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Led by MAC professional artists, the new MAC Youth Theatre is run by our Learning & Participation team. It creates brave and relevant new and reinterpreted work, live on the MAC stage.


The MAC Youth Theatre is an ensemble of young people from across Belfast (age 16 - 18 years old). The focus of MAC Youth Theatre is on a collective approach to theatre making, artistic excellence and inclusivity.

Led by MAC artists MAC Youth Theatre will create innovative and contemporary work, through one major production per year. 

Who is it for?

The MAC Youth Theatre is for young people age 16 - 18.

As a participant, you’ll become part of the MAC family and will join us to create artistically excellent theatre, inclusive to all. 

A life chalife-changing opportunity to develop theatre skills and perform live on the MAC stage. You’ll also receive mentoring from some of Belfast’s most talented professionals and gain an accredited Arts Award qualification, to formally recognise your work and development. 

How it works

The current MAC Youth Theatre group are working towards a performance scheduled at Easter, 2018.

Keep an eye out on our website and social media for further information on dates and booking information. 

Further Information

Applications to audition for MAC Youth Theatre 2017/18 are now closed.

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Arts Award

Arts Award is an accredited programme for schools and youth groups run by the MAC, offering nationally recognised qualifications.