Rotherham: Get creative for a week with Matilda at Junior Academy summer school

Rotherham College is hosting a Junior Performance Academy summer school next month
Rotherham College is hosting a Junior Performance Academy summer school next month
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Rotherham College is offering young people the chanced to explore their creative sides this summer by giving them the chance to sing, act, dance, draw or paint.

Do you want to perform the captivating junior musical masterpiece Matilda in just one week?

Or create your own exhibition to be displayed in a local art gallery?

Then the Rotherham College Junior Academy is giving young people aged 11 years-old and over the opportunity to perform on stage or showcase their artwork at a summer school.

The school runs from August 24-27 from 10am to 3pm each day and costs just £10 per day.

The Junior Performance Academy summer school will develop your skills in singing, dancing and acting.

You’ll work towards performing the junior version of Matilda – an adaptation of the Roald Dahl novel about a gifted girl forced to put up with cruel parents, who then develops telekinetic powers and seeks revenge on her unkind parents.

On Thursday, August 27, you will have the unique opportunity to perform the musical to an audience at Rotherham College’s Studio Theatre.

The Junior Arts Academy summer school will cultivate your skills in painting, print making and 2D design.

Experienced professionals will help you explore a range of art disciplines and produce work which will be exhibited in Rotherham College’s art gallery from August 27.

To find out more or book your place contact Rotherham College Junior Academy on 01709 722721, email or visit