Regional Youth Theatre Festivals

Each festival is different but is usually a day-long event and is packed with workshops and performances for young people from youth theatre’s across the hosts' region. 

Youth theatre practitioners have the opportunity to watch and discuss each others productions and to share ideas and problems. As well as celebrating young peoples achievements, the RYTFs are a fantastic opportunity for young peoples' training and development.

This space is for updates from festival organisers. In 2017 partners are planning 4 Regional Youth Theatre Festivals in Cheshire, Nottingham, Portsmouth, and Stowmarket. Keep an eye on festival dates and what they offer. If you would like to know more about how you might create your own Regional Youth Theatre Festival for 2018 contact [email protected]

Get details about the East Midlands RYTF happening on 17th June 2017.

 

RTG Online: Verbatim Bootcamp (LUNG Theatre)

RTG Online: Verbatim Bootcamp (LUNG Theatre)

10 Aug

11-12.30pm: LUNG are a campaign-led theatre company working closely with different communities to make verbatim plays and hidden voices heard.

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RTG Online: Exploring Your Inclusive Approach

RTG Online: Exploring Your Inclusive Approach

11 Aug

1-2.30pm: Join us for a creative conversation exploring ways in which to embed a more fluid, inclusive mindset and approach into our theatre practice with diverse groups of young people. Through a variety of playful provocations, reflective exercises and a facilitated group discussion we will unpick what inclusion means to us as individuals, where our existing biases and assumptions lie, and how we then use this self-awareness and understanding to empower spaces and groups we work with.

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Making Interactive/Game Theatre (Hidden Track)

Making Interactive/Game Theatre (Hidden Track)

12 Aug

1.30-3pm. This session, for facilitators who want to explore making interactive theatre with their young people, will cover how to define interactive and game-theatre

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RTG Online: Performance Poetry for young people (Leyla Josephine)

RTG Online: Performance Poetry for young people (Leyla Josephine)

13 Aug

2-4pm: This workshop for practitioners will offer practical writing exercises for young people, dissecting and exploring their world. It will give participants useful tools in writing and allowing young people to find their poetic voice.

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RTG Online Webinar: Platforming young voices

RTG Online Webinar: Platforming young voices

14 Aug

How do we respond to ensure young people’s radical voices are heard and that our work tells their urgent truths?

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RTG Online Webinar: Mental heath in Youth Theatre

RTG Online Webinar: Mental heath in Youth Theatre

14 Aug

This webinar will discuss what young people might be going through under lockdown, and how Youth Theatre can support them. Panellists include mental health experts and drama-therapists.

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Big Youth Theatre Quiz

Big Youth Theatre Quiz

14 Aug

To celebrate the community and connectivity across the Youth Theatre sector, we're running a fun-filled quiz, open to individuals or teams!

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