News & Inspiration

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. […]

National Convention of Youth Drama – On Sale Now!

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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 […]

YOUR YOUTH THEATRE – Charly Anderson, Love Drama

Charly Anderson Love Drama

We’re keen to share the experiences, trials, tribulations and success stories of everyone who works in the youth theatre in Scotland. Here’s a post from Charly Anderson of Love Drama where she talks about how she found her way into youth theatre and how that has turned into her career: “Hello! My name is Charly Anderson and […]

Managers Forum – November 2017

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Tickets are now available for our next Managers Forum which is taking place at the Lyceum Theatre on Fri 17 November 2017. Get full details and book your place on Eventbrite. The Forum is for experienced Youth Theatre and Creative Learning Managers who want to push their own practice and work with other professionals on sector-wide developments. As part of Chrysalis 2017, the third […]

Your Youth Theatre – Stewart McLaren, Mix Up Theatre

Stewart McClaren, Mix Up Theatre

We’re keen to share the experiences, trials, tribulations and success stories of everyone who works in the youth theatre in Scotland. Here’s a post from Stewart McLaren of Mix Up Theatre where he talks about the journey to starting his own successful company and some of the challenges he’s faced along the way: “Hello everyone. My name is Stewart […]