Young People’s Theatre Newcastle

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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

Exercise your quick-thinking and improvisation skills at YPT these school holidays!  During this 3-hour workshop students will learn improvisation skills through engaging drama activities and games. Students will put these skills to the test in as they work together on scenes and performances!   This workshop is a great introduction into the world of Improvisation and … Read more

Put together your Stage Face these school holidays at YPT!  In this colourful 3-hour workshop students will learn how to combine colours and brush strokes to create dynamic design in a stage production! Workshop includes a practice booklet, water colour paint set, brush and a mask to paint your final design.  This workshop is open … Read more

A monster is lurking in the woods these school holidays at YPT!  During this 2-hour workshop students will explore characterisation and voice as they brave the hungry creatures in the woods, and craft items to help them on their journey! Students will finish with a reader’s theatre piece where we defeat the monster through their … Read more

Build confi-dance these school holidays at YPT!  Always wanted to give Jazz Dance a go? This beginner to intermediate class is a great opportunity to learn what a Jazz Dance class is all about. Starting with centre work, working on technique and placement, students will build up to learning a short routine at the end … Read more