WCT Kids is an educational program open to anybody aged 8-12 who wants to learn and experience theatre, no auditions are required! Professional workshops will build or enhance a foundational knowledge in theatre.
Registration has closed for our Winter Session of WCT Kids.
Information regarding our Fall 2023 sessions of WCT Kids will be available here in July/August 2023.
Participation in WCT Kids (or WCT Teens) does not guarantee a role in Whitby Courthouse Theatre's Young Performers Production in June, but will help build participants' audition skills, for any show they may wish to audition for.
WCT Kids is open to anybody aged 8-12 who wants to develop a well-rounded foundational knowledge of theatre from professionals.
Participants need to be 8 years old by the first date of their session.
Whitby Courthouse Theatre is dedicated to keeping theatre accessible, and program fees are kept low. The program fee is $200.
Financial Aid is available, more information can be found here.
Those wishing to access Financial Aid should do so as soon as possible so a spot can be reserved while the application is completed.
We want all kids to have the opportunity to learn, without barriers, so there is no audition to join WCT Kids. There are also no formal experience requirements.
All participants are expected to be well-mannered, eager to learn, and respectful of others in accordance with our Code of Conduct.
WCT Kids contains 10 workshops, as follows:
- 1 Welcome Workshop (9am-11am)
- 7 Professional-led Workshops (9am-11am)
- 2 Showcase Prep (9am-1pm)
Note: The Winter 2023 Session of WCT Kids only has 8 workshops, runs from 10am-12pm, and does not include a Showcase.
The 7 professionally-led workshops will cover the following topics:
- 2 Speciality Workshops
Information regarding registration to our Fall 2023 Sessions of WCT Kids will be available here in July/August 2023.