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PLAY ON! Theatre Clubs, established by Yve Harford-Brown (MA Drama & Theatre, BA Hons Education) in June 2009, to provide professional, affordable drama & theatre tuition for enthusiastic young performers in the Rugby area.




Yve Harford-Brown is a highly qualified and enthusiastic Drama and Theatre Practitioner. Yve trained at the University of Warwick where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Education, specialising in Drama and English. Following further training she was subsequently awarded a Master of Arts with Distinction, in Drama and Theatre Education, also at the University of Warwick.


Yve has carried out research projects into the positive impact of drama on children's confidence and creativity. She has worked with The Arts Council and ‘Cre8us’ to deliver projects in Coventry, drawing on drama & theatre techniques to inspire creativity across the curriculum.


She has experience performing in a variety of theatre genres including Shakespearian, Musical and Contemporary Theatre. 


She has experience directing productions for youth groups and schools in Warwickshire, Northamptonshire and Leicestershire, and drama teaching for Stage Coach Theatre Arts. Previous shows Yve has directed include The Tempest, We Will Rock You, Bugsy Malone, Robin Hood and Alice In Wonderland and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.



Reasearch shows that participating in drama activities can help:

- Improve confidence

- Develop social skills

- Enhance language and communication skills

- Increase ability in acting and performing


PLAY ON! Theatre is ideal for young people who:

- Love acting and performing

- Seek the opportunity to display and develop their talent

-Wish to meet new people and make new friends while having fun

- Wish to develop their confidence

- Require support in developing a future in acting and performing


Why Choose PLAY ON! Theatre?

Professional:  Run by highly qualified and experienced drama & theatre practitioner.

Local:    Accessible, friendly service for schools and young people in the Rugby area.

Affordable:  Providing high quality drama tuition at affordable prices.

Youth clubs: Opportunity to meet friends and have fun while developing theatre skills.



NHS Staff Benefits: Discounts available for NHS Staff.