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.

Drama Workshops

Drama Workshops

Empire Youth Arts aims to enrich and empower the young people of the Toowoomba region through providing regular drama workshops. Through drama games, exercises and performance-based tasks run by highly qualified and experienced facilitators, participants will learn drama,  communication and teamwork skills, whilst connecting with other drama fans and developing performers.  

Details for Dalby Term Classes will be confirmed in early 2017.

toowoomba workshops2     Dalby workshops

DRAMA STARTER (Grades 2-4)

Get a taste for what drama is all about with these fun, introductory classes. Learn about storytelling, the elements of comedy and expressing yourself creatively in our brand new ensemble.
Empire Theatre
Saturdays 9am to 10am
$95 per term (8 weeks)
TERM 2 runs from 29 April - 17 June 

DRAMA ONE (Grades 5-7)

Have fun with like-minded people by learning basic performance and creative skills while building your self-confidence and focus through exciting drama activities.
Empire Theatre
Saturdays 10am to 11.30am 
$145 per term (8 weeks)
TERM 2 runs from 29 April- 17 June 

DRAMA TWO (Grades 8 - 10)

Develop your drama and performance skills in a passionate and supportive environment and create original, devised and scripted outcomes
Empire Theatre
Wednesdays 4pm to 5.30pm
$145 per term (8 weeks)
TERM 2 runs from 26 April - 14 June 


DRAMA PLUS (Grade 11 - Young Adult)

This program is designed for students to gain a deeper understanding of their world through drama and performance. Suited to those that would like to advance their skills and opportunities in artistic development and performance, Drama Plus goes beyond curriculum learning and enhances the skills required to progress in the industry.

Empire Theatre
Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm 
$195 per term
TERM 2 runs from 26 April - 14 June 



Junior Class (ages 9-12)
Classes Commence Friday 28 April- 16 June 


Senior Class  (aged 13 -18)
Classes Commence Friday 28 April- 16 June 



EMPIRE YOUTH ARTS CODE OF CONDUCT  Participants will endeavour to abide by the Empire Youth arts principals of Quality, Collaboration, Professionalism and Respect. Participants will engage in activities with a positive, inclusive and open mindset, with full understanding of the impact their behaviour and attitude has on the quality of the learning experience for all, and the work achieved. Participants and parent/guardians will be notified if they are in breach of the code, which may lead to exclusion from class.