Young Octagon

Young Octagon is our performance company, developing excellence in young actors age 13-19. The company work with professional directors and creatives to create bold and adventurous pieces of theatre for performance.

Young Octagon is a year-long commitment from Sept-July, with auditions taking place every summer. The company is for young people interested in a more intensive and demanding performance experience, those who are ready to progress further and are considering acting as a potential career.

When: Thursdays 7-9pm

Where: During our building re-development, our groups take place at our temporary home in Bolton’s The Marketplace Shopping Centre (Upper Ground Floor, next to Debenhams).

Cost: £75 for 10 week term


Auditions take place every year in July. Please email or call 01204 556501 for more information.


Through the generosity of donations and grant funders, we are able to offer a small number of bursary places to those who unable to pay the whole fee due to financial hardship. For more information contact