National Youth Theatre 2017

Are you between 16 and 21 years of age?
Do you love performing on stage?
Do you want to be a part of the most exciting theatre event for youth theatre members taking place this year?
Do you want to work with some of the best theatre professionals in Ireland?

Then come along and audition for the National Youth Theatre!
We are delighted to announce that the National Youth Theatre 2017 production will take place in the Peacock Theatre at the Abbey Theatre Dublin from 21st – 26th August.
Auditions for the members of Youth Theatre Ireland affiliated youth theatres are happening from March 25th - April 2nd.

All audition information is here

Fresh Film Festival

Destination FreshFilmFestival today (Wed 1st March) for the director and crew of short film 'Dark Matter' directed by Heather Eogan and Ditto Levers, and shortlisted in the heats at #FreshFilmFestival at Triskel Arts Centre. The crew are looking surprisingly Fresh themselves after a very early start and 'cycling' to Cork?!! #freshfilm2017

Fresh Film Festival

Great news for our film unit, both our entries to the Fresh Film Festival have made it into the heats in Cork.
The films entered are Dark Matter and The End of Fairyland.
Good luck to the film unit in the heats we have our fingers crossed you'll win.


Do you enjoy working with young people?
Are you passionate about the Arts?
If so you may be just who we are looking for,
We are currently on the look out for new volunteers to help out in our workshops and more.
If this sounds like something you'd be interested in please contact us on (051) 879 377 or alternatively pop into WYA, The Arch, Barrack Street.
We look forward to hearing from you.

Improvisation Workshop

On Thursday 16th Feb. from 7.30pm to 9.30pm we have a special one off improvisation workshop for all members (12 - 19 yrs) / volunteers / tutors run by Chris Wilmers (pictured) Chris has many years experience not only as an Improv performer but also a workshop leader.
admission is free but people will need to book just let your tutor know if you are coming. It will be great fun..
Hope to see you there!!

Fresh Film Festival

This year our Film Unit are entering two films into the Fresh Film Festival.
A short animated film called The End of Fairyland and a more mature film Dark Matter.


Here are the great local business’s that sponsored our fundraising event 28hoursforWYA.
Waterford Youth Arts Thanks you for your support.