Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre Summer School, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 2017. Photo: Vincent Evans

Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre Summer School

  • Mon 31 July – Fri 11 August 2023
  • 10 am – 5 pm

In partnership with Bristol Old Vic, Hauser & Wirth Somerset is delighted to announce the return of the hugely successful Youth Theatre Summer School.

This is an incredible opportunity for young people aged between 11 – 16 years interested in drama and performing arts. Working with professional artists and directors from Bristol Old Vic, participants will experiment and create a new play told through movement, music and theatre taking inspiration from our exhibition, ‘GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNG’. This two-week summer school will conclude with a public performance at Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

The summer school will run Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm between 31 July – 11 August. Please note that there is a subsidised fee of £200 for the two-week course.

For further enquiries please contact Please be advised that photographs will be taken at this event for use on the Hauser & Wirth website, social media and in other marketing materials.

About Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre Hauser & Wirth Somerset has been working in partnership with Bristol Old Vic since 2014 to give young people aged between 11 – 16 years who are interested in drama and the performing arts the opportunity to work with professional artists and directors. The Bristol Old Vic provides a rich education through the arts and helps to develop deeper engagement with local communities across the South West. The summer school provides an environment of playful creativity; allowing young people to experiment with different techniques, genres and art forms guided by their team of professional artists.

Watch previous public performance events at the Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre Summer School: ‘The Adventures of the Wilderness People’ (2022), ‘We Do, We Undo, We Redo’ (2019) and ‘Cara (KA-ra)’ (2018).

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