News & Inspiration

What’s it like bringing a show to #ChrysalisFest? Firefly Arts Interview

What’s it like bringing a show to #ChrysalisFest? We dropped in to Firefly Arts “Dark Mechanics” rehearsals last weekend to find out from performers Enya & Matthew: https://vimeo.com/242911598 See “Dark Mechanics” exclusively at the Traverse Theatre on Sat 18 November 7pm & Sun 19 November 3.30pm as part of the 2017 Chrysalis festival.

Chrysalis 2017 – Jo Sharp and Mr Blue Sky

Jo Sharpe & Lyceum Youth Theatre

We spoke to Jo Sharp who is the 2017 recipient of the Saltire Award, a training bursary presented by Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and the Saltire Society. Jo is currently working with the  Lyceum Youth Theatre on a scratch performance of “Mr Blue Sky” which appears at Chrysalis as part of the Emergence performance. Tell […]

Chrysalis 2017 – Dark Mechanics Comes To Life

Ever wondered how a performance at Chrysalis comes to life? We talked to Eleanor and Kirsty from Firefly Arts about their production Dark Mechanics and what inspired the work: “It all started with the title.  We used the words ‘Dark Mechanics’ as a provocation for our young company. We asked who or what is the ‘Dark Mechanics’? […]

Join in Chrysalis with Twitter Plays

Twitter Plays Image

As part of Chrysalis 2017, we are inviting writers of all ages and experiences to create Twitter Plays – 140 characters of immediate, responsive work inspired by the world around you. These will be showcased online and displayed at the Traverse Theatre during Chrysalis, plus a selection will be performed live at the launch of the festival of […]