Designed for budding performers to develop their passion for storytelling, develop acting skills, enhance creativity, build confidence and connect with like minded peers.

The program pairs young people with industry professionals who help train and explore acting and performing in a fun and creative environment. Each program covers a bespoke topic from writing, directing, acting, auditions and producing a self tape.

La Boite’s School Holiday Drama Program is designed for school students, aged 12-18 years who are ready to make the most of their holidays and boost professional drama skills all in a comprehensive 3 day program

Program Dates

The next school holiday drama program will take place in September 2023.

September 2023 School Holiday Drama Program (Music Theatre Holiday Workshop)

  • Dates: 25 – 27 September ON SALE NOW

Ignite your passion for the stage with a dynamic music theatre workshop that delves into the world of singing, acting, and dancing. Presented with The Little Red Company.

December 2023 School Holiday Drama Program (Actor training intensive)

  • Dates: 11 – 13 December ON SALE NOW

All the tips, tricks and training for young actors looking for a challenge – get ready to train like you’ve never trained before.

What does the program involve?

During the 3-day program, participants will:

  • Build their performing skills – from page to stage, whatever the persons’ skill level;
  • Train with industry professionals in a fun and creative environment;
  • Make friends and connect with like-minded individuals;
  • Make the most of school holidays and join in fun activities to develop confidence, performing and drama skills.

La Boite’s Youth &Education Producer and Program Facilitator Ari Palani encourages anyone who is wanting to develop their performance and drama skills to register.

Whether you’ve got a budding actor, a shy creative or a young person with a flair for the dramatic – we’ve got you covered with our School Holiday Program! The perfect cure for any holiday boredom or a timely gift, working alongside the professional artists at La Boite Theatre participants will experience the entire range of skills required to create a performance from idea through to Opening Night. Explore language, communication, confidence and precision, all with a community of like-minded folks and gain the know-how of contemporary performance techniques from industry experts.

La Boite School Holiday Drama Program students sitting on floor backstage.

Family Discount

Have more than one child who’s passionate about acting? The fun doesn’t stop at one – enrol them all to receive a family discount! Check out La Boite’s tiered pricing structure below:

  • 1 Child: $300pp (full price)
  • 2 or more Children: $250pp ($50 discount)

More about La Boite

Renowned as Australia’s longest continuously running theatre company, La Boite is set to celebrate its 100th year of operation in 2025. Located within the Queensland University of Technology’s Kelvin Grove campus in Brisbane, La Boite is home to the iconic 400 seat Roundhouse Theatre, the country’s only purpose-built theatre in-the-round. A major priority for La Boite is to foster the next generation of artists and provide an opportunity for them to develop and hone their passion for performing and drama.

Require more information?

To register for La Boite’s 2023 School Holiday Programs, please visit or contact the La Boite team on (07) 3007 8600 or email