Empire Youth Arts

Launched in 2010, Empire Youth Arts aims to enrich and empower the young people of the Toowoomba region. Providing a variety of regular drama workshops, holiday workshops and elite performance program opportunities, Empire Youth Arts is an invaluable program to the young people of the Toowoomba community and beyond. 

Empire Youth Arts also provides a number of classes outside Toowoomba, including term long classes, workshops, masterclasses and educational support, working in Dalby, Lockyer Valley, Mitchell, Charleville, Pittsworth and Crows Nest in the past few years.

IMPACT Ensemble

About IMPACT Ensemble

Audition Applications open for Empire Youth Arts 2017 IMPACT Ensembles

Apply to be a part of our acclaimed IMPACT Ensembles - Senior Ensemble (Ages 14-20) & the new Junior Ensemble (Ages 10-13)

The Empire Youth Arts IMPACT Ensemble is an elite performance program for young artists who wish to further their skills in the theatre industry. Now in its seventh year, the IMPACT Ensemble has a long history of empowering participants in professional practice with industry artists and supporting pathways into tertiary or creative opportunities. This year, through the generous support of the Sidney Myer Fund, Empire Youth Arts is expanding the program to include a brand new Junior Ensemble for young creatives aged 10 to 13 years old. All details for the projects, what to prepare for an audition and schedules of rehearsals can be found in the attached information below.


Junior Ensemble (Ages 10-13) - $250 all inclusive fee.

Senior Ensemble (Ages 14-20) - $400 all inclusive fee. Payment plan available. 

Auditions close 5pm Wednesday 19th April 2017. 

For information on audition requirements and how to apply, click here.

If you have any further questions, to submit your application or book an audition time please contact Youth Arts Director Ari Palani

on 07 46 989926 or ari@empiretheatre.com.au 




Past Productions

  • C H A L K (2016)
  • Titus Was Here (2015)
  • Talking to Brickwalls (remounting 2015) 
  • Talking to Brickwalls (2014)
  • The Seedling Project (2013) 
  • Slut by Patricia Cornelius (2013)
  • 10 down, 6 across (2012)
  • Blackrock by Nick Enright (2012)
  • TLK. TXT. SPK (2011)
Case Studies

To download case studies, click on the relevant title. 

Talking to Brickwalls 


The Labels Project