The Minack Academies

Our Minack Academies help young people to develop advanced theatre skills.  Specialising either in Acting or Musical Theatre, you will spend one day a month working with professional practitioners and hear visiting speakers, such as directors, actors and West End stars, talking about practical theatre careers. Young people will receive performance opportunities as well as taking part in Trinity exams each July.


Create a Play in a Day - fun, creative workshops for different age groups, from primary school to adults, take place during school holidays and weekends throughout the year.  For forthcoming workshops click this link. or sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page to find out when our next Plays in a Day are happening.

Creativity Club

Creativity Club happens every Monday 4-5pm at the Centre in Newlyn and is free of charge for young people to take part.
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Arts Award

We offer the opportunity for young people to complete all levels of Arts Award; Discover, Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold
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View our current courses here.

Emerging playwrights programme

We work in partnership with the Writer’s Block to develop emerging playwrights. For more information email [email protected].  Sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page to find out about future courses.

Rising Stars

Rising Stars is a new musical theatre company bringing together young people aged between 8 and 18 from Penzance and the surrounding area.  Rising Stars gives young people the opportunity to enjoy the experience of performing and working together.

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