Be in a Show

Following government guidelines and the closure of the theatre, it will not be possible to proceed with our planned Chorus Auditions on 12 July 2020. Alternative arrangements will be made in due course and announced when we are in a position to do so. If you would like us to update you when this happens, please email


In On The Act

Are you 18 - 30 years old and excited about theatre and performance? In 2012 we launched a new theatre/performance group for people who want to develop their skills in Performing Arts and Theatre Making.

If you’re interested then please have a look at our In On The Act page or get in touch with Janine Heseltine




Performance Academy and Performance Academy Kidz!

Principal: Louise Denison

Fancy having loads of fun and making new friends while developing skills in Acting, Singing & Dancing? Join Performance Academy today for the opportunity to perform on the Theatre Royal Wakefield stage! For further information please visit our Performance Academy page.

To register your interest in this taster session please contact our Learning & Participation Officer Gavin Leonard or call 01924 330 060.

Box Office: 01924 211 311

Minicom (text-type users): 01924 215 522

Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE

Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.