2020 Shakespeare Production: Romeo & Juliet

(Click the picture to see the Riverbank booking) Date: Wednesday 6th May at 19:00 | Thursday 7th May at 12:00 and 19:00 | Friday 8th May at 12:00 and 19:00 Place: Riverbank Theatre, Newbridge. Tickets: €10 / Students and Concessions €6 This is the third time Kildare Youth Theatre has produced Romeo and Juliet since 2003. This time our lead performers are the same age as the play’s main characters. This makes for shocking viewing when you see a 13 and 17-year-old enact the desperate events of the play. Our youth theatre is unique in working with second level students by taking them through a seven-month rehearsal period to stage the play that many of them are studying in school. The performer

Drama For Youth Work: Symposium

Crooked House Theatre has partnered with Asociación Juvenil Teatral ON&OFF, from Spain, and BiondekBühne Baden, from Austria, to develop free online drama resources for youth workers across Europe. The project, called Drama for Youth Work, (more information can be found on our website) is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport in Europe. We created 45 videos of drama activities which can be used to explore a range of topics relevant to youth work such as gender, social inclusion, freedom, diversity, equality and multiculturalism. The videos will be accompanied by detailed descriptions of each activity, and an online handbook for all users. We are delighted

Senior Ensemble Presents: Queen's County - Act of Oblivion III

(Click the picture to see the Riverbank booking) Date: 28th - 29th February 2020 Time: 8:00 p.m Place: Riverbank, Newbridge. Tickets: €10 / €8 concession / €5 for Kildare Youth Theatre Member Queen’s County draws inspiration from the fist trialled plantations operated by the English crown in Ireland, in the 16th century, in the counties of Laois and Offaly. The one in Laois became known as Queen’s County. This devised play explores displacement and alienation through the lens of young people’s experience today, and includes episodes on commuting, rural isolation, strangeness and belonging, in one character’s surreal train journey through County Laois en route home from Electric Picnic. The p

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