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Theatre
11-14s: Fridays

This group is currently full, please contact admin@strangetown.org.uk to be added to the waiting list.

Photos below by Andy Catlin

Details

Age group: 11-14
Dates: Fridays 3.30-5.30pm: 18th September- 27th November 2020
Venue: Online sessions on Zoom
Prices:

£100 for the term NB bursaries giving discounts and free places are available.

What to Bring:

Loose, comfortable clothes and a bottle of water

Staff Members

Ellen Shand: Director

Ellen is a freelancer who has been working with Strange Town since 2015. Since then she has directed several plays for the Friday 11-14’s Youth Theatre, delivered After School Drama workshops, led holiday projects and even choreographed a flashmob! Her most recent work as an ASPIRE Drama Artist with Dundee Rep Theatre and Dundee City Council involved delivering drama workshops for Nursery to P7. Ellen is also a singer and actress, playing regular gigs and performing in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; including Strange Town’s production, A Field of Our Own.

Bradley Cannon: Assistant Director

Bradley graduated with a BA (Hons) Drama and Performance from the University of Highlands and Islands in 2016, specialising in gender and sexuality on the stage. Bradley was one of the original members of Strange Town when it began back in 2008 and spent four years with the youth theatre before going on to university in Glasgow.

Bradley has performed in various theatres across Scotland since then including The Lyceum, The Traverse, Platform Glasgow, East Kilbride Village Theatre and Eden Court. Other work includes being a performer in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Commonwealth games in Glasgow in 2014  and making a documentary for the BBC (Edinburgh Stories 2012).

Bradley returned to Strange Town in 2017 as a volunteer and assisted on two 14-18s shows that year – Friday, October 13th (Leith Theatre) and The Darkness or Else the Light (Traverse Theatre). He is now leading after school drama as well as assisting with the youth theatre.

What People Say

"I wanted my daughter to have an opportunity to gain confidence and increase skills. She is enjoying coming to drama and looks forward to it each week."

Parent of Youth Theatre member

"The highlight of my week!"

Youth Theatre member
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