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Opportunities for children in local theatre project

November 3, 2014 by


Children to participate in 1d Tenement Opera As you may know, we are developing a couple of street scenes in the 1d Tenement Opera which include young children. Altogether we need six children and some of you have already said that your children are interested in participating. If anyone else has children who are interested […]

Dancing the weekend away

October 24, 2014 by


YDance? Ynot! Three of Edinburgh’s top youth dance groups are leaping to new heights this weekend as they participate in Scotland’s leading event for youth dance development – Connections.  The event is delivered by YDance, Scotland’s national youth dance organisation, and is the only event of its kind in the country.  The groups – Broughton […]

For one night only – Lockerbie: Lost Voices at North Edinburgh Arts

October 24, 2014 by


Friday 31 October: Lockerbie, Lost Voices comes to North Edinburgh Arts  “They may have silenced us, but there will be others, at first a few, then hundreds, thousands, millions…” from Lockerbie – Lost Voices. The Elements World Theatre, an Edinburgh-based new writing company, launches the Scotland tour of Lockerbie – Lost Voices, that premiered to […]

Desperately seeking Coalhouse!

October 17, 2014 by


A-Team need a Coalhouse, can you help? A-Team Productions, a not-for-profit youth musical theatre organisation based in North Edinburgh, are desperately seeking a young man to play the lead character Coalhouse in their 2015 run of ‘Ragtime the musical’. A-Team’s chairman Sean Quinn explained: “We are looking out for a black male between the ages 16-22 […]

PYCP’s Gig Group to stage referendum sketch show

September 13, 2014 by


Pilton Youth & Children’s Project (PYCP) Gig Group is staging a drama sketch show about democracy and the independence referendum next week. Yes? No? Maybe So!! takes place in The Greenhouse on Tuesday (16 September) at 6.45pm. Tickets are only 50p, and all proceeds go to a charity of the young people’s choosing – but hurry […]

Look who’s talking: Blabbermouth line-up revealed

September 10, 2014 by


The National Theatre of Scotland reveals stellar Blabbermouth line-up  The National Theatre of Scotland has revealed the latest details of contributors to Blabbermouth, a unique twelve-hour event to celebrate Scotland’s contribution to world literature which will be performed on the eve of the Referendum.   Leading Scottish actors, Peter Mullan, Alex Norton, Colin McCredie, Douglas […]

Award-winning theatre company seeks young performers

September 6, 2014 by


Creative Electric Young Company are creating a new piece of theatre, Flux, and are looking to cast young performers aged 16-22yrs. Flux noun 1. a flowing or flow. 2. continuous change, passage, or movement: 3. a performance by Creative Electric which is subject to change, is yet unknown! Creative Electric is a critically acclaimed, award winning company who […]

Theatre Project meeting reminder

August 6, 2014 by


I hope you are having a lovely Summer! This is just a wee reminder that there is an open meeting for everyone who is interested in participating in the amazing 1d Tenement Opera project, on Thursday 14 August at 11am at North Edinburgh Arts. I attach the flyer once again (below) and please forward this […]

Cashback: creating opportunities in the arts

July 19, 2014 by


Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop joined young filmmakers, musicians and dancers who are developing their career skills thanks to the confiscated funds from criminal activity. Over the last three years £2.25 million has been invested in CashBack for Creativity, providing over 15,000 opportunities for young people in Scotland to participate in […]

Gypsy Brae goes techno-colour!

July 7, 2014 by


Spot the strange goings-on on Gypsy Brae on Saturday? It was Scotland’s first Holi One Colour Festival – (no, I don’t know either!) Apparently the festival is inspired by the ancient Indian spring festival of colours, but has nothing to do with religion – instead, it’s about music, performance arts and a very colourful – […]