News & Inspiration

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 […]

Glasgow > Berlin > 1,210 Kilometers

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This August YTAS member Junction 25 are premiering 1,210 Kilometers, a co-production with Berlin’s Theatre an der Parkaue. The work will premiere at Tramway in Glasgow as part of Festival 2018, the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships and will then tour to Theater an der Parkaue in Berlin in autumn 2018. We […]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Highlights

This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe has a mere 3,934 shows squished into the programme (!),  all jostling for your attention and attendance, plus over 100 learning and engagement events at Fringe Central.  So where do you start? If the idea of this much choice is making you hyperventilate, don’t panic – we’ve got you covered. The team at YTAS have put […]

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 […]

Statement on Scottish Youth Theatre’s announcement to cease operations

Scottish Youth Theatre

Scottish Youth Theatre is one of Youth Theatre Arts Scotland’s largest and longest standing Members. We were disappointed to hear the news last week that they expect to cease operations this summer. As the national company, this would represent a considerable loss for the youth theatre sector. Youth Theatre Arts Scotland’s role as the national […]