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Youth

Queensland Theatre is committed to nurturing the next generation of theatre makers, actors and audiences. We offer a variety of opportunities for young people to become more involved with their state theatre company.

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Young Artists' Ensemble program

Queensland Theatre's Ensembles program enables motivated, passionate and talented young artists (Years 8–12) to develop their skills with the state's flagship theatre company. Throughout the year Ensemble participants train with the country’s finest theatre professionals, attend Company productions and meet artists from the 2022 Brisbane Season, and engage in a variety of performance opportunities.

Applications to audition for the 2022 Young Artists’ Ensembles are now open.

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Student Pathways Program

For students in Years 10–12, this week-long program offers the chance to engage with a range of departments at Queensland Theatre, showcasing the different career pathways the arts in general can offer. Students will develop a detailed and authentic understanding of the responsibilities of these various roles and have the opportunity to apply their learnings through a series of hands-on, practical tasks.

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Theatre Residency Week

Theatre Residency Week (TRW) is an intensive theatre camp for students in Years 9–12. It is the longest running theatre program of its kind in Australia having run now for 50 years.

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Young Playwrights' Award

Queensland Theatre's Young Playwrights' Award is one of Australia’s longest-running annual playwriting competitions for young writers. Find out who won the 2021 prize!

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Secondments and internships

Queensland Theatre invites tertiary students who are engaged in a work-integrated learning course to apply for a secondment or internship position.

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