Children and Young People

Young Theatre Makers

There are lots of amazing ways to take part at Hull Truck Theatre, where you can learn new skills, develop your creativity and have the chance to perform.

Great Adventures

Our monthly interactive storytelling event for children aged 3 to 6 is enjoyed by families across the city.

Do you want to come on an adventure? Take on pirates. Explore the jungle. Journey across the desert. Save the day!

Come to Hull Truck Theatre for an adventure that features an arts & crafts session followed by an interactive play that uses whatever you have made.

Each Great Adventures is totally different and features a different new and theme every time.

Tickets are £6 per child which includes one free accompanying adult and can booked on our website or via box office.

We offer some free tickets for patrons from HU3 and HU6, refugees, asylum seekers and looked after children. For more information on these tickets please contact our Box Office on 01482 323638 or email us on


Youth Theatre Classes

Our Youth Theatre Classes take place on weeknights and on Saturdays giving young people aged 7-18 the chance to experience the thrill and creativity of performance. The classes develop the confidence and skills needed to make and perform theatre, as well as being a place to have fun and make friends.

All of our Youth Theatre members will perform to an audience at Hull Truck Theatre during the year.

Youth Theatre Groups

Junior Youth Theatre: School Years 3, 4, 5 & 6

Senior Youth Theatre: School Years 7, 8 & 9 Y

Young Company: School Years 10, 11, 12 & 13


Price - We are committed to the idea that finances should never be a barrier to participation. We offer a range of payment options for membership but don’t be afraid to contact our team if payment is an issue.

Fees are paid on a termly basis and there are three-terms per year.

Youth Theatre Classes fees are either £55, £45 or £35 per term depending on your circumstances.

· £55 Full Fee

· £45 For households with an annual income below £15,000

· £35 For families in receipt of Universal Credit (Housing Benefit or Job Seekers



Young Creators

Our new free Young Creators scheme for 14- to 18-year-olds meets at the theatre on Mondays or Tuesday evenings, where members work together to make exciting contemporary theatre that is drawn from the ideas and opinions of the young people themselves. The young creators will produce and perform in new plays that they have created from scratch taking the role of performers, writers, directors and whatever other creative roles are necessary.

Young Creators Groups

Monday Young Creators: School Years 10, 11, 12 & 13

Tuesday Young Creators: School Years 10, 11, 12 & 13


Signing Up - If you would like to express your interest in one of our Youth Theatre Classes or Young Creators groups, please send an email to If our groups are at full capacity, we can add you to our waiting list or our database to hear about holiday activities and other opportunities.

For more information you can contact us via the above email or call us on 01482 488 209.


“I feel like Hull Truck Theatre has really given me the skills I'd need to pursue a career in the arts and the group leaders clearly have our best interests as performers and people at heart. Also, with Hull being such an exciting city for theatre at the moment, we've had some brilliant opportunities to get involved.” Arthur Loades

“Youth Theatre is like one big family. We all support each other, and help is always there if needed. I wouldn’t change my experience at Hull Truck Theatre for the world.” Ellie Hague

“Hull Truck Youth Theatre is a welcoming environment that offers a great range of experiences for everyone in it.” Alexander Phillips

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