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 -4 day program!

Program Dates

La-Boite-School-Holiday Workshop students having fun with puppets.

The next school holiday drama program will take place in April 2024.

April 2024 School Holiday Program (Puppetry and Performance with Dead Puppet Society)

  • Dates: 2 – 4 April – ON SALE NOW

La Boite will join forces with design-led theatre masterminds, Dead Puppet Society, to teach participants about puppetry, storytelling and visual theatre!

June 2024 School Holiday Drama Program (Musical Theatre with Little Red)

  • Dates: 24 – 27 June

La Boite Theatre and The Little Red Company are teaming up for another epic Musical Theatre Holiday Workshop in June! Express your interest today to receive more updates.

What does the program involve?

During the 3-4 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.

Family Discount

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

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 April School Holiday Program pricing structure below:

  • 1 Child: $350pp (full price)
  • 2 or more Children: $320pp

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 2024 School Holiday Programs, please visit or contact the La Boite team on (07) 3007 8600 or email