ATC Youth Company


ATC Youth Company is Auckland Theatre Company’s resident company for artists aged 16-25. Offering fortnightly workshops across the year, and exclusive access to masterclasses, production opportunities and free tickets to all our shows.

We’re looking for the next generation of theatre makers in Tāmaki Makaurau.

ATC Youth Company is for actors, directors, designers, writers & theatre artists looking for in-depth, pre-professional training and practical opportunities. Company members will develop, create and grow at the heart of Auckland Theatre Company.

How do my students get involved? 

Due to Covid alert levels, we are running two intakes across 2022. 

We’re looking for 10 young people to participate in a summer project “When This Is Over”, exploring the present moment live or virtually. To register your interest in this project, sign up here.

Over Term One we’re looking for 30 people to make the full company! To book an audition workshop, young people should complete our online sign up form.

What do ATC Youth Company members have access to? 

  • Fortnightly company meetings during term time at ATC 
  • Opt-in training workshops & programs at ATC, running in parallel with the production activity of ATC’s 2022 Season
  • A tailored and responsive program, co-designed with company members. 
  • A free ticket to our Youth Night performances across 2022
  • Production opportunities including an end of year performance
  • Opportunities to grow socially, personally and professionally

When does the company meet?

  • Compulsory
    Company Hui: Every second Tuesday in term time from 6:00-9:30pm.

  • Optional
    Opt-in training Workshops: Weeknights and weekends in term time.

    Production projects: School holidays. Times & dates TBC.

How do I get involved?

Full application details will be released soon. To be notified when applications open, fill out our form here.