News & Inspiration

Save the Date! National Convention of Youth Drama

Interchange - Sat 11 March 2017 - Eden Court, Inverness (photographer Andy Catlin • www.andycatlin.com) -4026

In 2018 Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, in partnership with Macrobert Arts Centre, will present Scotland’s first ever National Convention of Youth Drama on Friday 23 & Saturday 24 March 2018. This will be an inspiring, engaging and inclusive meeting place for everyone who uses drama and theatre in their work with young people. Over two days in March 2018, […]

CashBack for Creativity Funding

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We’re delighted to be one of the groups receiving CashBack for Creativity funding for our latest project New Territory where we’ll working with Toonspeak Young People’s Theatre and Ignite Youth Theatre.  Activities will include new weekly drama sessions, summer projects and training for young leaders in targeted multiple deprivation areas of Glasgow, Inverclyde, Fife and […]

Your Youth Theatre – Stewart McLaren, Mix Up Theatre

Stewart McClaren, Mix Up Theatre

We’re keen to share the experiences, trials, tribulations and success stories of everyone who works in the youth theatre in Scotland. Here’s a post from Stewart McLaren of Mix Up Theatre where he talks about the journey to starting his own successful company and some of the challenges he’s faced along the way: “Hello everyone. My name is Stewart […]

Festival Fever

By Kim Traynor (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

If 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 […]

Thank you! #PlayaLeadRole

Thank you for supporting the Play a Lead Role Kickstarter

That’s a wrap! Huge thanks from everyone at Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and our Patron Sam Heughan to those who pledged to #PlayaLeadRole. You made our Kickstarter campaign a fantastic success with a grand total of £21,867 in pledges from 305 supporters across the world. Your kind donations will directly impact what we can do […]