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Queensland Theatre are 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 enable motivated, passionate and talented young artists (years 8–12) to develop their skills at the State's flagship theatre company. During the year-long programs, participants will train with the country’s finest theatre professionals, see shows and meet artists from the mainstage season, and engage in a variety of performance opportunities.

Applications for the 2021 Young Artists' Ensemble program have now closed.

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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.

Applications are now open for the April 2021 program.

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2021 Student Season Pass

High school students in Years 10–12 have the opportunity to experience six Queensland Theatre productions at a very special price in 2021. Our Student Season Passes are a great social opportunity for students to attend supervised performances with other young theatre fans.

Passes are $60 per student and include tickets to:

– Our Town | Monday 8 February, 6.30pm

– Taming of the Shrew | Monday 17 May, 6.30pm

– Trent Dalton's Boy Swallows Universe | Monday 6 September, 6.30pm

– Return to the Dirt | Monday 25 October, 6.30pm

– plus our Young Artists’ Ensemble shows in July and September.

Queensland Theatre staff will supervise students at all times whilst in attendance at performances. Emergency contacts and medical details are captured upon registration.

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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.

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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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