Orkney Islands

A brand new FREE performance project for young people aged 12-25 in Orkney.

6-11 April 2015 @ 9:30am-4:30pm daily

Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall Grammar School, The Meadows, KW15 1QN


Scottish Youth Theatre will be delivering a variety of exciting performance projects in Orkney in April 2015.  Join a team of Scottish Youth Theatre drama and technical specialists for masterclasses in Multimedia Performance and Technical Theatre, plus an intensive 4-day performance course creating a brand new devised performance, to be shared with family and friends on the final day of the project.

No previous experience required - just lots of energy and enthusiasm!


Multimedia Performance Masterclass

Learn how to use multimedia techniques such as projection, animation and film to enhance and complement your performance.

Make text messages your character is sending or receiving appear behind them for the audience to read, insert a short film to allow an insight into a character’s dream, or use music and animation to add a different dimension to your performance. Through this fun and interactive masterclass, get creative and try out various techniques while learning new skills to create your own exciting piece of multimedia performance. 

Technical Theatre Masterclass

Ever wondered how to make it rain on stage, carpets fly or genies appear?  Now’s your chance to find out! Come and learn about the magic behind some of theatre’s most amazing illusions in this masterclass. Create your very own "Show in a Day" and discover the tricks of the trade exploring set and costume design, lighting and sound design, and stage management.

Using props, costume, staging, lighting and sound you will create your very own "Show in a Day".

4 Day Performance Course

A fun and exciting performance course working with theatre arts specialists from Scottish Youth Theatre. Create a brand new devised performance, to be shared with family and friends in the Orkney Theatre on the final day of the project.

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