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Thank you! #PlayaLeadRole

Thank you for supporting the Play a Lead Role Kickstarter

That’s a wrap! Huge thanks from everyone at Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and our Patron Sam Heughan to those who pledged to #PlayaLeadRole. You made our Kickstarter campaign a fantastic success with a grand total of £21,867 in pledges from 305 supporters across the world. Your kind donations will directly impact what we can do […]

Clara Bloomfield #PlayaLeadRole

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As part of our #PlayaLeadRole Kickstarter fundraising appeal, we’ve been asking young people to tell us what impact youth theatre has had on their lives. In the last blog post we heard from one of the festival managers. Next up we hear from Clara Bloomfield, our Creative Learning Manager: This year’s NFYT performance and workshop programme is themed around the […]

Paul Rodger #PlayaLeadRole

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As part of our #PlayaLeadRole Kickstarter fundraising appeal, we’ve been asking young people to tell us what impact youth theatre has had on their lives. However, we thought now might be a good time to talk to the team behind the festival. First up is Paul Rodger: I’m the Production and Logistics Manager for the National Festival of Youth Theatre, which […]

Jack Elvey #PlayaLeadRole

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As part of our #PlayaLeadRole Kickstarter fundraising appeal, we’ve been asking young people to tell us what impact youth theatre has had on their lives. Jack Elvey, the bow tie wearer from our Kickstarter video and a former Aberdeen Performing Arts youth theatre member, updates us on his progress: I will always look back on deciding to join my local […]