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11-14s: Performance (Previous Project)

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Enjoy a week of impro comedy!  Develop your funny bones by learning all about improvisation in the style of Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Theatresports, culminating in a comedy performance on Friday afternoon.  Have fun with different improvisation games and techniques, pitting your wittiness against your fellow funny participants.  Come and create some comedy gold!


Age group: 11-14
Dates: Mon 11th-Fri 15th July 2016 9am-4pm
Venue: Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG



£130 (NB bursaries giving discounted and free places are available) BOOK NOW

What to Bring:

Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water. Please also bring a packed lunch and snacks unless you would prefer to buy from the Out of the Blue cafe.


Fri 15th July 3.00pm: Out of the Blue Rehearsal Studio

Staff Members

Catherine Exposito: Director

Catherine is a workshop facilitator, theatre director and co-founder of Some Company productions. She obtained a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Acting and English from Edinburgh Napier University in 2015. Her theatre company Some Company Productions produced Dead Letter Office, a new play written by Catherine and her writing partner Marli Siu as part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2015.  Catherine completed the Traverse Theatre’s Young Writers Group course in 2014 and is currently a member of their directors group. She was also the marketing and crowd funding officer for Scottish Feature Film ‘And Violet’ in 2015.  Catherine has worked for many companies throughout her training including: Scottish Youth Theatre, Cumbernauld Youth Theatre, Blazing Hyena, Trig Point Theatre, Asteria Theatre, 1 in 100 theatre company, The Acting Scene and Good Well Films.  As well as leading Strange Town’s 11-14s improv comedy group, she leads after school drama for the company at Royal Mile Primary.

Josephine Dennehy: Assistant Director

Josephine graduated in 2014 with a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies from University College Cork, Ireland, with a year spent studying abroad in Paris. She has worked extensively in theatre production on both an amateur and professional level. She has previously worked with young people as a drama instructor at various summer camps in Cork and with the Cork School of Music Youth Theatre. She currently assists with Strange Town’s 11-14s youth theatre at Out of the Blue and the 8-10s and 11-14s youth theatre groups at the Calton Centre.

What People Say

"We made up a very funny play and put on a great show at the end of the week that my family came to see and they loved it."

2015 Summer Performance project participant