Young people

Interested in seeing, making and performing theatre?

The Octagon is for you!

Join over 150 young people who take part at the Octagon every week. Develop drama skills, work with theatre professionals and take part in performances, all in a fun and inclusive environment. It’s a great way to meet new friends, build confidence, and develop varied skills for your future.

Be part of one of the region’s most loved professional theatres!

To find out which group is for you, take a look at the information below or contact our Creative Engagement team on 01204 556501 or participation@octagonbolton.co.uk 

Youth Theatre

Youth Theatre

Youth Theatre for ages 5 - 16

Bridges

Bridges

Our provision for young people and adults with additional needs

Young Octagon

Young Octagon

Our performance company, developing excellence in young actors age 13-19

Academy

Academy

An exciting annual project for young people to write and produce a new play

Storymakers

Storymakers

Storytelling with a difference for children and the grownups who look after them.