in?

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megan has been performing since the age of two and a half and has been involved with the running of performng arts activity clubs since 2008. 

 

she graduated from queen mary university of london in 2019 with a bachelor of arts degree in english and drama and later that year set up miniver theatre company with fellow graduate andrei cotocu. 

her show at this stage debuted at the edinburgh fringe festival in 2019 before going on to tour the south of england and in 2022, the sell out show love you & leave you (dead) - also written by megan - was performed at the new wimbledon theatre studio in london. 

Revolting rhymes - a short play written by megan - was performed by drama dronfield at the dronfield civic centre in 2018 and the twelve dancing princesses - a full length pantomime written by megan - was performed in 2021 at the sheffield college. 

after living in edinburgh for two years, megan is excited to be back in dronfield and to continue doing what she loves through miniver academy.

Meet the team

Megan young

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jULIE HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH AMATEUR DRAMATIC PANTOMIMES AND PRODUCTIONS FOR MANY YEARS BOTH OFFSTAGE AND ON, AND HAS TAKEN ON MANY LEADING PARTS AND STAGE MANAGEMENT AMONGST MANY OTHER THEATRE ROLES. 

SHE CURRENTLY WORKS AS A Gymnastics TEACHER AT THE DRONFIELD SPORTS CENTRE AND IS ENJOYING COMBINING HER LOVE OF TEACHING AND DRAMA THROUGH MINIVER ACADEMY.

HER FAVOURITE ROLES INCLUDE PLAYING ERMA IN ANYTHING GOES, THE TIN MAN IN The WIZARD OF OZ, AND STARRING AS THE PRINCIPAL BOY ALADDIN IN THE PANTOMIME ALADDIN WHICH SHE HAS DONE THREE TIMES (OH YES SHE HAS)! 

JULIE BALLIN

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Jack has been involved in productions from the age of nine, taking on principal roles at school, Drama Dronfield, and Dronfield Musical Theatre Group—including playing the lead character of Oliver in Oliver! The Musical which is his favourite role to date. Since then, he has also played Friedrich (The Sound of Music) and Mendel (Fiddler on the Roof), and the title role of Dick in Dick Whittington.

He started volunteering at Miniver Academy last year as part of his college work experience and is now a part of the teaching team which he is really enjoying. He is also our Head Technician of Lighting and Sound (and everything else technical).

He is currently doing his Level Three Diploma in Performing Arts at Chesterfield College and afterwards, Jack is hoping to go onto university to do a degree in Technical Theatre and Stage Management.

He has also been working at the Winding Wheel Theatre for the last year and loves being a part of the backstage team there.

Jack BALLIN

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Emily has been taking part in shows since the age of three, starting by dancing with Dance Dronfield, and then performing in school shows and with Drama Dronfield and Dronfield Musical Theatre Group. Her favourite roles that she has played so far are Marta (The Sound of Music), Sharon (Made in Dagenham), and Duffy (Annie).

She has recently joined Splinters Theatre Company, a youth theatre company for young people aged 14 to 30. Their most recent show was Our House where she was part of the ensemble and had two small parts. Emily is really looking forward to taking part in their next show, Footloose.

She has recently started choreographing for school productions and is now taking on the role of choreographer for Miniver Academy which she is thoroughly enjoying.

Emily BALLIN

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you can also Contact

us by emailing: 

miniveracademy@gmail.com

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