Youth Theatre Program

Cultivating young talent into confident individuals!


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

All workshops are led by professional actors


Summer Program

July 20 - 24 

Location: Theatre de Cameleon

Derde Kostverlorenkade 35

1054 TS Amsterdam

The Summer Program runs from Monday till Friday, culminating in a final showcase on Friday July 24.

Early Bird Special: €250 (only till June 19)

Normal fee: €265

Day Fee (Only Monday - Wednesday): €60

 **Please note we will adhere to all Covid-19 restrictions.**

Please note the Summer Program is currently sold out!

However, please feel free to sign up for the waiting list in case we have a space  become available, or to show your interested in future programs. 

Summer Camp

Ages 5 - 9

Lead Teacher: Elyse O'Shaughnessey

Musical Director: Esther Low 

Choreographer: Caroline Wagner

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 14:00 


Final Showcase on Friday at 13:00

Course Description:

OTC’s Youth Theatre Summer Camp provides your child with the chance to shine and become the performer of their dreams. Throughout the camp we will learn, rehearse, create props, costumes and finally perform a short musical that will showcase the talented individuals in our program. Theatre is a great way to increase your child’s creativity, team work skills, body awareness and give them the confidence to express themselves. Join us for a week of fun, learning and collaboration.

Summer Intensive

Ages 10 - 18

Lead Teacher: Joanna Lucas

Musical Director: Esther Low 

Choreographer: Caroline Wagner

Monday - Thursday 13:00 - 18:00 

Friday 13:00 - 17:00

Final Showcase on Friday (Ages 10 - 12) at 15:00

Final Showcase on Friday (Ages 13 - 18) at 16:00

Course Description:

This 5 day acting intensive allows young people to get creative and learn new skills. Guided by theatre professionals, participants will not only create scenes, enhance their vocal ability and develop their own talent, but experience the unique energy of an acting ensemble. Combining elements of classical, contemporary and musical theatre, the work you develop during the week will culminate in a final performance, open to friends and family. Join us for this fun filled week - we can't wait to see you shine!


PS: Due to the wide age-range of the Intensive, participants will be divided into age appropriate groups for project work and activities.

For more information email:

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. 


Gold Partner


Orange Theatre Company


The Netherlands

Silver Partner


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