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Theatre (Performance)
11-14s: Fridays

The Friday 11-14s is one of our two performance groups for members at the end of primary school and the beginning of secondary school. The group performs a newly-written script by some of the best up-and-coming playwrights in Scotland twice per year, once in December and once in June.

Are there currently spaces available? No. Please sign-up to our waiting list to be kept informed about spaces for September 2024.

Location: Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street

Term 1:
Friday 12th January – 22nd March 2024 (Half-term 16th Feb, no session)
Term 2:
Friday 19th April – 21st June 2024
Performance Dates:
Friday 7th & Saturday 8th June

Class Times: 3.30-5.30pm (2 hours)

Term Fee: £115 per term

Free and discounted places are available. Please visit our Access Fund – Bursaries page for more information.

For more information, please contact james@strangetown.org.uk

Photos below by Tom Duffin, Andy Catlin and Charlie Park-Long.



Age group: 11-14
Dates: 3.30-5.30pm: Friday 12th January - 22nd March 2024 (Half-term 16th Feb, no session) & Friday 19th April - 21st June 2024
Venue: Face-to-Face sessions at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street

£110 for the term NB bursaries giving discounts and free places are available.

What to Bring:

Loose, comfortable clothes and a bottle of water

Staff Members

Amy Wilson

Director: Friday 11-14s & Assistant Director: Tuesday 14-18s

Amy is a theatre maker, performer and youth arts facilitator. She graduated with BA(hons) Dance and Drama from Kingston University and Edinburgh College in 2020, during which she completed a placement with Strange Town. Amy is passionate about working with children and young people and has worked extensively as an Associate Artist with Firefly Arts and has worked freelance with At the Root and Scottish Youth Theatre. Amy enjoys using theatre as means to learn more about the world in which we live and often uses movement as means of narrative within both devised performance and text-based productions.

Ellie Duncan

Assistant Director: Friday 11-14s

Ellie is a Scottish theatre-maker, facilitator and performer, who graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) in Drama and Dance with Kingston University and Edinburgh College in 2023.

Ellie has been involved in the industry from a very young age and has experience and training in both Film and Stage. Ellie is fascinated about moments of history and implementing that into her work. In 2023, she wrote and co-directed her own show ‘The Fool’ which was set in the regency era and performed in The Voodoo Rooms.

Ellie enjoys exploring theatre through improvisation and play and strives to create work that activates the voice of young people, whilst having a lot of fun in the process.

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!"

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