South Oxfordshire Youth Performing Arts | Oxfordshire County Council

South Oxfordshire Youth Performing Arts

All pupils are encouraged to use their voices with a sense of enjoyment and expression.

Who can join

SOYPA is open to young people in year 7, 8, 9 and 10 with an interest in performing arts. We welcome all abilities and you don't need to be able to read music.

When and where

  • Wednesdays 7pm-9pm
  • Thomas Reade Primary School, Abingdon OX14 3RR


Contact Tom Draper-Rodi via the Music Service.

Singing is varied, covering a wide range of styles and part singing. Movement is for all abilities, developed through creative ideas as well as dance techniques. Pupils work on developing dramatic expression through improvisation.

How to join

Come to a session and speak to the Centre Leader. Click on the orange link below to enrol.

Costs and membership

£69 per term.

Dates 2017/18

Autumn Term

  • September 20, 27
  • October 4, 11, 18
  • November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • December 6

Spring Term

  • January 10, 17, 24, 31
  • February 28,
  • March 7, 14, 21, 28

Summer Term

  • April 18, 25
  • May 2, 9, 16, 23
  • June 6, 13, 20
  • Performance dates to be confirmed

Many pupils from SOYPA go on to join Oxfordshire Youth Music Theatre.


Last reviewed
22 August 2017
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