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BBC Culture Studio – The Value of Youth Theatre


Janice Forsyth discusses the value of youth theatre groups with YTAS members Scottish Youth Theatre and Lyceum Youth Theatre. John Glancy, LYT Producer, talked about the vibrancy and diversity of the sector in Scoland. SYT participant Alana Crawford and Patron Coiln Mcreddie discussed the impact youth theatre had on their lives. BBC Culture Studio 25.11.14 Interview […]

New edition of Creating Safety guide published


  Creating Safety provides guidance on child protection for individuals and organisations involved in delivering artistic, cultural and creative projects for children and young people in Scotland. You may be an individual freelancer working with children, or a small, medium or large-sized organisation or company employing staff and volunteers to work with children. The work […]

First Minister announces £1m for youth arts

Scottish Youth Theatre

National youth arts companies to take centre stage in countdown to Year of Young People. Source: SG Communications The First Minister today secured the future of Scotland’s national youth theatre, announcing a £1 million package of public and private funding to engage more young people in culture and the arts. The three-year investment will support […]

RE:LOCATION 2014 project report now live


Our report on the international youth theatre exchange project RE:LOCATION 2014 has now been published. Co-founded by Youth Theatre Arts Scotland (YTAS) and the Rogaland Teater, Norway RE:LOCATION provides an international platform for showcasing young talent and ideas and celebrates the creative and social powers of youth theatre arts. It is a best practice exercise […]