The Theatres That Never Closed - article by Victoria Shaskan
Friday 17 July 2020
Victoria Shaskan, Lewisham Youth Theatre's Executive Director, has written an article for Medium about their work across the lockdown with young people aged 8-24.
"These young artists come to our free youth theatre activities each week to work together with people from different areas and backgrounds, different experiences and needs; to express themselves and to create live performances that are often moving, inspirational and push the boundaries of artistic form. Like many of our colleagues who use the arts to empower the most vulnerable in our society, there was never the thought in our minds that we had the option to let them down"