ReBels: ages 18 – 25

Our 2021-22 ReBels Talent Development Training year starts from 27 September 2021...

Check out what we have planned for our Autumn term sessions below. You can choose as many sessions for your age group as you like and it will still only cost you £60 for an entire year running Sept 2021 - July 2022. That's 30 weeks of sessions, any rehearsals and performances for just £60!
We've got a great selection of dance, theatre, music, spoken word, digital, tech and more available this term. All sessions now take place within the Barbican Theatre building in the auditorium, studio or music room spaces.
When you know which sessions you'd like to join simply complete the secure form below and you're in!
(and no worries if you change your mind and want to change sessions after you've signed up / paid - if there's still space in the other sessions we'll swap you over)

ReBels: what's happening in Spring 2021 classes

Our  age 18-25 groups will be project based in a similar way to how they were run on 2020-21, with sessions running on Wednesdays. We also have some additional sessions available on Tuesdays for ages 14+ which you are also welcome to join.
After the successful launch of ReBels Music earlier in 2021 year our  weekly ReBels Music sessions will continue to run but have now moved to Mondays and Wednesdays are for ages 15-25. ReBels Music sessions are also all included within your annual £60 ReBels fee...

Mondays (for ages 15-25)

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7:30pm-9pm ReBels Music Production (Music/Tech/Digital)
PLEASE NOTE: this session is now full.
 Learn about and develop skills in producing music from our industry experts, using software such as Logic Pro X / Ableton.
Led by Alex Hart & Benny Lau-Crispin at Barbican Theatre, Castle Street in the Music room

Tuesdays (for ages 14+)

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7:15pm - 9:15pm ReBels Makers (Design/Making/Tech/Digital) For ages 14+
Design and  make artwork, installation , tech and performance art for and after dark events. Work as a team to build on your strengths to make an element of the project you’re most passionate about:  eg projection mapping, costume, art installations or film.
Led by Ellie Bostwick WIlliams and Thea Bulgin at Barbican Theatre, Castle Street in the Studio.

Wednesdays (for ages 15-25)

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4pm - 5:30pm Creative Chill Out (Mindfullness / Creative Flow)
Spend time with mindfulness and creativity to wind down, stretch out and find your creative flow. An opportunity think, feel and express through dance, theatre and music.
Led by Charlotte Eaton & Rose Kimberly at Barbican Theatre, Castle Street in the Auditorium
5:30pm - 7pm ReBels Music (Music/Sound/Production)
Work with our ReBels musicians to write songs, mix music, play instruments and find your own sound.
Led by Jon Fazal, Daisy Higman & Benny Lau-Crispin at Barbican Theatre, Castle Street in the Music Room

Wednesdays (for ages 18-25)

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6-8pm DanceAmplify (Dance/Film/Projection) For ages 18-25 
Time to dig deep into dance technique, choreography and technology  for an interactive film project with I-Dome & MakeAmplify
Led by Charlotte Eaton & Amber Amare at Barbican Theatre, Castle Street in the Auditorium
6-8pm Make Your Own Show (Theatre/Writing/Music/Performance) For ages 18-25 
Working as an ensemble build a show that you are passionate about: soundscores, scripts, scenes, tech and performance. Your themes- your rules- your show
Led by Charlotte Kransmo & Shaday Barrowes at Barbican Theatre, Castle Street in the Auditorium
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How to join ReBels?

To register for a place in ReBels please complete the form below.
Sessions: Tuesdays 4pm - 5:30pm & 7:15pm - 9:15pm (ages 14+), Wednesdays 5:30pm - 7pm (ages 15-25) and 6pm - 8pm (ages 18-25)
Venues: Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ in the Auditorium, Studio or Music Room.
Payment: complete your details including card information to join ReBels Talent Development Training from Sept 2021 - July 2022 for a single all inclusive fee of £60.
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 us an email to 
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

ReBels Sign Up (ages 18-25) Annual Membership

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please detail anything else you'd like to let us know here
  • You can choose as many sessions for your age group as you like (as long as they're not happening at the same time, obviously!) Sessions will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
  • Price: £ 60.00
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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.

Barbican Theatre ReBels perform in Plymouth City Centre 10 Dec 2020
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In order to ensure our young people are still able to engage with activities and their Practitioners we have launched B-Hive which is an online resource featuring videos of tutorials, challenges and activities suitable for all involved with Performance Training classes (as well as others who might just want to create or move while they are in isolation)