Out of the Blue
We have three groups for 11-14s. This group works closely with our team of writers, developing and performing new plays at venues such as the Scottish Storytelling Centre. This group recently performed The Knight of the Burning Pestle, adapted by Rebekah King. From January 2019 they will be working towards a performance of a new play by Diane Stewart.
|Dates:||Fridays 3.30-5.30pm: 30th August - 6th December 2019|
|Venue:||Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG|
£105 per term NB bursaries giving discounts and free places are available.
|What to Bring:||
Loose, comfortable clothes and a bottle of water
This group will be rehearsing a re-working of Cindy by Amy Drummond that will be performed at the Netherbow Theatre, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh in December 2019. Watch this space for more details.
Ellen Shand: Director
Ellen graduated from Queen Margaret University in Drama and Performance. She has been a part of youth theatre groups from a young age, including Aberdeen Youth Music Theatre and YMT: UK. Her professional experience includes the Fringe 2014 run of Trainspotting with In Your Face Theatre.
She currently leads Strange Town’s 11-14s youth theatre group at Out of the Blue and leads workshops in primary schools, as part of our after school drama outreach programme. Ellen says “Working on new plays with such talented and engaged young people in a multi-arts space is a unique opportunity and lots of fun!”
James Beagon: Assistant Director
Since 2014, he has been producing plays with his own Edinburgh company Aulos Productions, including the award-winning productions First Class (2014) and Gobland for the Goblins! (2017)
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