Harvest Rain's Emerging Young Artists Program exists to provide Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to pursue their passion for the arts and forge a pathway towards further study and a career in the entertainment industry. 


Thanks to the donors who support Harvest Rain’s Youngharts Network, we are able to offer this program free of charge to successful applicants. The program provides relevant industry training, backstage and behind the scenes access to professional Harvest Rain productions and connects creative young artists with some of the most respected choreographers, directors, actors, writers, vocalists and performers in Australia.


Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with celebrated Australian artists including Tim O’Connor, Dennett Hudson, Callum Mansfield and more!


The Emerging Young Artists meet monthly to receive relevant industry training at Harvest Rain’s Hayward Street Studios. In 2019, our Emerging Young Artists will take part in the following workshops and experiences:

Sunday 31st March

A workshop with the Harvest Rain team including Jess Purdy, Ellen Tuffley and Dennett Hudson

working on your core skills and performance technique in dance, singing and acting.

Sunday 5th May

A workshop with Billy Bourchier, current BOOK OF MORMON Cast Member and 2015

cast member of the touring production of LES MISÉRABLE.

Sunday 16th June

Performance workshop with a SPECIAL GUEST.

Friday 12th July

Attend a performance of THE WIZARD OF OZ at Brisbane Entertainment Centre,

take a backstage tour and meet the cast and creative team.

Sunday 4th August

A workshop with Harvest Rain CEO Tim O'Connor and Music Director Dennett Hudson

focussing on improving your audition and performance technique.

Tuesday 10th September

A workshop with THE WIZARD OF OZ Choreographer and GREASE Director, Callum Mansfield

learning all about the Entertainment Industry.

Sunday 20th October

“Sing from the Heart” Vocal workshop with Jason Barry-Smith looking at how connection to t

ext and vocal technique work together to unlock your highest potential as a singing artist.

Sunday 10th November

Acting workshop with a SPECIAL GUEST.


Places are strictly limited. Apply now to be a part of this exclusive creative opportunity!

Dates and details listed above are subject to change.


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