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We're celebrating 25 years!

25 Years


Theatre Arts Classes & Shows


Acting School Berkhamsted

Gobstoppers is a very friendly, family run theatre arts and educational company in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. We celebrated our 25th year in 2019 and currently have over 200 children on our books.


Chris and Victoria Williams are our Principals. Victoria is additionally Royal Shakespeare Company trained, and a current vocal coach in the West End for 'Matilda the Musical' & Chris trained in Musical Theatre at The Royal Academy of Music and is a professional actor & singer. Both are trained & experienced teachers with an aditional PGCE qualification.


Gobstoppers offer many classes including drama classes for children up to the ages of 18, with groups running term time only, after school, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with additionally, two groups on Saturday mornings.


We are a Registered Centre for LAMDA, GCSE and A Level Drama. We offer a secure, family environment where everyone feels safe and confident to be themselves.


All Gobstoppers classes and courses are run by a team of qualified industry professionals. Gobstoppers are committed to delivering innovative and creative classes and productions of the highest standard.

Our approach

We pride ourselves on being a centre that teaches the performing arts with fun, enthusiasm and from our own professional experiences from working in The West End & Television.


This enables the students to gain confidence and be proud of their achievements, regardless of talents. There is no audition to be part of the company and it is the taking part that counts, whether a singer, actor, performer, back stage, technical, chorus...