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Do you want to turn your passion for theatre into a successful career? Are you aged 14 - 19? Whether you enjoy acting or prefer working behind-the-scenes, our Ensemble group has everything you need to take your skills to the next level.

Hosted and led by Artistic Director Rosanna Sloan and Outreach Officer Rosie Peters, these classes provide you with unique opportunities to advance your acting skills and performance experience; collaborate with professional touring theatre company Unexpected Places; as well as the chance to participate in festivals, competitions and more!


Aspiring actors who want to develop and advance their  technique and creatives who want to learn to direct, stage manage and more are welcome to join this unique class offered by Unexpected Places.

Under the direction of Rosanna Sloan and Rosie Peters you will be encouraged to create, produce and perform in a supportive environment. 


This term, take part in devising an original immersive Christmas production, to be performed in December for the general public. This Christmas production will develop your directing, performing, designing, and producing skills, while having lots of Christmas fun!

If you want to attend a session free of charge to see what it's like, just click the link below to register for your free spot.



Tuesdays 18:00 - 19:30
07/09/21 - 19/10/21


UP Studios, Hamble

Unit 6 Ensign Way

SO31 4RA


£12.50 per session.
Invoices are sent out per half-term


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Rosanna Sloan

Artistic Director


"For me, this group is all about developing the next generation of performers, directors and creatives. It presents an exciting opportunity to work with 16 - 21 years in a context completely different to college or youth theatres."

Rosie Peters

Outreach Officer

"I can't wait to start working alongside you to create engaging, unexpected and high quality performances and take those shows to audiences far and wide."


If you have any further questions, or would like to get in touch about Ensemble - please email


Can I join just for one project? 

Yes, you can. Participants sign up for each term, two weeks in advance. If there are spaces available you can join for that specific project. You are committed only to a term at a time. 


I have an exam to study for - can I miss a week?

Sometimes it is hard to juggle everything you have going on. Just let us know if you need to miss a week; as long as it's not the week of a performance, we will be able to work around it.

What has this group done before?

This group is relaunching on 22nd June - we ran something similar pre-Covid. The previous groups last project was performing 'Chatroom' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


What else can I get involved in?

Lots! Unexpected Places are rehearsing 'Looking Down on Me' in the Summer - you can come and see us rehearsing and be part of the creative process if you'd like to. We will also be working with this group and professional performers for a show at Christmas - more details soon!

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