Could your child be the next star of the future?

Put them on the stage at one of the free trials offered by the Scene Kunst Skoler international theatre school

Has little Johnny got talent, or are you a tiny bit biased? Because maybe it’s time to take his acting chops out of your front room (we know, he makes his own tickets and choreographs the applause) and onto one of the stages at Scene Kunst Skoler, an international theatre school for children, which is offering free three-hour trials on Saturday 18 and 25 August. 

Scene Kunst Skoler is quickly establishing itself as Denmark’s leading drama school for children. Earlier this month, it announced yet another big success after six of its students landed roles in ‘Love never dies’ at Det Ny Teater in Copenhagen.

This follows roles in ‘Mary Poppins’  and ‘Annie’ at Det Ny Teater, ‘Peter’s Juul’ at Folketeatret, various TV series including ‘Forbrydelsen’ (‘The Killing’) and a large number of television commercials. 

Shannon Damgaard (right), one of 6 Scene Kunst students, who will be performing in Love never dies at Det Ny Teater

Scene Kunst welcomes everyone and there is no audition process. Because of the high level of teaching on offer (all the teachers are working professionals), their students are fast gaining a reputation for their performance skills and professionalism.


Scene Kunst teaches students from four to 18 years old in the performing arts. Classes take place on Saturdays and all the students from the schools undertake lessons in dance, singing and acting (one hour in each discipline for the main schools, and 30 minutes for the mini schools, which are attended by children aged four to six). The students then perform one demo show at Christmas and a big summer musical, which is produced at a professional theatre. 

Oliver Ternstroem, coming to screens soon in the 'The Killing 3'. (Photo:Hugh Mayo)

“It’s just amazing the level of performance students can reach when given the opportunity – it’s as good as anything I’ve seen in the theatre,” says its English co-founder Russell Collins. 


“All the children love being creative, and performing to a live audience really improves their self-confidence as well as bringing great joy to both them and their families. We continue to unearth and develop exceptional talent, and our continued success in the professional world is testament to this.”


So if you think your child could be the next Johnny Depp or Meryl Streep, or they would just like to learn new skills in a safe and fun environment, then come along to one of the free trial days on either Saturday 18 or 25 August. 


The school is based at Rygaards Skole in Hellerup and the trials start at 13:45 and last three hours. To book your place, contact Scene Kunst Skoler at 

or 5614 3717.