Regional Youth Theatre Festival: Newcastle

Venue

Northern Stage - North East

Date & Time

Saturday 2 May 2020 at 10:30 - 17:30

Tickets

Please check back soon for when tickets will be released for this event.

Topic

Youth Opportunity

*PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE CIRCUMATCNES AROUND CORONAVIRUS THIS EVENT WILL BE POSTPOTED UNTIL HOPEFULLY AUGUST*

 

Regional Youth Theatre Festival

Northern Stage, Newcastle

2nd May 2020

£15 per person

£10 if your organisation is a member of NAYT.

 

The day is open to Youth Theatres and their young people aged 11-18.

Registration, warm-ups and welcomes from 10.30am and workshops run 11.30-1pm and 4-5.30pm with a free ticket to see the 2pm matinee performance of Where Do We Go Now?  Devised and performed by Northern Stage Young Company, it is a bold new theatre event exploring our world and where we find ourselves in 2020 with words in motion and live music.  More info here.

 

Youth Theatre leaders come free, but please note are responsible for young people travelling to/from the event and across the breaks. Workshops will be divided by age, so 11-14s and 15-18s take part in separate workshops.

 

Workshops options include

 

FORUM THEATRE

Interested in how theatre can change the world?  This workshop is an introduction to Forum Theatre, a highly accessible, fun and direct way of working. Forum Theatre explores how we might achieve a different outcome for the character(s) experiencing challenges or facing barriers in the story.  Led by Rosa Stourac McCreery, a theatre and circus performer, director and facilitator based in the North East of England.

 

PERFORMANCE POETRY

This workshop unpacks the art of performance poetry, playing with language and ideas to produce exciting new writing.  Fused with performance skills, learn how to deliver punchy poems as well as working together to produce a collaborative fusion poem of everyone’s ideas and voices. Led by slam-winning poet Henry Raby.  Henry is a play-wright, spoken word artist and gig host, published by Burning Eye Books

 

DANCE & MOVEMENT

Gateway Studio focuses on designing, promoting and delivering a dance.  They also work nationally with our partners, such as Phoenix Dance in Leeds, Belgrade Theatre in Coventry and have professional links internationally.