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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 […]

National Festival of Youth Theatre Past and Present: The Deaf & Hearing Ensemble


Groups that have been to the National Festival of Youth Theatre tell us that it “was a genuine game-changer for our young people. It has set their creative ambition alight.” This year (1-4 July 2016) we’re looking forward to welcoming youth theatres from Aberdeen, Argyll, the Highlands, South Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Glasgow, East Lothian and South […]

Fife focal point for youth theatre festival


The Kingdom of Fife is host once again to the annual National Festival of Youth Theatre this July. Young performers and professional artists from Scotland and further afield will meet for a weekend of the best of youth theatre for public and participants to enjoy. Read our full media release below.