Youth Theatre Program

Cultivating young talents into confident individuals!


OTC's theatre program is carefully designed to build self-esteem, team building skills, and help children/teens learn the fantastic craft of acting while providing them with tools to excel in many aspects of life.

All workshops are led by professional actors


OTC Youth Theatre Program 2021
All Classes, Camps, and Workshops at:
Theatre de Cameleon
Derde Kostverlorenkade 35

 1054 TS Amsterdam

Term 2 sign ups will open soon! 

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Weekly Acting Classes

From September 2021 to July 2022, OTC Youth Theatre will run weekly acting classes every Saturday.
Culminating in a Summer Musical Production in July 2022.

Our schedule will be broken down into 2 terms (Term 1 - September to December & Term 2 - January to July)

(Classes will take breaks during the school holidays). 

Group ages 11-18 is already full but you can sign up for the waiting list. Group ages 5-10 only has a few spots left.

Ages 5 - 10
10:00 - 11:30

Ages 11 - 18 
12:00 - 14:00

Term 1: September - December 2021 (11 weeks)

11 weeks ( September 11, 18, 25 October 2, 9, 30 November 6, 13, 27 December 4, 11)


Course Description

This weekly acting course, with sessions for ages 5 -10 and 11 -18, will focus on acting technique, vocal technique and basic movement. During this first term, we will cast the production, focussing on fun skills-based sessions which give young performers a chance to hone their talent while showing us what they can do! In addition, everyone we will begin to learn the movement and music which will be needed for the final production, in combination with games, exercises and scene work to develop the range of skills needed to perform musical theatre.


Participants will:

  • Develop their self-confidence, problem solving, and public speaking skills through acting exercises/rehearsals.

  • Experience being part of a full production, performed in a real theatre. 

  • Be assigned individual roles and helped to develop them.

  • Learn character development skills, as well as acting, singing, and dancing techniques. Then put them into practice during rehearsals.

  • Make new, like-minded friends.

Our musical performance will be at Het Amsterdam Theaterhuis in July 2022. 

**Please note we will be casting the Musical in the last few weeks of term 1. In order to be cast in the production we will need all participants to be signed up for term 2 as well. 

Pricing Term 1:
11 week course -  €265
Single Class - €25 per class


Term 2: January - July 2022 (Exact dates TBD)
*Please note term 2 prices will include a production fee

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Meet OTC's Lead Teacher and Coordinator! 


Joanna Lucas 

Joanna is a professional actress who has worked in theatre, television and film in the UK and the Netherlands. When not on stage herself, she loves to share her knowledge and training with young people, working in schools and with individuals as a workshop leader and coach, teaching theatre skills, Shakespeare and storytelling. She’s constantly inspired by the young people she works with, encouraging them to find their own voice, and delights in watching their confidence grow! It has always been an ambition to start a Youth Theatre, in the hope of providing the kind of enhancing experience she had growing up: The opportunity to make new friends who have the same love of performing, growing together and creating theatre. She wants to support and nurture potential, whilst developing a whole host of valuable life skills along the way – confidence, organization, team work, public speaking and empathy.