ReBels (ages 12-18)

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The following ReBels Talent Development sessions are for ages 12-18 will be running during the Autumn 2022 term which runs from 19 September to 9 December 2022 inclusive.
Membership for these autumn term sessions for ages 12-18 and ReBels Music costs just £20.

MONDAYS

5pm - 7pm ReBels Assemble (for ages 15-18) 
Work with a professional theatre company to create an exciting new show from scratch!  Looking into the world of fairytales, take the weird and the wonderful to create an animating and comedic piece for 15-18 year olds. The work produced will become Assembleth Theatre Company’s brand new touring piece. There will also be an opportunity to create a curtain raiser to perform at their Plymouth show!
Sessions take place in the Barbican Theatre main theatre space
7pm - 9pm ReBels Music (for ages 15-25) 
A space for writing, recording, and playing as much music as you like! Any style, any sound, all musicians or budding musicians welcome! Learn about and develop skills in producing music from our industry experts and have the opportunity to record, write and learn how to promote yourself as an artist. There will be LOADS of opportunities to show off new music throughout the year in Barbican Theatre and beyond…
Sessions take place in the Music Studio (at Barbican Theatre)

TUESDAYS

5pm - 7pm ReBels Dancers (for ages 12 -15)
Explore a variety of dance styles from jazz, to ballet, contemporary and many more! This class will provide the building blocks of dance and movement so you can find the style that suits you the best. There will be opportunities to show off your skills and all the things you’ve learned! Open to all levels of ability.
Sessions take place in the Barbican Theatre main theatre space
7pm - 9pm AmpUp (for ages 15-18)
Develop all types of commercial dance; from HipHop to Street to Breaking and much more! You will learn the skills to create high energy and highly physical performances. You will also have the opportunity to build movement and choreography around your favourite music! Open to all levels of ability. 
Sessions take place in the Barbican Theatre main theatre space

WEDNESDAYS

5pm - 7pm ReStage (for ages 12 -15)
A genre-bending, immersive and quirky class which puts a spin on the classic tropes of film, TV and theatre. Creating your own interactive piece using film, green screen and animation with live performance. Get involved on the stage and behind the scenes to create the next big thing! 
Sessions take place in the Barbican Theatre main theatre space
7pm - 9pm ReBels Music Production & Podcasting (for ages 15-25)
A session to work on the production elements of music making. This is your chance to create EPs, singles and podcasts which can be released on the Barbican Soundcloud as well as your own platforms. This will be an exciting opportunity to learn the ins and outs of music production and promotion!
Sessions take place in the Music Studio (at Barbican Theatre)

How to join ReBels?

Click here to pay your £20 membership fee. 
You'll then be sent an email with a link to a form for you to choose your weekly sessions for the Autumn 2022 term.

(Not received you link to the form after you've paid? Click here

After you've completed this form a member of the ReBels team will be in touch before the start of term to confirm a few things.

Help With Payment

We don't want money to be a barrier to joining our sessions. If you'd like to chat through payment options with one of our team please drop our ReBels Co-ordinator, Dulcima, an email at rebels@barbicantheatre.co.uk 
We also have a number of bursaries for free annual membership available from for those aged 12-25 living within the St Peter & Waterfront Ward of Plymouth. Please click here for details of eligibility.
St Peter & Waterfront Funding Bursary Info
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Barbican Theatre is a safe space

Safe to be who you are, regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, age, gender, identity, or sexual orientation.
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Why We Exist...

We believe that young people's creativity has no limits or restrictions

How we do the Why...

You can't be what you can't see.

A young person should encounter endless different creative outlets and opportunities to help find the best way to express themselves. Without financial, social or cultural barriers.

What ReBels do...

We provide project focussed training groups that allow young people to experience and develop with mutiple artforms and styles, while focussing on one production or performance. We listen to our young people to find out what they want - if we don't already cover subjects or artforms they want that's how we find out and develop with and for them.