News & Inspiration

Canada > Scotland

Emily Tobin 2017

Hello from Canada! My name is Emily Tobin, and I am Teacher Candidate who has just completed a three week placement with Youth Theatre Arts Scotland. I’ve spent my final year at Queen’s University working towards my Bachelor of Education, which splitting my time between classes and outside placements. The final placement is intended for […]

Year of The Young Person 2018 – Glasgow Focus Group

The National Theatre of Scotland is planning to create a nationwide signature event to help celebrate the Year of The Young Person in 2018. They would like to gather some bright, young, creative minds to help us determine what that event should look like and how best to ensure the very people it aims to […]

National Theatre Connections Festival 2017 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh


The National Theatre Connections Festival is coming to Edinburgh on 22-25 March 2017. This year, the Traverse Theatre is delighted to be a new partner venue for Connections Festival and will feature the work of seven different Scottish young companies. They are Kirkcaldy High School, Indelible Arts, Knightswood Secondary School, Macrobert Young Company, Waid Academy, […]

Are You A Mentor?


Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and Ireland’s National Association for Youth Drama have been awarded funding from Erasmus+ to create a youth arts mentoring resource to support the work of their sector and their members. We are looking for organisations and individuals who would consider themselves to have youth arts mentoring programmes that we can both learn […]

Creative Commons

Workshops - Sun 20 November 2016 - Chrysalis, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Creative Commons is a two-year project funded by the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme. It provides Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and the National Association for Youth Drama, our sister organisation in Ireland, with the opportunity to share best practice across sectors and build new resources in Young Critics practice and Young Leader mentorship and skills development. […]