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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 […]

Your Youth Theatre – Stewart McLaren, Mix Up Theatre

Stewart McClaren, Mix Up Theatre

We’re keen to share the experiences, trials, tribulations and success stories of everyone who works in the youth theatre in Scotland. Here’s a post from Stewart McLaren of Mix Up Theatre where he talks about the journey to starting his own successful company and some of the challenges he’s faced along the way: “Hello everyone. My name is Stewart […]

Festival Fever

By Kim Traynor (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

If you haven’t noticed, the summer 2017 Edinburgh Festivals are about to burst into life. We’ve ploughed our way through the mountain of listings and can recommend these performances, workshops and events if you work in youth theatre: PERFORMANCES Start Swimming – Young Vic Taking Part 2 – 13 August Nothing – Theater V 2 – 27 […]