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PERFORMANCE: World Mental Health Day Monologues

We were invited to take part in #ThriveFest for World Mental Health day this year, organised by Thrive Edinburgh.

Strange Town creative director Steve Small commissioned six emerging playwrights to write a monologue about the effects of the lockdown on young people aged 16-25. Working alongside Media Education and six young actors from Strange Town Young Company the results are moving, quirky and uplifting.

#ThriveFest is made up of a number of events, you can read more about them and book them individually by clicking here.

Or click here to book a FREE ticket for our performance.

Details

Dates: Saturday 10th October 3.30-4.15 (as part of a day of other events)
Venue: Online - details will be sent after you have booked a ticket
Prices:

FREE

Staff Members

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.

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