UCC Department of Theatre is delighted to announce that UCC Youth Theatre is opeening Sign Up for Jan 2021 for a limited number of spaces. Workshops will start back on the Tues 19th January from 7-8:30pm Online.Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to come along and try it out.Read more
UCC Youth Theatre
18 Dec 2020
30 Sep 2020
UCC Department of Theatre is delighted to announce the starting dates of this year’s UCC Youth Theatre. Workshops will start back on the Tues 13th Oct from 7-8:30pm Online. Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to come along and try it out.Read more
17 Jun 2020
UCC Youth Theatre is delighted to host Midsummer Meet UP 2020 with the Cork Midsummer Festival. Memebers from 5 local Youth Theatre will meet to share skills, make friends and leanring about theatre. Workshops facilitated by Maxine Acton-Carey, Julie O'Leary, Barry Whelan and Fionn Woodhouse.
18 May 2020
UCC Youth Theatre (UCCYT) will host free online workshops for young people aged 14 - 18 with an interest in gaining Theatre skills, developing creatively, and meeting new people. These workshops are part of Cruinniú na nÓg supported by Creative Ireland.Read more
16 Aug 2019
UCC Department of Theatre is delighted to announce the starting dates of this year’s UCC Youth Theatre. Workshops will start back on the Thurs 26th Sept from 7-9pm in the Theatre Lab on the Western Road. Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to come along and try it out.Read more
UCC Youth Theatre News
Sign up open for January 2021
Department of Theatre hosts Youth Theatre @ 40 - A Youth Theatre Practice Symposium
UCC Youth Theatre Registration Open
Midsummer Meet UP 2020 Hosted by UCC YT
UCC Youth Theatre Online Theatre Workshop for Cruinniú na nÓg
About UCC Youth Theatre
Youth Theatre is a youth work practice that contributes to the artistic, personal and social development of young people through their participation in theatre – UCC Youth Theatre aims to be an inclusive safe place of self-discovery for young people from differing socioeconomic backgrounds to learn, create and grow together. The core activities of the youth theatre include weekly theatre practice based workshops, rehearsals and performance.
UCC Youth Theatre is managed by Fionn Woodhouse and is facilitated by Julie O’Leary with support and assistance from Department of Theatre staff and Final Year Students.
UCC Youth Theatreis committed to a young-person centered approach in our work. We undertake to provide a safe environment and positive experience with the welfare of the young person being of paramount importance. We will adhere to ‘Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2017)’ and relevant UCC policies.
UCC Youth Theatre Child Safegaurding Statement:
UCC Youth Theatre provides weekly workshops in theatre practice, performance opportunities with associated rehearsals, and related activities such theatre festival attendance.
22 Jun 2018
Members from four different youth theatre met up in UCC on Fri 22nd June to take part in workshops, learn critical thinking skills and see theatre productions.Read more
09 Aug 2018
UCC Department of Theatre is delighted to announce the starting dates of this year’s UCC Youth Theatre. Workshops will start back on the Thurs 20th Sept from 7-9pm in the Theatre Lab on the Western Road. Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to come along and try it out.Read more
22 Apr 2018
Members of three Cork city based Youth Theatres - Activate Youth Theatre, Mallow based Lightbulb Youth Theatre and UCC Youth Theatre took part in a day of workshops, rehsearsal and performance on Sat 21st April in Graffiti Theatre Company.Read more
03 Oct 2017
Perforum is an events series hosted by Drama and Theatre Studies featuring the work of directors, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies.
All Together Now - The Ensemble in Youth TheatreRead more
Michelle Carew, Director, Youth Theatre Ireland, and Dave Kelly, National Training Coordinator, Youth Theatre Ireland.
Introduction by Niall Cleary, Artistic Director with Graffiti Theatre Company.
13 Feb 2018
7th March 2018 - Theatre Development Centre, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.Read more
'We don't know what's buried here - the theatre of campaigning'
Grace Dyas - activist, writer, theatre producer & director with THEATREclub
Perforum Spring 2018 'Innovative Practice in the Performative Arts
Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Perforum events are open to the public and admission is free.
02 Apr 2019UCC Youth Theatre presents DNA by Denis Kelly'Dead''What?''Dead''Like Dead, Dead?'
17 Nov 2020Department of Theatre is delighted to host Youth Theeatre @ 40 - A Youth Theatre Practice Symposium.In partnership with University College Cork, Youth Theatre Ireland will host a 2-day event to mark the organisation’s 40th birthday during which we will explore the evolution of the national development organisation for youth theatre and the youth theatre sector’s creative work with young people over the past four decades and beyond. Participants will have the opportunity to choose from a range of online workshops and thematic sessions and will be invited to join the virtual audience for ARTiculate and Playshare 2020 to celebrate 40 years of writing for youth theatre.Don't miss one of the Youth Theatre calendar highlights of 2020!Read more