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The Adventures of Aladdin

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This exciting story takes you through Frozen, Tangled, Cats, Mamma Mia & more.

Victoria Rooke School of Dance and Drama

Saturday 10 October 2015

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It's Dance Time

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A glorious event for all the family.

Barbara Taylor School of Dancing

Saturday 17 October 2015

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When the Lights Go On Again

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Wartime spectacular back in York by popular demand

York Musical Theatre Company

Wednesday 21 October to Saturday 24 October 2015

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The Memory lives on in York

York Light Youth

Friday 30 October to Saturday 7 November 2015

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Performers Using The Theatre

Many local amateur societies and some professional companies regularly perform at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre. This section gives a little bit of information about some of them.

Your Performing Group

We are expanding these pages to list all the performing groups based in the York area. If you would like your group to be added to these pages, then send us some information about your group.

You need to tell us:-

  • The name of your group
  • Contact information for your group
  • What sort of things you do - ideally a few paragraphs of information we can include on these pages.
  • Where abouts and how often you meet
  • Any upcoming events (however these need to be kept up to date)
  • An email address we can contact you on (this need not be published here, but we would like to be able to check with you occasionally that we have the right information for you)
  • If you have a logo (GIF, PNG or JPEG format, between 100 and 300 pixels across, suitable to go on a white background), then please send a copy

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