Theatrecraft Youth Unlimited (TYU) is The VDL’s youth development program dedicated to giving young actors and directors (between the ages of 13 and 21) new and challenging experiences with the aim of developing future community arts leaders and well-rounded performers.
Since 2008 we have been running intensive residential programs during school holidays, (usually January and July) with approximately a week of immersive work including training workshops, script and character development followed by rehearsals toward public performances.
With varying capacity (but most recent events capped at 40 participants) these programs are geared at those who have some previous performing experience, through community theatre, education settings or learning in the private sector.
To keep the costs as low as possible for the participants, TYU’s team regularly seek out philanthropic and governmental funding support from various sources.
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Listen to an interview with Jo Watt from TYU.