News & Inspiration

Dumfries and Galloway’s Day of the Region

Bunbury Banter - Day of the Region 2

This September, Youth Theatre Arts Scotland celebrated the youth theatre community of Dumfries & Galloway as part of Day of the Region when some brilliant events and performances took place 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 and increase community spirit. Youth theatre […]

YTAS welcomes new Chair

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland (YTAS) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair, Hazel Wotherspoon to take over the reins from Rachael Brown. Outgoing Chair, Rachael Brown said, “Holding the position of YTAS Chair has been such a privilege for me. Over the last three years, I’ve witnessed YTAS significantly develop its work […]

Free travel to Chrysalis festival


This year Chrysalis festival is returning to the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh for three days of bold and engaging work by talented young companies. We’re bringing theatre makers from Germany, London and across Scotland to the festival, and we want as many of YTAS’s members as possible to see their work. If you are thinking […]

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 […]