What if Harry Potter went AWOL? “Where in the World is Frank Sparrow” takes all of the elements of chosen one stories and remixes them as satire. Frank Sparrow is running, hard, from a destiny he can’t understand – the world will just have to save itself. Canberra Youth Theatre’s interpretation of Angela Betzien’s theatrical [...]
Where in the World is Frank Sparrow? is the final show of Canberra Youth Theatre’s hugely successful 2014 season! It also sees us continuing relationship with award winning playwright, Angela Betzien.
Appropriately enough for a night of secret theatre when I got my ticket I was also given a password that would grant me entrance to the performance: “poke, email, tweet.” So of course when I showed up and the clipboard-touting woman guarding the entrance asked me for my password, I replied: “Dangermouse.”
While Dangermouse is an [...]
This week, Canberra Youth Theatre’s 35 Degrees 17 South is showing in the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Australia – you can watch it unfold on ABC TV.
On 15 May, Boho Interactive’s Word Play opens at CSIRO Discovery. Word Play is a ‘live cinema’ work about the outbreak of a new disease that [...]
Designed for actors who have completed secondary school, Senior Actors Ensemble develops core skills in acting technique, movement, voice, improvisation, script analysis and audition technique. The program provides opportunities to put those skills to practical use, in a myriad of performance settings.
For more info, visit http://cytc.net/workshops/senior-actors-ensemble
Canberra Youth Theatre is excited to announce our new Independent Artists program, Design Studio! Weekly workshops aimed at developing talent in theatrical design, including costumes, set, make up.
Visit http://cytc.net/emerging-artists-pathways/300-designstudio2013 for more info.
CYT’s acting workshops and ensemble groups are now enrolling for 2013! For more information, or to enrol, visit www.cytc.net
[ 15 November 2012 to 21 November 2012. ] “They will love me for that which will destroy me.”
[ 9 October 2012 at 7:30 pm; ] “Doug, if you want to play with the big dogs you have to learn to pee in the long grass.”
The Fridge is a satirical tragi-comedy which revolves around a struggling young couple Doug and Florin. Doug loses his job, the rent is overdue and Florin’s grandmother, Olive is clocking up all manner of bills [...]
HOLIDAY DRAMA WORKSHOPS @ CANBERRA YOUTH THEATRE
Canberra Youth Theatre runs 2 intensive Holiday Drama Workshops for young actors aged 7 – 9 years & 10 – 12 years. This holidays it will be running in the first week (2 – 5 October) at Gorman House Arts Centre. Actors come to the theatre each day, [...]
Canberra Youth Theatre is turning 40 and would like it’s alumni to get in touch so they can join in the celebrations:
In the current climate, to sustain an arts organization for 40 years is an amazing achievement. We are proud to call over 10,000 Canberrans ‘CYT Alumni‘ and we would like to invite you [...]
Joy Burch has announced the winners of the Key Arts Organisation program:
Three organisations were awarded five-year funding packages commencing in 2012 through the program: the Canberra Youth Theatre, $220,000 a year, Craft ACT Inc, $184,500 annually; and Canberra Contemporary Art Space Inc, $170,000 a year.
Three further organisations secured two-year funding deals for 2012-2013: [...]
[ 22 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 22 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 23 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 23 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 24 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 24 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 25 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 25 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 26 November 2011 at 2:00 pm; 26 November 2011 at 2:00 pm; 26 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; 26 November 2011 at 7:00 pm; ] A series of 4 World Premiere productions written by emerging playwrights, directed by emerging directors and designed by emerging set, costume, lighting and sound designers. Each play has its own creative team, mentored by professionals in their field.
Silver Gelatin by Camilla Sheather-Neumann
A photographer attempts to capture the beauty of a blind model in this hauntingly [...]
I took my initially skeptical family to the Youth Theatre’s Retrieval at the National Library Saturday night, mainly on the promise of a backroom tour through the library.
We got that and a wierd and wonderful Dr Who-ish grand production as we weaved through darkened spaces into new ‘situations’ full of haunting characters, installations and atmospheric audio visual effects.
It all hangs together and has a thoughtful [...]
Canberra Youth Theatre’s 2008 Semester 1 Program has been released and it provides a dramatic remedy for young people aged 7-25 who need a regular dose of drama.
The highest dose of drama at CYT this year can be found in our major project The Messenger and by our Actors Ensemble. CYT has engaged Ross Mueller, [...]