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Work with professional artists to create new theatre. Forge friendships, build confidence and learn skills.


Actors' Agency

Strange Town Agency represents some of the most exciting acting talent currently emerging from Scotland.


New Writing

We produce new writing, working with emerging writers who create plays for our young performers.


From the Blog

  • He loves being part of Strange Town and the plays, friendships and experiences that it offers. Leslie Dible, parent
  • You bring excellence and inclusion together and provide such quality opportunities for the young people to perform new writing on a great platform, without any barriers to participation. Jen Smith, director
  • The children we work with in our inner city area with multiple challenges, really benefit from Strange Town after-school drama. It allows them to become confident speaking in front of others, solving problems in groups and teams and performing to audiences. It gives them a sense of achievement and pride in what they have overcome to speak and perform confidently. Colin McLean, Headteacher
  • I want to do acting as a career and this was a good first step into the business. Youth Theatre member
  • Without performing with Strange Town I doubt I would've been able to achieve a lot of what I have since. Youth Theatre member
  • I love youth theatre; Strange Town does it in the style that suits me best - I've met some of my best friends here. Youth Theatre member
  • Acting allows me to experience lives that aren't my own and that excites me. Youth Theatre member
  • My Strange Town experience has equipped me with skills that I will use throughout my life and has given me the confidence and determination to want to continue working within the creative industry. Amy McVicar, Young Company member
  • A model of youth theatre that really works. The Scotsman
  • My involvement with Strange Town as a young actor is without doubt a big reason for my desire to go on to train as a professional actor. The chance to work with emerging young writers on new pieces of work, has been wonderful. The encouragement and opportunities for development which Strange Town has provided I will always be grateful for. Without them I am not sure that I would be going to drama school. Ben Clifford, previous Young Company member