Playbox Theatre

  • Playbox Theatre
  • The Dream Factory, Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • The Dream Factory, Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre
  • Playbox Theatre


Unique theatre for children and young people

Playbox has the region’s largest and most lauded theatre training programme working across art forms, styles, techniques and approaches. Each programme is different and every child and young adult has the opportunity to develop skills in confidence building, self-esteem and talent alongside specific artistic disciplines.

Our theatre centre in Warwick, The Dream Factory, is a state-of-the-art facility designed exclusively for young people to learn their craft through experience. Our regional centres are in choice locations throughout the Heart of England.

Our work has a 27-year track record of excellence in the arts with young people, our reputation is superb amongst families, members and peers in the industry. Our staff are highly qualified professional artists and teachers with many years of experience in the arts and engaging with young people.

Playbox Theatre stages its own productions and hosts guests throughout the year.       

Useful Information


Playbox Theatre at The Dream Factory is located just off Stratford Road (A429) in Warwick. If you are coming to us via the A46 or M40, take the turning for Warwick/Warwick Castle and travel down Stratford Road, past the Hilton Hotel on the left and continue straight on at the roundabout. Take the next left turn onto Tapping Way.

If you are travelling to us from Warwick town centre, you will turn right (opposite the carwash) onto Tapping Way.

Follow the access road into the school grounds, which will take you into the car park at the front of the school with further parking available adjacent to the school sports hall. The link road from the new car park, past the caretaker’s bungalow, will take you across the campus to The Dream Factory.

Booking information

Call the box office 01926 419555 ext 2 

Opening hours

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday - Friday: 10am-8pm

Saturday: 10am-2pm

(During season time)

Facilities include

Family friendly with excellent facilities for children available, dressing up and activity area. 

Food and drink

Greasepaint Café is a unique café in The Dream Factory. With a range from freshly baked cakes to delicious home cooked meals, the café caters for all ages in a friendly and welcoming environment. 

Access information

Hearing loop

Wheelchair friendly – all areas on one level, accessible toilets

An inspirational venue

At the heart of The Dream Factory is a state-of-the-art auditorium seating 184, theatre style. This can be adapted to in-the-round, traverse or promenade layouts. 

The building has studios, exhibition space, extensive front of house areas and meeting rooms. 

To arrange a visit or potential event hire, contact Nikki Cross on 01926 419555 or email