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Festival Fever

By Kim Traynor (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsIf you haven’t noticed, the summer 2017 Edinburgh Festivals are about to burst into life. We’ve ploughed our way through the mountain of listings and can recommend these performances, workshops and events if you work in youth theatre:

PERFORMANCES

Start Swimming – Young Vic Taking Part 2 – 13 August

Nothing – Theater V 2 – 27 August

Flight – Vox Motus  4 – 27 August

Jess and Joe Forever – Farnham Maltings in association with Orange Tree Theatre 4 – 27 August

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown – Tribe Porty Youth Theatre 4 – 12 August

Adam – National Theatre of Scotland 5 – 27 August

The Glorious Invention of Emmanuel Stork – Newbury Youth Theatre 7 – 12 August

Bassett – Heaton Manor Theatre Project 14 – 17 August

The Egg-Born Princess – Seckford Theatre Company 14 – 19 August

A Field of Our Own – Strange Town and The Game Changer Partnership 15 – 20 August

So I’ve Heard – St Ives Youth Theatre 15 – 20 August

A Clockwork Orange – Scruffy Mutt Theatre 21 – 26 August

WORKSHOPS & TALKS

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society – Social Media for Beginners – 6 August, 11am

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society – Social Media: The Next Step – 8 August, 2pm

NHS Lothian – A Mentally Well Fringe – 8 August, 2pm

Imaginate – Devil’s Advocate Panel – 11 August, 11am

The Sick of the Fringe – Tickets to My Trauma – 11 August, 1.30pm; 15 August, 3.30pm; 23 August, 2.30pm

Federation of Scottish Theatre and Puppet Animation Scotland – An Introduction to Critical Response Process – 12 August, 11am

Poorboy Theatre and Cultural Enterprise Office – Freaking Out and F*cking Up – 12 August, 5pm

Mental Health Foundation – Mental Health is a Fringe Issue – 14 August, 1pm

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Careers in Theatre Production – 15 August, 1.30pm

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama – Writing and Producing Your Own Work – 16 August, 11am

Network of Independent Critics – We’re All in this Together: Part 2  – 16 August, 12.30pm

Imaginate & Youth Theatre Arts Scotland – Crossing the Line – 16 August, 2.30pm

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland – The Future Voice of Theatre Critics – 18 August, 12.30pm

Independent Theatre Council – Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Performing Arts Company – 22 August, 3.30pm; 24 August, 10.30am

Independent Theatre Council – An Introduction to Copyright & Intellectual Property Issues – 24 August, 4pm

Scottish Drama Training Network – Creative Solutions for Creative Careers – 25 August, 6pm

 

[IMAGE CREDIT:  Kim Traynor  [CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons]