The Initiation

by Cathy Petocz

15–19 June | Canberra Theatre Centre

Emerging Artists

Emerge Company

Auditions 9 + 11 May


Directing Intensive

May – June

Emerging Writers

Young Playwrights Program

May – September

Canberra Youth Theatre


50th Anniversary Season 2022

The voice of youth expressed through intelligent and challenging theatre.

We create Productions

Canberra Youth Theatre is a platform where young artists can engage in challenging and intelligent theatre.


We kickstart professional careers Pathways

Canberra Youth Theatre provides professional development for emerging artists and writers aged 18–25 to kickstart their professional career in the arts.


We empower young artists Workshops

Canberra Youth Theatre's workshops allow young artists in school Years 1–12 to express their voice and share their stories through theatre.