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Creating Stories on Screen: Acting workshops for children
Amy Reddaway

  • Wednesday 14 June 2017, 5.00PM to 6pm
  • Free admission
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  • RCH004, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (map|getting to campus)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Event details

Ever fancied being a star of the screen? This is your chance to step in front of the camera and learn how to act for film and TV.

Join an hour-long acting workshop with the Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television Acting (YAFTA) and release your creative side, build confidence, explore fun acting techniques and see yourself perform on screen.

Tailor-made sessions are available for children (aged four to ten), teens (aged 11 to 15) and adults (16+). School groups are also welcome, and family/sibling groups can attend a session together if they prefer.

All sessions are run by professional actress Amy Reddaway.

About the workshop leader

Professional working actress and longstanding YAFTA tutor, Amy Reddaway combines great expertise and real enthusiasm for the craft of acting in her workshops and classes.

Amy has a Diploma and Degree in Acting from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) where she studied acting for both the stage and screen. Prior to attending drama school, Amy wrote professionally and since graduating has worked in various roles across the industry as an actress and acting tutor.


The Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television Acting (YAFTA) offers leading screen acting training for all ages across Yorkshire, through weekly acting classes, specialist masterclasses with industry professionals and the unique 18-month Acting for Screen Diploma. YAFTA also provides a virtual learning environment, teaching essential industry skills, and operates the YAFTA Talent Agency.

YAFTA’s students and clients have auditioned for and often gone on to secure roles in major film and TV productions including Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Happy Valley, In The Club, Hollyoaks, BBC Dramas, Game of Thrones, Homeland, CBBC Productions, Nickelodeon, Outlander, Cold Feet and Last Tango in Halifax to name but a few. They have also been seen in national and international feature films and primetime commercials. 

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