Performances

As Scotland’s Youth Theatre development organisation, we aim to help grow audiences and spread the word about the brilliant work taking place all across Scotland. On this page you will find a list of upcoming performances by young artists or for young audiences.

If you would like to send details of an upcoming performance by your company please submit your event to YTAS using the online Submit Event form.


What Gives Me Strength

3, 6 Aug 2018
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Free – no ticket required
Knightswood Community Centre
Alderman Road
Glasgow
G13 3DD

Ignite Theatre presents ‘What Gives Me Strength’. This piece brings together an incredible cast mixing experienced performers with inspiring young people from challenging backgrounds who have made Glasgow their home.

For the first time, the company is sharing it’s work with an international audience. Using lived experience, they have devised a show mixing physical energy and emotional power. It fuses a soundtrack of words and music into a dynamic piece of ensemble theatre celebrating resilience and hope.

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Tell Us Who We Are, featuring all four Scottish National Youth Performing Arts Companies

7-9 Aug 2018
8:00PM – 9:30PM
£5 + bf
Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs
Glasgow
G1 1NQ

For the first time, the National Youth Choir of Scotland, National Youth Orchestras of Scotland, Scottish Youth Theatre and YDance (Scottish Youth Dance) collaborate to present this new commission for Festival 2018

In Tell Us Who We Are, the young people question and explore who they are as millennials within society. Through the prism of war, they contrast their lives to all of the young people who have lived in the century following the end of World War One. They have all the world’s information they could ever need at the touch of a button but now, in the Year of Young People, they want to know what the world thinks of them and if they’re voice is being heard.

Featuring performance, dance and new music, the young cast will be joined by a 40 strong choir and a community cast to inhabit the whole space of the iconic Old Fruitmarket venue. Working with arts professionals, the collective has developed this piece to reflect, represent and celebrate the voice of young people today.

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Junction 25 and Theater an der Parkaue: 1,210km

10, 11 Aug 2018
7:30PM – 9:30PM
Tramway
Albert Drive
Glasgow
G41 2PE

1,210 km is an explosive new show that will inspire, question and provoke. Award winning young performance companies, Junction 25 from Glasgow and Theatre an der Parkaue from Berlin, explore ideas of cross-cultural identity, connection and belonging as they ask the question ‘what is the space between us?

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