This is a joint project with theatre company ACTive INquiry and Out of the Blue. Following on from the huge success of the collaborative Gretna 100 Project in 2015, Tales from the Hanging Captain was performed at Leith Festival in June and at Forest Fringe in August 2016 and The Waves on the Seas was performed in 2017.
|Venue:||Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG|
|What to Bring:||
Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water.
Steve Small: Creative Director
Steve has worked with young people in theatre for 25 years. He was Associate Director for Scottish Youth Theatre, Head of Education at the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh where he created the Education Department and founded the award winning Lyceum Youth Theatre and was Associate Director, Education & Community, at Dundee Rep. Since founding Strange Town he has directed numerous plays including Teach Me which was shortlisted for the Scottish Arts Club Edinburgh Guide Scottish Theatre Award in 2012. Other work includes; The National Theatre of Scotland, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Edinburgh College, Queen Margaret University College, Moray House, BBC Scotland, Aberdeen Council and he has led workshops in Norway and Japan.
What People Say
"The work we have devised has come from the participants, and has really impacted the audiences. It's helped me to learn how to work with people who have a different approach to their performance."Young Company member
"I really enjoy all the different ideas that come out of it, all the different personalities make it so much more interesting. I also think that even though it is a wide variety of ages, this helps with the knowledge and I have learnt a lot from them all; basically I just love it!"Young Company member