Palace Youth Theatre (PYT)

PYT provides an opportunity for students grades 2-12 interested in creative, expressive engagement to participate in a show, regardless of ability or experience.

Palace Teen Company (PTC) & Palace Teen Apprentice Company (PTAC)

Two programs designed for students ages 12-18 who wish to pursue theatre performance beyond high school.

Palace Youth Theatre Camps

Palace Youth Theatre offers multiple camp sessions in the summer, as well as two one-week sessions during February and April school vacations.

About PYT

The Palace Theatre Trust is firmly committed to strengthening access to theatre for youth in the Manchester area and beyond.  

Palace Youth Theatre (PYT) provides an avenue for young children and young adults to learn, perform, and grow as individuals within the Palace Theatre community. With access to state-of-the-art performance and rehearsal space, exposure and connection to industry professionals, and a full roster of experienced theatre personnel on staff, it is no wonder PYT is the largest and fastest-growing youth theatre program in the state.    

PYT delivers comprehensive and professional training for a variety of youth populations through the following educational initiatives.    

What we offer

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PYT Season
The Palace Theatre is firmly committed to strengthening access to theatre for youth in the Manchester area and beyond.
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Palace Academy
Industry-level instructors committed to providing arts education opportunities to our community.
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Teen Companies
The Teen Company and Apprentice Teen Company are offered to middle and high school students ages 12 to 18.
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Youth Camps
Fun, entertaining and educational! Send your kids to one of our Summer Theatre Camps.

PYT Season

Palace Youth Theatre produces seven Broadway Junior musicals per season. Each is individually auditioned, and all young performers who audition are cast. This is an opportunity for all students interested in creative, expressive engagement to participate in a show, regardless of ability or experience.

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Palace Academy

Learn to act, dance, and sing from expert instructors with extensive performing arts industry experience. Whether you’re preparing for college theatre programs or looking to improve your theatre skills, you’ll love the guidance you get from the Palace Academy team.

Palace Teen Co. & Palace Teen Apprentice Co.

Palace Teen Company and Palace Teen Apprentice Company are two programs designed for students who wish to pursue theatre performance beyond high school. The program includes audition training, weekly dance classes, workshops and master classes taught by industry professionals, and the opportunity to perform in a full-scale musical each semester.

Palace Youth Theatre Summer Camps

Summer camps are available throughout school summer vacation. One and two-week sessions are available. Summer camps are opent to all students entering grades 2 through 12. Camps are held Monday – Friday from 9AM to 4PM. See your child shine as they work on their performance and show off their theatre skills!

Get Started with PYT

Sign Up for PYT

We always welcome new participants and encourage all students in grades 2-12 to enroll with us!

Upcoming Auditions

To find out about upcoming auditions and performances, sign up for Palace Youth Theatre Audition Alerts!

Youth Campaign

Help us reach $1 million for youth theatre programs by donating to our Youth Theatre Campaign.

Financial Aid

The Palace Theatre is firmly committed to strengthening access to theatre for youth in the Manchester area and beyond.  

Forms & Fees

To find forms and production fee information for a program your child is participating in, please visit our forms page.

Thank you Sponsors!

Our sponsors make our youth programs possible and we are so thankful for their support of the arts and New Hampshire’s youth.

PLEASE NOTE
No prior experience is necessary to be a part of Palace Youth Theatre.
Production fees are required for all PYT shows to offset the costs of materials including script and score rentals, costumes, and props.