Young People’s Theatre Newcastle

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ON SALE NOW! Double Bill Deal! – to celebrate tickets going on sale for our July School Holiday productions we are doing a Double Bill deal! Purchase tickets to see The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales or Very Happy Children with Bright and Wonderful Futures to access tickets (equal to the amount of tickets bought for the first) … Read more

PLAYING NOW! DISNEY’S NEWSIES JR.  Tuesday 16 April – Saturday 11 May When powerful newspaper publishers raise prices at the newsboys’ expense, the charismatic Jack Kelly rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions. Together, the newsies learn that they are stronger united and create a movement to fight for what’s … Read more

KIDS Quotes: Disney’s Newsies JR. 4-minute read // Published by Young Peoples Theatre, April 2024 Written by: Our Kid Quotes Reviewers – Lily Kilday, Leila Kierce & Isla Scobie Pictured: Kids Quotes students ready to watch the run of Disney’s Newsies JR.  On our last day of dress rehearsals, 3 YPT students came along to … Read more

Seize the Day these holidays with a creative half day workshop centred around the power of being united and creating a movement to fight for what’s right!  Students will begin their workshop with a visit to YPT custom built theatre where they will watch a performance of our April production of ‘Disney’s Newsies JR.’. Participants … Read more

Interested in Performing Arts? Looking to try an extension class? Come along to YPT for Trial Week and see what it’s like to be a YPT Student! For one week only we are opening our classes for new faces to try YPT out with no obligation to enrol. However, if your child enjoyed the class … Read more

Take to the stage these school holidays at YPT as you sing and dance through a musical in just one day!  During the workshop students will learn about effective vocal and physical warmups, dance and song as they learn a production in our custom-built theatre.    With plenty of space for students of all experiences this … Read more

Take to the stage these school holidays at YPT as you sing and dance through a musical in just two days!  During the workshop students will learn about effective vocal and physical warmups, dance and song as they learn and perform a production in our custom-built theatre.    With plenty of space for students of all … Read more

Develop industry skills these school holidays at YPT with this full-day workshop centred around Shakespeare’s works!  During the workshop students will take an in-depth look at physical, vocal, and analytical approaches to Shakespeare and his works.   This workshop will run the way a professional actor must apply themselves in rehearsal, with a Monologue provided by … Read more

Stretch it out at YPT these school holidays!  During this two-hour workshop students will have the opportunity to participate in a Pilates and strength class which will align well with the work students do in dance and musical theatre at YPT. Focusing on core strength, this is a great learning opportunity in muscle engagement, enhancing … Read more

Light up the stage these school holidays at YPT with this Ensemble-based Torchlight Workshop!  During this 3-hour ensemble-based torchlight workshop students will learn actor-produced lighting techniques to create dynamic and creative drama pieces.  This workshop is open to any students in Year 7-10 both current YPT students and non-YPT students.    Cost:  $55 per student.  Workshop … Read more