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YTAS Recruitment Image Feb 2018

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland are currently recruiting for two positions: GENERAL MANAGER (part time, maternity cover) Fixed-term contract until 21 December 2018 • Salary £30,000 pro-rata (0.6FTE = 3 days per week) Based at Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL Application deadline: 12pm, Wednesday 7 March 2018 Interviews: Monday 19 March 2018 (Edinburgh) Download the General Manager application pack as […]

National Convention of Youth Drama – On Sale Now!

National Convention of Youth Drama Image

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland is proud to present Scotland’s first ever National Convention of Youth Drama in partnership with Macrobert Arts Centre and in celebration of Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018. Last year Oxford Dictionaries selected ‘Youthquake’ – a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people […]

TeeNEXTers: postcards from France

Photo 21-11-2017, 10 15 19

Last month we provided bursaries for six young people to attend the TeeNEXTers Youth Exchange Project at NEXT Arts Festival in Lille. Three of the participants have reported back on their experience: Liam Rees What did yet get out of being involved in TeeNEXTers? TeeNEXTers definitely made me reconsider how I think – not just about […]

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: 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 […]