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 term the group are rehearsing a new play by Natalie MacKinnon called Tailspin, which will be performed in June 2017. See more details below.
|Dates:||Fri 3.30-5.30pm 2nd Sep - 9th Dec & 13th Jan - 31st Mar & 21st Apr - 23rd Jun|
|Venue:||Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG|
£98 (Sep-Dec) £96 (Jan-Mar) £88 (Apr-Jun) NB bursaries giving discounts and free places are available.
|What to Bring:||
Loose, comfortable clothes and a bottle of water
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th June at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
Tickets now available, book HERE.
Katie Mitchell: Director
Katie is a freelance Drama Artist providing workshops in devising, new writing and classic texts. Katie is a graduate from Queen Margaret University with a BA (Hons) in Drama and Performance. In 2015 she was Perth Theatre’s Trainee Youth Theatre Director and she currently works as a Drama Assistant with the Macrobert Arts Centre on the New Creative Voices outreach project. She has also worked as an Assistant Director for the Macrobert. Katie also works for Bella’s Adventures, providing drama workshops and entertainment for children. As well as directing our 11-14s youth theatre (Friday group), Katie assists with our 14-18s youth theatre (Monday group) and leads workshops in primary schools for the company’s after school drama outreach programme.
Anna Stewart: Assistant Director
Anna graduated from Edinburgh University in 2011, and went on to train as a drama and English teacher at the Institute of Education in London. After teaching drama and English in London schools for four years, she made the move up to Edinburgh in the summer and now is a drama facilitator for English learners around Edinburgh, as well as volunteering with StrangeTown’s outreach programme in primary schools. She is delighted to have the opportunity to join the 11-14 team and is looking forward to watching everyone’s skills and understanding of theatre develop as they work towards the end of term show!
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