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Best wins drama festival!

Best wins drama festival!

Best’s youth theatre group TheBYTE were triumphant with our production of Ali Smith’s ‘Just’ at the Welwyn Youth Drama Festival, winning Best Play and the Adjudcator’s Award in recognition of the outstanding chorus work. Congratulations to the cast and to director Dawn Hudson on anther amazing success for Best!  


Best to perform in the Roman Amphitheatre

Fresh from our success at the Welwyn Youth Drama Festival, our youth theatre group, TheBYTE, has a brilliant opportunity to perform at the Roman Amphitheatre of Verulamium! In association with our friends at Ovo we’ll be presenting a wonderful piece of Greek comedy – Aristophanes’ ‘The Birds’ on 17 & 18 July at 7.30pm. Tickets Read the full article…


Best’s app is now live!

Best's app is now live!

Yes it’s here! The Best Theatre Arts app! Please could all Best parents download this and enable notifications as it will help us enormously when we need to get urgent messages out (like this week’s venue changes). It’s in the Apple Store and Google too.   Thanks!   https://besttheatrearts.appsme.com



A fantastic set of summer courses!

A fantastic set of summer courses!

Our summer academies were a huge success – Transylvania Express, The Lost Disco of Atlantis and OzWars were very well attended, enjoyed good weather and were brilliant fun. The shows were all stunning! This year we tried out a couple of new things too. In our last show – OzWars, we performed a stunning UV Read the full article…


2016 Best School of Acting auditions

2016 Best School of Acting auditions

We are holding open audition workshop for our forthcoming productions and courses on 8 August 2016 so if you are interested we have another cunning plan so call us as soon as possible. Scholarships and bursaries may be available for those showing real potential. The school is currently full, but with some students graduating this Read the full article…





2016 Holiday course themes announced!

There’s a fantastic choice of themes next year at our 2016 holiday courses! For 6 to 16s there is Pantomonium in the Easter holidays, and Transylvania Express, The Lost Disco of Atlantis and OzWars in the summer. Go here for more information and to book. For 4 to 6s, it’s Happy Feet at Easter, followed Read the full article…