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Claire Glenn – Carclew Expressway Arts Adelaide

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Claire Glenn is an award-winning theatre maker, actor and youth arts facilitator living in Adelaide who is visiting Scotland for the 2018 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival.  She is currently the Creative Producer of Carclew’s Expressway Arts and was Artistic Director for the Fairfax Festival from 2008-2014. Claire has been nominated and won awards for acting performances […]

Lauren Asher – Young Promoter

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Lauren Asher is one the Young Promoters from Dumfries & Galloway’s Arts Live’s Young Promoters Group. We sat down and talked through their involvement in the upcoming Arts Festival, how she got involved in the Young Promoters Group and what to look out for in the next few months in Dumfries & Galloway: Can you tell […]

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 […]