New Youth Theatre for Stone

PSSA-Rooftop-Studios'-GREASE-2014A new theatre group for youngsters aged 13 – 21 years is set to launch in Stone next month with open auditions for roles in its forthcoming production of ‘A Chorus Line’.

Stone Youth Theatre will be based at the town’s established performing arts academy Rooftop Studios and will meet for training and rehearsals on Thursday evenings during school term times from 7.30-9.30pm. It will run in addition the studios’ existing dance and drama classes; including the Saturday PSSA (Pop School & Stage Academy) training school. Studio director, Laura Keeling, says:

 “We’re delighted to announce the launch of Stone Youth Theatre – it’s something we’ve been keen to do for a very long time to offer even more youngsters the chance to benefit from the professional training available at Rooftop Studios. The Youth Theatre will focus on preparing for regular shows while our PSSA training school on a Saturday will focus on technical and practical skills to help students discover their true talents without the distraction of show rehearsals.”

To join Stone Youth Theatre, youngsters will need to attend open auditions. If they are among those selected to star in a show, there will be an initial production fee of £35 to join; with weekly sessions costing just £2.50 per hour.

Open auditions for A Chorus Line are set to take place on Sunday 18th & Thursday 22nd May 2014 – to register please call 0800 0827 828 or email For full information on the range of dance and drama classes available at, Stone’s Rooftop Studios, including the PSSA training school, visit