Oxford Playhouse puts young people at the centre of what we do, and platform their passion and voices to direct the future of our theatre.

Whether as a participant in a one-off Masterclass, or as a regular member of our term-time Youth Theatre and Young Company groups, Oxford Playhouse offers opportunities for children, teenagers and young adults to learn and hone their skills in supportive and collaborative environments.

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Young Company

In the Summer Term the Playhouse Young Company will work collaboratively to devise and perform an original piece of theatre, to be shared in the BT Studio at the end of term, alongside the younger members of our Playhouse Youth Theatre.

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Youth Theatre

OP’s Playhouse Youth Theatre is our platform for 12 to 16 year olds to develop their passion for performance, learn brand new skills, and build friendships in a supportive setting. For further information please email participation@oxfordplayhouse.com

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Young Ambassadors

Using your voice to help shape the future of Oxford Playhouse.

We have assembled a group of dedicated, passionate and creative young people to help us shape the future of our theatre. Applications for 2022 are now open!

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Young Playmaker

Young Playmaker

A series of fortnightly skills-based workshops for young writers aged 15 to 20 years old, Young Playmaker supports participants through the process of conceiving and writing their own short play. For further information please email participation@oxfordplayhouse.com

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Comedy & Clowning

During this fun-filled week, where mistakes are an absolute must, Mark Curtis will be your guide through improvisation, game-play and slap-stick skills to discover your silly self.

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