For young people aged 12 – 16

This workshop is now SOLD OUT! If you’d like to join the waitlist – hit the Buy Tickets button to register your details.


Over three days our School Holiday Intensive will allow young people to immerse themselves in the craft of acting, covering the foundations of professional actor training. From voice to movement, improvisation to text work, stagecraft and character work, this is an excellent opportunity for participants to develop skills, encourage creativity, and connect with other young people.

NORPA’s new Director – Youth Theatre Scott Johnson, will lead the Intensive with guest teaching artists dropping in for specialist sessions over the three days.

This workshop has strictly limited numbers (16 max), so book quickly to avoid disappointment.

About Scott Johnson

Scott trained as an actor at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. He has worked as an actor extensively for over 20 years with companies including Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre Company and Bell Shakespeare Company. Scott has performed award winning lead roles in major commercial musicals, and appeared in many films and TV shows.

As a Teacher/Director Scott has worked at NIDA,VCA, Monash University and was the Director of Showfit Musical Theatre course in Melbourne for 7 years.


Early Bird Cost: $220 per person if booked before Sunday 4 April 2021.
Standard Cost: $270 per person if booking after Sunday 4 April 2021.
$100 Creative Kids vouchers from NSW Government can be used for this program


Dates: Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 April 2021
Times: Drop off 8.45am, workshop 9am – 3.30pm daily
Venue: NORPA, Lismore City Hall

Strictly limited numbers (16 max)

Please get in touch with us at [email protected] if you have any questions

“The knowledge that every day there is something more to learn, something higher to reach for, something new to make for others, makes each day infinitely precious”
~ Uta Hagen

Use a $100 Creative Kids voucher from NSW Government!
NORPA is an approved and registered Creative Kids provider. Parents/carers can redeem the $100 voucher on offer to every NSW child at NORPA’s ‘Introduction to Acting’ course. Creative Kids is a NSW Government initiative aimed at making it easier for school-aged kids (4.5 to 18 years old) to get involved in creative and cultural activities. Parents, guardians and carers can claim a $100 voucher per year to put towards the cost of lessons and fees with registered providers. For more information about how to apply for $100 Creative Kids voucher visit:

If you are redeeming your Creative Kids voucher for this theatre workshop, please call Box Office on 1300 066 772 to make your booking.