News & Inspiration

Chrysalis 2018 On Sale

Chrysalis 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Chrysalis 2018, our platform for ambitious performance by young theatre-makers, which takes place at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on Thu 15 – Sat 17 November 2018. Chrysalis is the only platform of its kind in Scotland and offers a new experience for audiences new to youth theatre arts. This […]

Day of the Region 2018

Day of the Region logo

This September, Youth Theatre Arts Scotland are celebrating the youth theatre community of Dumfries & Galloway as part of Day of the Region with some brilliant events and performances happening throughout the month. Day of the Region celebrates rural life and community and showcases Dumfries & Galloway’s talent by providing an exciting opportunity to strengthen community ties […]

Behind the Maskcraft – Kristofor Bate

Kristofor Bate

Kristofor Bate is the Artistic Director of Maskcraft, an Edinburgh-based company that exists to preserve, create and share mask theatre practice. Kristofor took part in the Creative Incubator at YTAS’ National Convention of Youth Drama in March 2018 and we caught up with him to talk about his background, the company and his plans for the future. […]

Glasgow > Berlin > 1,210 Kilometers

Junction 25 1210 Kilometers image

This August YTAS member Junction 25 are premiering 1,210 Kilometers, a co-production with Berlin’s Theatre an der Parkaue. The work will premiere at Tramway in Glasgow as part of Festival 2018, the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships and will then tour to Theater an der Parkaue in Berlin in autumn 2018. We […]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Highlights

This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe has a mere 3,934 shows squished into the programme (!),  all jostling for your attention and attendance, plus over 100 learning and engagement events at Fringe Central.  So where do you start? If the idea of this much choice is making you hyperventilate, don’t panic – we’ve got you covered. The team at YTAS have put […]