Youth Theatre (14+)


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Quick Overview

Workshops start on Tues 18th January, 2022 from 19:00 – 20:30 in the Theatre Lab*

Workshops will run for circa 10 weeks toward a performance in April.

Spring Semester cost €120. Scholarships are available, please contact [email protected]

UCC Youth Theatre offers an introduction to theatre skills for young people aged 14+. Over 6 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. Programme and workshops will happen subject to public health guidelines.


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 [email protected]

*Subject to Public Health Guidelines


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