Dye in the Goldfish Bowl

The inaugural Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble present the world premiere of their first ever performance.

Created by Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble with David Cosgrove and Mary McCluskey

In a seemingly ordinary warehouse, a group of strangers have been assembled and detained.

Will they remain united against the dividing force of authority?

Dye in the Goldfish Bowl is a piece influenced by the world inhabited by the young theatre-makers who form the Ensemble.

The company of 21 young people aged 16 – 25 were selected from over 140 applicants. Since their recruitment in March 2017, the National Ensemble has met on a monthly basis to work with top theatre practitioners including Frantic Assembly. During this time they have explored a range of theatre practice including movement, dance, writing and directing.

In the 4 weeks preceding the performance, they are working intensively with the assistance of guest tutors plus BAFTA winning writer David Cosgrove and SYT Artistic Director Mary McCluskey to develop a site-specific performance in this found venue.

Recommended age suitability 14+. Contains strong language, scenes of physical abuse and incidents of gunfire.

Venue and Booking Information

Tue 1 – Sat 5 August 2017, 8pm.  Additional 2pm performance on Sat 

Tue 1 and Sat 5 (eve) August is currently fully booked.

Tickets £12 -book here

Please note - as capacity is very limited we strongly advise booking in advance.

Venue: Simon Community Scotland Warehouse, Reidvale Street, Dennistoun, G31 1SZ

Venue is situated right next to Bellgrove Train Station. Trains run at regular intervals from Glasgow Queen Street - journey time 6 minutes. If you are planning on walking to the venue then it is a 25 minute walk from the city centre.

This is a site-specific performance presented in a venue which has kindly been donated by Simon Community Scotland. After our performance, the charity will use the venue to collect, collate and distribute much needed supplies and essentials for people experiencing homelessness.

To donate visit www.simonscotland.org

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