Register your child from 1st - 15th December 2017
to commence in January 2018

'NOT IN MY SHOES' A Celebration of Musical Theatre
March 25th/26th 2018  Shaftesbury Dorset.
Brought to you by students on the ABOP young actors programme. 


Are they aged 5-21 years,  super talented or do they want to start out on their theatrical journey? 

After six sold our shows in 2017 in Dorset ABOP continue with their youth theatre and young actor’s programme in Shaftesbury in 2018.

Enrol between 1st-15th December to secure your place in the Elite Company to perform in the March show ‘Not In my Shoes’ A celebration of Musical Theatre. 

Rehearsals (11 weeks) Sundays 12.30pm-6pm commence January 14th. Performance dates: 24th & 25th March, 2018.

The Junior Company: School of Rock, The Wiz, Jungle Book, Matilda, Annie, Mary Poppins, Whistle Down The Wind, Moana, Shrek, Cats, Honk, Aladdin .

The Senior Company: Chity Chitty Bang Bang, High School Musical, Billy Elliott, Bugsy Malone, Thirteen, Barnum, Wicked, Newsies, Big Fish, Oliver, Fame, Grease. 

Elite Company & Hourglass Theatre: Hamilton, Chorus line, Legally Blonde, Blood Brothers, West Side Story, Sweeny Tood, Anything Goes, Avenue Q, Little Shop Of Horrors, Bonnie & Clyde, Cry Baby, Jesus Christ Superstar, Adams Family, Copacabana, Disenchanted, La La Land, Fame, Made In Dagenham and MUCH MUCH MORE!

Enrol today, it’s going to be fabulous term of song and dance! Limited Places.

To Book your place check out the info. here:

ABOP offer quality dramatic arts performance education experiences taught by quality theatre professionals and creatives through after school workshops, holiday camps and performance and touring projects. 

The Young Actors Programme is dedicated to raising aspirations whilst developing theatre skills and building confidence and self esteem.  ABOP prioritise areas with limited access to professional youth theatre and rural communities dedicated to supporting creative opportunities for children and young people.  

ABOP  Young Actors rehearsals are disciplined,  fast paced, challenging and students work to high standards in the performing arts.  For discerning parents who are seeking high quality tuition for their children the ABOP Young Actors programme is perfect for those with a passion for performance and who will flourish in a company environment. Across each year members will take part in a weekly company rehearsal, work towards varied performance outcomes, and explore a wide range of theatrical forms and techniques. Those with a desire to perfect skills on a more individual basis may apply for Private Tuition. 

Our talented staff, degree qualified and working within the arts  industry, are led by artistic director, Dix Aston and Musical Director Gareth Williams.

Read all about our performances from our young actors company at the  Edinburgh Fringe in 2017 by clicking on the button below.....

YA General Enquiry