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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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 Company

For young people aged 17 to 25, with a passion for performance and an ambition for developing creative skills, our talented and committed Playhouse Young Company is currently in rehearsal for their latest performance, A Servant to Two Masters.

Recruitment for our Summer 2023 Term will open in March 2023.

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.

Recruitment for our Autumn 2023 Term will open in July 2023.

Greek Myths Unplugged

Why do we still retell Greek myths – what relevance do they have today?
Why are they still important to the modern Western World?

We’re excited to present three of the most loved and enduring Greek myths for free in partnership with Unicorn Theatre Online for School Years 3 to 7.

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