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Rock of Ages Workshop & Show

ESSA is excited to be giving away 5 scholarships to our up and coming Rock of Ages (Youth Edition), which will be held from Monday12th - Friday18th August 2024.


Could you be our leading lady Sherrie? A small town girl with a strong voice and an even stronger right hook. Or perhaps our main man Drew? A city boy with a big heart and big dreams to match. Register now to join the picket line and save the legendary Dupree Room from demolition!

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for one of our scholarships you must meet all of the criteria below:

  • The child applying must be aged 11-18 on the day the course starts (12th August 2024).

  • The child must live in Suffolk or North Essex

  • The child's primary guardian must be in receipt of universal credit at the time of application. 


Scholarship Applications:

To apply for one of our scholarships, fill in our application form and follow the normal application process. The deadline for Applications is 19/07/2024.


Students will be asked to submit a video audition including one dance, one song, and one short excerpt of script. We will send you an audition pack when you apply, which will include everything you need. All scholarship students are required to submit an audition tape, along with a personal statement (300-500 words) explaining why they would like to be considered for a scholarship and what it would mean to them. The deadline for auditions and applications is 19th July 2024.

Fees covered:

The scholarship covers the teaching fees for our show-in-a-week production of Rock of Ages (Youth Edition). If your child is accepted onto our scholarship programme, 2 adult tickets to the performance may be purchased at our discretionary rate of £5. Further tickets will be charged at our usual rate of £7 per adult and £5 per child. 


Copleston High School,

Copleston Road,


IP4 5HD.

We look forward to hearing from you. Visit the apply page to register now!


That's it for now but details of our summer workshops are coming soon. 

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