Castletownbere Youth Theatre

Castletownbere Youth Theatre Outdoor Theatre Summer Camp.
At Beara Community School (Indoors at the Sports Hall if it rains)
Age 12 to 16 years
With Shirley Cahill and Maria O’Sullivan
Weekend 1: Friday July 23rd 6-9pm, Saturday July 24th & Sunday July 25th 10am-2pm
Weekend 2: Friday Aug 20th 6-9pm, Saturday Aug 21st & Sunday Aug 22nd 10am-2pm
Book for one or both weekends.
€100 per person per weekend. 
Advance booking essential, you can book a space by emailing

Please ensure you have read and understood the attending Youth Theatre information and filled in the enrolment and Covid Declaration forms.

Max 15 places per weekend camp.

The camps for 12–16-year-olds, will be workshop styled/structured adhering to Covid guidelines. There will be physical warm ups; focus on general theatre learning outcomes through games, vocal work, improvisation, movement, ensemble, play readings/script writing, the 'daily tik-tok' slot, tableaux, soundscapes, performance preparation, exploring boundaries; communication; positive assertiveness; warm down and participant feedback.

Shirley Cahill: London College of Music Teaching Dip; London College of Music & Dramatic Art/ Royal Victoria College-drama grades; involvement in theatre/drama/pantomimes/musicals since 1986; founder member/actor/director of 'Peninsula Players' adult amateur drama group Castletownbere, Cork; acting for film; Voice Over training; ADEI / YTI theatre online workshops; Wildcard Theatre company UK actor workouts; DLI /Corcadorca workshops; YTI facilitator.

Maria O’Sullivan: YTI facilitator; play direction/advisor youth group; stage manager for / involvement with Glengarriff Theatre group annual pantomime since 2001; youth in action projects; murder mystery devisor; film making.

Participants will need to bring:

  • face mask
  • notebook & pencil
  • a bowl/container that has an interesting sound
  • a cushion/yoga mat/something to sit on
  • water/snack
  • own hand sanitizer if they so wish
  • sun cream/hat (hopefully...)
  • wear comfortable clothes /shoes
  • 'drop & go' system (parents/guardians)
  • no phones allowed during camp (they will be placed in a box for safekeeping)
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