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 a new play by Natalie MacKinnon called Tailspin. From September 2017 they will be working on a Panto with a twist to be performed in December, for more information, see below.
|Dates:||Fri 3.30-5.30pm 1st Sep - 8th Dec & 12th Jan - 23rd Mar & 21st Apr - 23rd Jun|
|Venue:||Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG|
£97 (Sep-Dec) £97 (Jan-Mar) £97 (Apr-Jun) NB bursaries giving discounts and free places are available.
|What to Bring:||
Loose, comfortable clothes and a bottle of water
Pantasia, by Amy Drummond, will be performed at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 8th and 9th December at 7pm. For tickets click here.
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 assists with Strange Town’s 8-10s 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