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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 – 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 […]

National Convention of Youth Drama – Gemma Connell

The Remix

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. First up is Gemma Connell, Artistic Director and CEO of The Artifact in Dundee. Gemma will present one of the brain-stretching ‘In Conversation’ provocations on 16 March 2018: “THE […]

National Convention of Youth Drama – Visual Language

In the run-up to the National Convention of Youth Drama, we’ve asked some of the workshop leaders for in-depth descriptions about what they’ll be offering this March at the Macrobert Arts Centre in Stirling. Next up is freelance theatre creator Ramesh Meyyappan who will be presenting the Visual Language workshop on Sat 24 March 2018:. Who is your […]