What is Rhubarb?

Rhubarb is a HIGH QUALITY Speech and Drama School where EVERYONE'S voices matter, and all creative ideas are NURTURED valued and HEARD.

Rhubarb offers Saturday Classes for children and Young People aged four and upwards (Based in Portishead Primary School) for class details and prices please CLICK HERE. Rhubarb also teaches in School Drama provisions, and after school Drama tuition, including preparation for LAMDA Examinations  (London Academy of Dramatic Arts) in schools throughout Bristol. 

led by industry experts with many years experience of working with young people within the Creative Arts sector, Rhubarb is incredibly passionate about offering fun, original high-quality experiences to children of all ages and abilities. 

Our curriculum has been carefully structured to build and develop skills in both Theatre Making and Performance including; 


  • Theatre Making Skills Including; Script Work, Improvisation, Devising, Directing, Comedy and Storytelling, Technology in Performance (including Green Screen and filming) to name just a few!...


  • Vocal technique Including; Projection, clarity of speech, diction and reading aloud.


  • Physical performance skills Including; Posture, movement, audience communication, character building and development.


Rhubarb provides young people with the opportunity to play, explore and develop life skills in a fun and nurturing environment.  

Our sessions help to build clear speech and oral communication, social skills, self-confidence and teamwork.


Charlotte Wright

Rhubarb owner and class Teacher

Who is Rhubarb?

Charlotte is a professional Drama Workshop Facilitator, Theatre Maker and LAMDA tutor with a BA Hons in Drama and Performance from Worcester University and a Higher National Diploma (HND) In Acting and Theatre Making from the Bristol Institute of Performing Arts (Formally the South West Academy of Dramatic Arts). 


Working full time in the industry since 2013. She has designed and delivered Drama workshops and provisions for companies including;

  • Travelling Light Theatre Company.

  • The Tobacco Factory Theatres.

  • Unique Voice CIC.

  • ROKH School of Dance.

  • Tockington Manor School

  • Clifton College Preparatory School

Charlotte is also the founder of 'The Dramatory' founded in 2016, a Drama workshop company offering Drama provisions for Children and Young People in Bristol. The Dramatory merged with Rhubarb in Jan 2020. 

The Team!

Rhubarb couldn't do the work we do each week without the support of our brilliant Class Assistants. 


The Rhubarb team are highly experienced in working within the theatre industry, and with children and young people of all ages and abilities. 

All of the Rhubarb team have current enhanced DBS certificates and are trained and well versed in Safeguarding and child protection policy's and procedures. 

If you are interested in joining our Rhubarb Team in the future. Please email 


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