Fri 4 Nov 2022: 10:00AM
Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

Creative Concepts: Show Starters

Venue: Drill Hall, Out of the Blue, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG
Prices: YTAS Members £15; non-members £40

Join YTAS and NTS Dramaturg Rosie Kellagher for a workshop designed to help practitioners generate material and ideas for performance.

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Show Starters is great for anyone whose workshops result in performances big or small!

In this session you will work with Rosie to investigate methods of practice to turn material into performance-worthy concepts, and your workshops into rehearsal spaces. Rosie will introduce you to her dramaturgical practice and share some simple tips and tricks for turning that lightbulb idea into a concept and then into a show.

The YTAS sector training programme is supported by funding from the Gannochy Trust and Creative Scotland. Bursaries are available to any YTAS Member who requires financial support in order to attend one of our training courses, and will cover any fees associated with the training.

Meet the Facilitator: Rosie Kellagher

Rosie Kellagher is Dramaturg at National Theatre of Scotland and has previously worked as Literary Associate at the Traverse, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, and Live Theatre in Newcastle. As a freelance dramaturg and director, she has made work for both theatre and radio with companies including the Traverse, Soho Theatre, the BBC, Vanishing Point, Dance City, Live Theatre, the Arcola and Riksteatern, Sweden and collaborated on projects theatrical, aural, and academic with writers from Iran, Canada, and across the EU.

Who is this for?

Practitioners: For those on the front line of creative delivery. Training that is for ‘practitioners’ is for anyone who engages directly with young people in the creative process.


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