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Cats (Class Act Theatre School)

Meets: Sunday afternoons at the Playhouse
Activities: A theatre group for children of all ages with weekly workshops and two public performances a year.
Contact: Caroline Petherbridge, 97, Aynsley Gardens, Church Langley, Harlow, CM17 9PD 
Telephone: 01279 321117


Centre Stage Productions

Meets: For rehearsals in various locations in Harlow
Activities: For 16 yrs upwards. All types of plays, various musical events, play readings and workshops. Centre Stage works to a high standard offering opportunities to talented newcomers and seasoned performers. We will always add your name to our register. Please provide a short C.V. and/or backstage experience.
Dee Palmer, 86,Willowfield, Harlow 
Telephone: 01279 428035


Harlow Theatre Company

Meets: For rehearsals Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sundays during the day at Victoria Hall, Old Harlow.
Activities: Presentation of all types of drama.
Contact: Jane Pragnell, Victoria Hall, Bury Road, Harlow, CM17 0ED
Telephone: 01279 420062



Meets: For weekly workshops on Monday evenings, 7-9pm
Activities: Livewire is a young people's theatre group that engages young people between the ages of 13 and 18 in a regular proramme of theatre workshops. The Young people learn and develop their theatrical skills in order to devise their own piece of interactive theatre that they take out to local primary schools as part of the Summer Tour. Livewire also runs Theatre Challenge, a week long theatre project in the summer holidays.
Contact: Sam Ashford, Project Manager


Moot House Players

Meets: From September to July mainly to work on productions at Moot House, The Stow, Harlow.
Activities: To present five full scale theatrical productions each year with possible other small scale productions. open mainly to 15yrs and above. Especially welcome are interested and experienced adults wanting to explore their technical, acting and directing potential in a challenging semi-professional environment. Members are required to join the Mark Hall and Netteswell C.A. and if involved in acting in a production rehearsal fees (reduced fees for the unwaged). Potential audiences wanting to join out 'mailing list' should make contact via the website/email address of contact the address below.
Contact: Jon McNamar, 17 Nursery Road, Bishops Stortford, Herts, CM23 3HJ.


Phoenix Theatre School

weekdays after school, all day Saturday at Burnt Mill School
Activities: Classes in musical theatre and acting
Contact: Phil Dale 
Telephone: 0845 6800640



Razed Roof

Meets: Thursdays (term time only) at The Playhouse
Activities: Razed Roof is an inclusive performing arts group for people with and without disabilities and learning difficulties. The group has been formed to create opportunities for performance work and for productions, accompanied by workshops co-facilitated by the participants.





Meets: Saturdays 2.00pm -5.00pm at the Passmore Academy, Traceys Road, Harlow, Essex, CM18 6JH.
Activities: Drama, dance, singing. shows in local and West End Theatres for 6-18 year olds.
Contact: Lucy Dowsett 




Meets: In Sawbridgeworth on Tuesdays (4-9yrs) 5-7pm, (14-25yrs) 7.30 -8.30pm; Thursdays (10-13yrs) 6.15 -8.15pm.
Activities: Drama, music, movement, singing, arts and crafts creating, performing and much more. The emphasis is on confidence building, skills development and having fun. Older members perform regularly to a paying public and younger members demonstrate their work informally at the end of each project. Youth CREATE runs theme-based courses during school holidays as well as one-off specials such as video courses, music technology and issue-based projects. They can also offer tailor-made workshops aimed at specific target groups, such as young offenders, those excluded from school, young people at risk of offending etc
Contact: Gill Hawkins, Youth CREATE, 34a London Road, Sawbridgeworth, Herts CM21 9JS 
Telephone: 01279 721219

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