Thistle Theatre Academy of Speech and Drama

Thistle Theatre Academy of Speech and Drama

Offering professional tuition in Speech and Drama for 3-18 year olds. We offer weekly classes in Drama with performance opportunities at least twice a year.

Established in 2009, Thistle Theatre Academy offers professional tution in all aspects of Speech and Drama to those aged 3-18 years. Our Speech Classes meet weekly from October-February with an emphasis on developing articulate speech with entry into the Inverclyde Music Festival held in the Town Hall each year. We are currently developing our LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) class

12/06/2024

It’s school show season! Lynsey is at Notre Dame tonight to cheer on Lucy & Maeve 🎭
Break a leg to all our young people taking part in school shows over the next few weeks 🙌🏻

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Carys appeared as Maurice. She joined us in 2021 and has appeared in Oliver and Jack & the Beanstalk 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Jessica will appear as Lumière. She joined us in 2021 and has appeared in Oliver! and Jack & the Beanstalk 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Kara will appear as Belle. She joined us in 2923 and this will be her first show with us 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Luca appeared as Cogsworth. He has been with us since 2018 and appeared in Snow White, Oliver and Jack & the Beanstalk 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Grace will appear as The Beast. She joined us in 2024 and this is her first show with us 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Beth will appear as Mrs Potts. She joined Thistle Academy in 2014 and has been in a range of productions such as Alice in Wonderland, Oliver, Aladdin, Robinson Crusoe and Goodnight Mr Tom 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Maeve appeared as Mrs Potts. She joined us in 2017 and has appeared in a range of shows such as Alice in Wonderland, Goodnight Mr Tom and Our Day Out 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Devlyn will appear as Lumière. He joined us in 2023 and this will be his first show with Thistle 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Lizzy is appearing as The Beast. She joined us in 2012 and has appeared in many shows including Alice in Wonderland, Jack & the Beanstalk, Aladdin and Oliver! 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Eona will appear as Babette. She joined in 2022 and has appeared in Jack and the Beanstalk in 2023 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Joseph will appear as Maurice. He joined us in 2023 and this is his first show with us 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Aoife joined in 2023 and will be performing as Madame de la Grande Bouche. This is her first show with us 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Evie has been with us since 2012 and will perform as Belle. She has appeared in many shows such as Alice in Wonderland. Goodnight Mr Tom and Oliver!. 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Olivia joined in 2023 and will be performing as Lefou! 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Sam joined us jn 2023 and will be performing as the Bookseller and Monsieur D’Arque ! 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Euan has been with us for many years and will be performing as Chip! He has previously performed in Jack & the Beanstalk and our Greatest Showman showcase. 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹
Rory joined in 2021 and will be performing as Chip! He has previously performed in Jack & the Beanstalk in 2023. 🎭

02/03/2024

🌹⭐️Meet the cast⭐️🌹
Introducing Donovan as our Bookseller and Monsieur D’Arque. He joined us in 2023 and this will be his first show with us. 🎭

01/03/2024

🌹⭐️Another two fabulous shows!⭐️🌹
Well done to our Thursday cast & Friday cast 👏🏻👏🏻
We have 3 shows on Saturday!
11am - tickets available
2.30pm - sold out
7.30pm - 20 tickets left

We are incredibly proud of all our young people demonstrating such skill over the past 4 days. Don’t miss out, grab the last remaining tickets from the albany website! 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Thom as The Beast! Thom joined Thistle many years ago and has performed in Snow White, All My Sons, Oliver!, Our Day Out & Jack & the Beanstalk. You can catch him as The Beast tonight and Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Lucy as Belle! Lucy joined Thistle in 2016 and has performed in Peter Pan, Oliver!, Alice in Wonderland, Snow White, Our Day Out & Jack & the Beanstalk. You can catch her as Belle tonight and Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Kayley as Mrs Potts! Kayley joined Thistle in 2012 and has performed in Our Day Out, Goodnight Mister Thom, Granny Thistle, Alice in Wonderland, Oliver! & Jack & the Beanstalk. You can catch her as Mrs Potts tonight and Saturday at 2.30pm. Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Sonny as Chip! Sonny joined Thistle in 2021 and has performed in Jack & the Beanstalk. You can catch him as Chip tonight and Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Adam as Maurice! Adam joined Thistle in 2023 & this is his first show! You can catch him as Maurice tonight and Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Isla as Cogsworth! Isla joined Thistle years ago and has performed in Oliver!, Snow White, Goodnight Mister Tom & Jack & the Beanstalk. You can catch her as Cogsworth tonight and Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Kara as Madame de la Grande Bouche! Kara joined Thistle in 2018 and has performed in Oliver!, Jack & the Beanstalk & Our Day Out. You can catch her as Madame tonight, Friday at 7.30 & Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets available via the Albany website. 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Florence as Babette! Florence joined Thistle in 2018 and has performed in Oliver! & Jack & the Beanstalk. You can catch her as Babette tonight and Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets available at the Albany 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Annie as Silly Girl! Annie joined Thistle a few years ago and has performed in Oliver! & Jack & the Beanstalk. You can catch her as Silly Girl for all our performances! Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

28/02/2024

🌹Meet the cast 🌹
Introducing Clara as Silly Girl! Clara joined Thistle in 2023 and this will be her first performance with us! You can catch her as Silly Girl tonight, tomorrow and Friday! Tickets available via the Albany website 🎭

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Shots of our script workshops from the past few weeks. Working on use of space and exaggerated movement! Excellent job, ...
Our friends at Thistle Theatre Company present their final performance of Sunset Song tonight at The Albany. So many of ...
🌹⭐️Our fabulous Saturday evening cast!⭐️🌹
🌹⭐️Meet the Cast⭐️🌹Carys appeared as Maurice. She joined us in 2021 and has appeared in Oliver and Jack & the Beanstalk ...
🌹⭐️ Our fabulous Saturday afternoon cast! ⭐️🌹
Another night, another dress rehearsal! Here’s some more of our cast creating a little bit of magic for our production o...
Meet the cast of our next production! You can see our 40 pupils across 3 casts and 6 shows from 28 Feb - 2 March at The ...
We are only two weeks into rehearsal and already our show is beginning to take shape. We will be presenting Beauty & the...
This week, we present Jack & the Beanstalk at The Albany on Thursday and Friday at 7pm. Tickets available online 🎭
We started working on the choreography for our next production tonight! 🎭
A classic ‘they’re behind you!!’ panto moment from Beth, Lucy, Luca, Jessica, Annie and Ollie! 🫣😂🎭

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