Youth Theatre (14+)


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Workshops start in Sept from 19:00 – 20:30 in the Theatre Lab

Each semester costs €120 or Full Year €240. Scholarships are available, please contact 

UCC Youth Theatre offers an introduction to theatre skills for young people aged 14+. Over 12 weeks of theatre-based workshops participants will gain an understanding of basic theatre techniques, developing creatively and working both independently and part of an ensemble. During workshops participants will experience different approaches to devising theatre – including physical theatre, improvisation, writing and character development. UCC Youth Theatre is open to any young person with an interest in building theatre skills, developing creatively and meeting like-minded people. Members will take part in the Youth Theatre Symposium including attending Playshare, a national new play performance event hosted by Youth Theatre Ireland.


Julie O’Leary is a theatre practitioner based in Cork. With a strong emphasis on Physical Theatre and Applied Theatre, Julie has worked extensively as a facilitator and director for young people for a range of companies both nationally and internationally, including Graffiti Theatre Company, The Abbey, The Lyceum (Edinburgh) and The Citizen’s Theatre (Glasgow). Julie currently works as the Creative Learning Director in Graffiti Theatre Company and lectures in the Department of Theatre, UCC.

If you have any questions about UCC Youth Theatre, please contact Fionn Woodhouse on


Please note the Department of Theatre will receive your contact details so as to email you with any necessary information regarding UCC YT