MIRFIELD BASED ACTING ACADEMY
Penguin Acting and Theatre Productions is a theatre company based in Mirfield, West Yorkshire. We offer affordable Acting for Stage classes and Acting for Screen classes in Mirfield. Acting classes for children aged 5-12 years and acting classes for teenagers aged 13-17 years are very popular. We believe Drama has the power to aid focus and memory as well as stretching the imagination. We recognise its ability to develop social, team and communication skills whilst giving us time to switch off from the world. Drama promotes positive mental health and makes us feel happy.
Providing all disciplines of Performing Arts under one roof we run Singing and Street Dance classes in Mirfield as well as LAMDA acting classes and the Arts Award. We run 1:1 and group acting classes for children in and out of school. We offer after-school Drama clubs for schools as well as Drama enrichment workshops for inset days.
Our instructors are either teacher qualified, working actors and/or have substantial industry experience to ensure quality tuition. You will be very safe in our theatre school and all staff hold Enhanced DBS certificates and undertake annual Safeguarding training.
We produce an annual Christmas community pantomime which is performed in Mirfield, West Yorkshire. The audience is made up of local people and all of the cast come from the acting classes within our academy. We invest in and embrace the development of children and young people through giving them a chance to perform in a professional production.
We pride ourselves in creating memorable theatre in education productions that are relatable and true to life, ensuring the messages are received by young audiences. We tackle the immediate issues young people face including gang and knife crime, county lines, preventing extremism, reducing self-harm, cyber bullying and violence against women and girls. We utilise actors and youth workers to create pieces with true validity. We tour theatre in schools, Christmas pantomimes in West Yorkshire and educational theatre.
In partnership with MJ Acting Academy & Casting Agency we have the offer of a Spotlight registered talent agency. We support students to become Spotlight registered and pursue a professional career as a working actor. We support adult actors to gain Spotlight status as well as child actors and young performers alike.
In continuing to provide services for young people in Mirfield, West Yorkshire we run free weekly youth club at Mirfield Community Centre which is open to all. The youth club in Mirfield offers arts, sports, games, crafts, pool and table tennis amongst other fun activities for teenagers.
If you are looking for a company to deliver a Fun Murder Mystery Event or a Murder Mystery Party get in touch. Our actors are experienced in private and corporate Murder Mysteries as well as children’s parties, with less fake murdering obviously!