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TTC
YOUTH ENSEMBLE

The Leading Youth Ensemble on the Gold Coast, facilitating weekly classes, excursions, performances and guest workshops from leading industry professionals.

Q: What is Technicolour Youth Ensemble?
A: A collective of young artists, creatives and industry professionals
 

Based on the Gold Coast, South East Queensland, TTC is a new theatre company regarded as dedicated, creative, innovative and pioneering. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Andrew Cockroft-Penman, Technicolour Theatre Company engages some of Australia’s leading theatre-makers and teaching artists. Facilitating intergenerational engagement between young creatives and industry professionals, Technicolour invites students to harness their full potential whilst industry professionals empower them with the practical skills and technical knowledge to develop their craft. Encompassing innovation, imagination, emotional intelligence and, ultimately; success. Offering weekly classes, workshops and performance opportunities

“The past 2 years with TTC, under the direction of Andrew has been incredible.  The weekly rehearsals, extra workshops, working along side industry professionals is invaluable experience.  This is hands down the best Theatre company on the Gold Coast”

Q: What ages are catered for by Technicolour Youth Ensemble?
A: Ages 12-18 years old
 

In 2022; TTC are excited to announce that in addition to the 'Technicolour Youth Ensemble' (ages 12-18), we will also be offering 'Drama 4 Fun' (ages 9-12) and establishing the 'Technicolour Young Artists' Ensemble (ages 16-25).   

“We can learn about the idea of ‘hate’ and how the actions it inflicts only leads to disaster, as well as how we shouldn’t judging people by a name – Capulet or Montague – (not a book by its cover), that if everyone was more accepting and didn’t look at what you were born into, we could look at the true in people – relevant also to the social issues of race, status and sexuality still today.”

Q: When and where are classes, workshops and rehearsals?
A: The Southport Community Centre (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays)
 

TTC Youth Ensemble have weekly classes and workshops where students will attend
Tuesday or Wednesday from 4:30pm-6:30pm and sporadic specialised weekend workshops outlined HERE

Please note that some classes happen off-site ie: excursions to HOTA, QPAC, Theatre Safe Australia and various other Live Performance Venues.

“We can learn about the idea of ‘hate’ and how the actions it inflicts only leads to disaster, as well as how we shouldn’t judging people by a name – Capulet or Montague – (not a book by its cover), that if everyone was more accepting and didn’t look at what you were born into, we could look at the true in people – relevant also to the social issues of race, status and sexuality still today.”

Q: Who is involved in Technicolour Youth Theatre?
A: Industry Professionals
 

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Andrew Cockroft-Penman, Technicolour Theatre Company engages some of Australia’s leading theatre-makers and teaching artists. Facilitating intergenerational engagement between young creatives and industry professionals, Technicolour invites students to harness their full potential whilst industry professionals empower them with the practical skills and technical knowledge to develop their craft. Encompassing innovation, imagination, emotional intelligence and, ultimately; success. Check out our full listing of partner organisations, teaching artists and their qualifications, training and international credits HERE

“We can learn about the idea of ‘hate’ and how the actions it inflicts only leads to disaster, as well as how we shouldn’t judging people by a name – Capulet or Montague – (not a book by its cover), that if everyone was more accepting and didn’t look at what you were born into, we could look at the true in people – relevant also to the social issues of race, status and sexuality still today.”

Q: How much does it cost?
A: Technicolour Theatre Company has a focus on empowering young creatives with accessible opportunities
 

TTC Youth Ensemble (Ages 12-18)

* A weekly 2 hour workshop for the duration of school terms on a Tuesday or a Wednesday (4:30pm-6:30pm)

* Guest workshops throughout the year led by industry professionals. More information HERE

* Official Technicolour Theatre Company Polo

*A Professional Headshot

* A Ticket to a professional grade production @ QPAC or HOTA

* Any costs associated with the production

Valued at: $460/term

Cost: $350/term

Add ons: subsidised admission to additional weekend guest workshops (Members Workshop Pass)

Drama 4 Fun (Ages 9-12)

* A weekly 1.5 hour workshop for the duration of school terms on a Saturday morning

* Official Technicolour Theatre Company Uniform

* Any costs associated with the presentation night. More information HERE

Valued at: $260/term

Cost: $200/term

Add ons: subsidised admission to weekend guest workshops (Members Workshop Pass), a professional grade headshot and/or discounted tickets to a professional grade production.

 

TTC Young Artists (Ages 16-18)

* A weekly 2 hour workshop for the duration of school terms

* Guest workshops throughout the year led by industry professionals. More information HERE

* Official Technicolour Theatre Company Uniform

*A Professional headshot

* A Ticket to a professional grade production @ QPAC or HOTA

* Any costs associated with the major production

Valued at: $400/term

Cost: $300/term

Add ons: subsidised admission to additional weekend guest workshops (Members Workshop Pass)

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Toby, Class of 2021

I joined TTC this year and honestly best decision I've made. Everyone is so friendly and inclusive. All the workshops and lessons have helped me as an actor progress and develop so much!! TTC gives us students so many opportunities in different aspects of the performing arts world!

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Kendall, Class of 2019

Each week I can't wait for technicolour classes. It's a wonderful environment full of laughter, where all are included to be in the family. I've made so many amazing friends and learnt acting skills, that no other drama school have ever taught me. I love TTC. 

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Tannah, Class of 2020

The past 2 years with TTC, under the direction of Andrew has been incredible.  The weekly rehearsals, extra workshops, working along side industry professionals is invaluable experience.  This is hands down the best Theatre company on the Gold Coast.