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TOURING: Flutter (Previous Project)

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A Fast Forward/Strange Town partnership project

Using theatre to examine the growing problem of youth gambling ‘FLUTTER’ is a peer theatre project that is now on a tour of secondary schools from 4th March – 17th May.




AUDITIONS FOR TOUR OF ‘FLUTTER’ by Duncan Kidd funded by Gambling Aware

Auditions: 2-7pm Friday 25th January

Location: Fast Forward Office, 4 Bernard Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6PP

Please prepare a 3 minute audition piece

You must be available between 25th Feb – 17th May

To book an audition slot contact Steve Small on steve@strangetown.org.uk

This is a paid opportunity



Age group: Actors age 18-25
Dates: Auditions: Friday 25th January. Rehearsals: 25th February- 4th March. Tour: 4th March-17th May
Venue: Auditions: Fast Forward. Rehearsals: TBC. Tour: Secondary Schools in Scotland


Performances will take place between 4th March-17th May in various Secondary Schools in Scotland.

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.

Duncan Kidd: Writer

As a playwright Duncan has worked with Imaginate, Tramway, Active Inquiry, Out of the Blue, Village Pub Theatre, Charioteer Theatre and Piccolo Theatre, Milan.  He has presented a music show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and was the winner of the Rowan Tree Playwriting Competition 2013.

He has extensive experience working with young people aged 8-18 as well as 18-25 and up using a devising process. He has written and developed many scripts for and with children and young people for Strange Town and has worked in many primary schools throughout Scotland.