The Young Pro School of Acting delivers high-quality weekly acting training for ages 10 -18. We are passionate about providing exceptional standard classes to prepare those who are considering going into acting professionally or would like to study acting more thoroughly. At YPS we believe that our thorough and professional lessons develop countless skills for life. Our acting classes are based on the UK's top drama schools, sourcing coaches and workshops that are trained and working professionally in the industry. We provide a minimum of 3 acting workshops per term that are led by directors, casting directors, filmmakers & actors. 

We are determined to become the 'go to' school for casting directors and agents that are seeking young talent. To do this, we create fantastic acting classes, but believe it to be critical to focus on confidence and the mental well-being of our young actors. 

YPS of Acting also provides lifestyle and industry advice. Our blog a space for actors of all ages and experience. Blogs & vlogs that provide business logic tips for your creative needs.

"An exceptionally, professional acting class for kids."


Lily Driver-Thurston, founder and core coach at The Young Pro School of Acting trained at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in Acting. Following drama school, Lily created her own theatre company, where she wrote, directed, and cast plays across London theatres. Lily worked professionally for several years. Credits include, roles at the Kings Head Theatre and feature film ‘Through a Dark Mirror.’ Lily went on to production manage plays with Peracals Productions and then worked as Head of Marketing within the same company. Alongside, the years of working in the film and theatre industry, she was teaching acting consistently to children and teens of all ages.

Above all, Lily is passionate about empowering young people to develop their self-confidence and achieve their goals, whatever they may be. Lily believes in the power of acting training and its positive impact on transferrable life skills, confident that any child can learn to act with excellent training and guidance.

"I was so grateful to find Lily’s classes. He really enjoys meeting up with the other participants each week and the ongoing communication from Lily is outstanding."


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