La Boite Theatre’s School Holiday Drama Program

Are you, or is someone you know a young performer who is passionate about performing and theatre? Are you searching for an industry-led drama program that will develop acting skills? La Boite’s School Holiday Drama Program is designed for school students, aged 13-17 years, and pairs them with industry professionals who help train and explore different types of performing in a fun and creative environment.

This 4-day drama program will offer participants a chance to meet like-minded peers, enhance creativity, performing skills and build self-confidence. Each program is tailored to the needs and desires of the participants and delivers a curated, enjoyable experience.

Program Dates

April 2022 School Holiday Drama Program

  • Dates: 11 – 14 April ON SALE NOW

In a special collaboration, La Boite will join forces with visual theatre masterminds Dead Puppet Society, as they teach participants about the creative world of puppetry and design-led theatre.

 July 2022 School Holiday Drama Program

  • Dates: 4 – 7 July ON SALE NOW

September 2022 School Holiday Drama Program

  • Dates: 26 – 29 September ON SALE NOW

What does the program involve?

During the 4-day program, participants will:

  • Develop their performing skills;
  • Train with industry professionals in a fun environment;
  • Enhance overall creativity;
  • Make friends and meet likeminded individuals;
  • Cure the holiday boredom and join in fun activities to develop confidence, acting and drama skills.

La Boite’s Youth & Education Producer and Program Facilitator Ari Palani encourages anyone who is wanting to develop their performance and drama skills to register.

Whether you’ve got a budding actor, a shy creative or a young person with a flair for the dramatic – we’ve got you covered with our School Holiday Program! The perfect cure for any holiday boredom or a timely gift, working alongside the professional artists at La Boite Theatre participants will experience the entire range of skills required to create a performance from idea through to Opening Night. Explore language, communication, confidence and precision, all with a community of like-minded folks and gain the know-how of contemporary performance techniques from industry experts.


The 4-day program is currently $250 per child. However, the fun doesn’t stop at one! La Boite is currently offering a family discount if more than one child is enrolled in the program.

See pricing structure below:

  • 1 Child: $250 total (full price)
  • 2 Children: $400 total ($50 discount)
  • 3 Children: $600 total ($100 discount)

More about La Boite

Renowned as Australia’s longest continuously running theatre company, La Boite is set to celebrate its 100th year of operation in 2025. Located within the Queensland University of Technology’s Kelvin Grove campus in Brisbane, La Boite is home to the iconic 400 seat Roundhouse Theatre, the country’s only purpose-built theatre in-the-round. A major priority for La Boite is to foster the next generation of artists and provide an opportunity for them to develop and hone their passion for performing and drama.

Require more information?

To register for La Boite’s December 2021 School Holiday Program, please visit or contact the La Boite team on (07) 3007 8600 or email [email protected].


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