The Whitby Courthouse Theatre Youth Group is an educational program that introduces young people to the world of theatre and runs from September to June. Prospective members must audition, specific information is released in the summer.
Workshops run Saturday mornings. Topics covered may include:
- Musical Theatre
- Classical Theatre
- Audition Preparation
- Stage Combat
In December, all Youth Group Members audition for a role in the June musical production.
Rehearsals for the musical:
- Saturday mornings
- Monday/Wednesday evenings (starting in March)
- Sunday afternoons (starting in April)
The season ends with a two-week run of the musical.
Members are required to attend all scheduled rehearsals and performances.
Program members are required to be between the age of 10 and 17, 18-year-olds are able to audition if they are returning to the program from the previous season.
Whitby Courthouse Theatre is dedicated to keeping theatre accessible. The program fee is kept low, and financial aid is available.