WCT Kids is an educational program open to anybody age 8-12 who wants to learn and experience theatre, no auditions are required! Professional workshops will help build or enhance a foundational knowledge in theatre. The program runs 10-weeks, from October to December, on Saturday mornings, and includes seven professionally-led education workshops, and a showcase of talent in December.

The Program is now full. You can join the waitlist below.

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 age 8-12 who wants to develop a well-rounded foundational knowledge of theatre from professionals.

Participants need to be 8 years old by October 1, 2022.

Whitby Courthouse Theatre is dedicated to keeping theatre accessible, and programs fees are kept low. The current program fee is $200.
Financial Aid is available, more information can be found here.

Those wishing to make use of Financial Aid should do so as soon as possible so a spot can be reserved while the application is completed.

Previous Experience/Audition
We want all kids to have the opportunity to learn, without barriers, so for that reason 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.