News & Inspiration

National Convention of Youth Drama – Emma Hay

In the run-up to the National Convention of Youth Drama, we’ve asked some of the speakers to tell us which resources related to their session they would recommend to attendees. Emma Hay, Planning Administrator,  Edinburgh International Festival will present a session on Friday 23 March on ‘Castlebrae: a residency model’. Find out more about the project and watch […]

National Convention of Youth Drama – Cecilia Knapp

In the run-up to the National Convention of Youth Drama, we’ve asked some of the speakers to tell us which resources related to their session they would recommend to attendees. Cecilia Knapp, Writer, Performer and Theatre Maker at The Roundhouse will present a full-day practical masterclass on ‘Making Work about Sensitive Subjects’. Watch her TEDxWarwick talk on the impact that writing down […]

National Convention of Youth Drama – Gemma Connell

The Remix

In the run-up to the National Convention of Youth Drama, we’ve asked some of the speakers to tell us which resources related to their session they would recommend to attendees. First up is Gemma Connell, Artistic Director and CEO of The Artifact in Dundee. Gemma will present one of the brain-stretching ‘In Conversation’ provocations on 16 March 2018: “THE […]

Statement on Scottish Youth Theatre’s announcement to cease operations

Scottish Youth Theatre

Scottish Youth Theatre is one of Youth Theatre Arts Scotland’s largest and longest standing Members. We were disappointed to hear the news last week that they expect to cease operations this summer. As the national company, this would represent a considerable loss for the youth theatre sector. Youth Theatre Arts Scotland’s role as the national […]