New theatre group in Morecambe

THE stage has been set for a new youth theatre in Morecambe.

More Music and The Dukes will team up to launch More: Dukes Youth Theatre on January 18.

A drama studio will open upstairs in More Music’s base The Hothouse on Devonshire Road, which was recently refurbished.

Young people aged 13 to 15 will be able to learn theatre skills which can boost confidence and will lead to performances in Morecambe, Lancaster and possibly further afield.

Professional youth theatre director Lenny Andrew St Jean will lead the sessions which will take place every Wednesday, from 4.30pm to 6.30pm over a 13-week term.

The Dukes already has six thriving youth theatre groups in Lancaster at its venue, DT3, in Moor Lane, but this is the first time it has set up a youth theatre in Morecambe.

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