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, the Somerset Region, Mitchell, Miles, Charleville, Pittsworth and Crows Nest in the past few years.


 

 

Drama Workshops

Toowoomba Classes

DRAMA STARTER (Grades 2-4)

Get a taste for what drama is all about with these fun, introductory classes. Learn about storytelling, performing and expressing yourself creatively with like-minded people.

Saturdays 9am to 10am 

$100 per term (8 weeks)
TERM 1 runs from Feb 6- March 27 

TERM 2 runs from May 1- June 19 

TERM 3 runs from July 24- September 11 

TERM 4 runs from October 16- December 4 


DRAMA ONE (Grades 5-7)

Have fun by learning core performance and creative skills while building your self-confidence and focus through exciting drama activities.

Saturdays 10am to 11.30am 
$150 per term (8 weeks)

TERM 1 runs from February 6- March 27

TERM 2 runs from May 1- June 19 

TERM 3 runs from July 24- September 11

TERM 4 runs from October 16- December 4

 

DRAMA TWO (Grades 8 - 10)

Refine your growing drama and performance skills in a passionate and supportive environment and create original, devised and scripted outcomes

Wednesdays 4pm to 5.30pm
$150 per term (8 weeks)

TERM 1 runs from February 10- March 31

TERM 2 runs from April 28- June 16 

TERM 3 runs from July 21- September 8 

TERM 4 runs from October 13- December 1 

 

DRAMA PLUS (Grade 11 - Young Adult)

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.

Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm 
$200 per term (8 weeks)

TERM 1 runs from February 10- March 31 

TERM 2 runs from April 28- June 16 

TERM 3 runs from July 21- September 8 

TERM 4 runs from October 13- December 1 

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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. 

 

Parents and Guardians can request a full copy of our COVID safe plan if required: 
  • Students must enrol in full before attending class, no walk ups will be allowed.
  • Any student displaying symptoms or feeling unwell should stay home. If they come to class, they will be separated from the group and a parent called.
  • Sanitizer will be available for student and teacher use.
  • Temperature checks on arrival may be implemented if recommended by authorities.
  • Activities that involve close contact or touch will be limited.
  • Extra cleaning of high contact surfaces will happen before and after class.
We so look forward to seeing your faces and feeling your enthusiasm in class! 
The Empire Youth Arts Team

 

Dalby Classes

DALBY EMPIRE YOUTH ARTS CLASSES 

JUNIOR CLASS (AGES 9-12)

Learning basic performance and creative skills while building your self-confidence and focus through exciting drama activities. Develop your drama and performance skills in a passionate and supportive environment and create original outcomes

Term 2 Classes Commence April 30-18 June 

Fridays 3.30pm-4.30pm at St John's Anglican Church (153 Cunningham St, Dalby)

$95 per person per term

SENIOR CLASS (13+)

Continue your learning of basic performance and creative skills and continue to build self-confidence and focus through exciting drama activities and exercises. Develop your drama and performance skills in a passionate and supportive environment and create original outcomes

Term 2 Classes Commence April 30- June 18  

Fridays 4.30pm- 6pm at St John's Anglican Church (153 Cunningham St, Dalby)

$145 per person per term

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The Dalby program is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund via Western Downs Regional Council and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland. 

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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. 

Somerset Region

Somerset Art Beat Theatre Troupe workshops 

 For one low price, participants will be able to access workshops on building a character across the school holidays and second term. 

Come along and join our facilitator who will take you through the process of creating a unique character to build and perform as part of the Somerset Art Beat Festival. 

Held in Esk, these workshops are open to anyone aged 13+. Enrolments are essential. 

School Holiday workshop- April 13-15 - 10am-5pm 
Term 2 Classes - April 21-June 2 - Wednesday evenings - 5.30pm - 7.30pm 

 

Creative Arts Alliance is proud to present these workshops as part of the 2021 Art Beat Festival, in partnership with Somerset Regional Council and as part of our Regional Arts Services Network (RASN) program funded by Arts Queensland.


 

 

Parents and Guardians can request a full copy of our COVID safe plan if required: 
  • Students must enrol in full before attending class, no walk ups will be allowed.
  • Any student displaying symptoms or feeling unwell should stay home. If they come to class, they will be separated from the group and a parent called.
  • Sanitizer will be available for student and teacher use.
  • Temperature checks on arrival may be implemented if recommended by authorities.
  • Activities that involve close contact or touch will be limited.
  • Extra cleaning of high contact surfaces will happen before and after class.
We so look forward to seeing your faces and feeling your enthusiasm in class! 
The Empire Youth Arts Team