News & Inspiration

Save the Date! Interchange 2019


In 2019 Youth Theatre Arts Scotland will present Interchange – Scotland’s professional development and networking event for those who use drama and theatre in their work with young people. The event will be held at Perth Theatre from 15-17 March, 2019. The overall theme of the event will be based around the statement ‘young people […]

Response to Scottish Governments’ Draft Strategy for Culture


In September Youth Theatre Arts Scotland submitted a response to the Scottish Governments’ Draft Strategy for Culture. You can read the draft for consultation here: Below is a copy of Youth Theatre Arts Scotland’s response: Youth Theatre Arts Scotland’s response to the Draft Culture Strategy    

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 […]

Day of the Region 2018

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This September, Youth Theatre Arts Scotland are celebrating the youth theatre community of Dumfries & Galloway as part of Day of the Region with some brilliant events and performances happening 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 […]