May 20, 2018

We, Vasiliki and Sandra, go to the Youth Center every Thursday from 13:30-15:30 to deliver drama workshops. These workshops end in June 2018.

The structure of these workshop could loosely be defined in three parts:
The first art are warm up exercises for the mind and th...

March 1, 2017

As part of our week-end of plays and workshops (NT Connections KIldare) we are hosting an information clinic for all those interested in setting up a youth theatre in the county. It is also for those who are already running a youth theatre and who would like informatio...

January 31, 2017

19th - 22nd January 2017

Rogaland Teater, Stavanger

It was an absolute pleasure to be invited to Stavanger in Norway by the Rogaland Teater from 19th to 22nd January. Director Peter Hussey and actors Caolán Dundon and Evan Lynch attended the pemiere of Rogaland Youth The...

November 30, 2016

Lille Northern France and Belgium

Kildare Youth Theatre once again travelled to Lille to take part in TeeNEXTers 2016, an annual gathering of European young people hosted by Théâtre Le Grand Bleu as part of the NEXT Arts Festival

Peter Hussey was one of 7 EU theatre-ma...

November 4, 2016

Kildare Youth Theatre were invited to Bad Lippspringe in Germany from 7th - 10th October 2016 as guests of the Town Twinning Committee (Newbridge is twinned with Bad Lippspringe since 1997). The young people performed red-nose clown sketches on the streets, at the laun...

September 20, 2016

Some years ago I realised that the profile and personality of our youth theatre members had changed significantly over the past decade. Instead of attracting the eccentric young person, the one who was ‘born to perform’, or the generally extroverted boy or girl, we wer...

August 3, 2016

This exciting new programme will use a variety of art, mainly drama and writing, to explore aspects of identity and gender. Anyone can join, and it's free.

The programme will culminate in a new performance at the end of May or June 2017 - a show that uses first-person...

May 5, 2016

Watch this short film about our Erasmus+ funded training course in Valencia earlier this year.

October 1, 2015

Generator: ​Youth Drama Facilitation for Young Leaders

Sunday 14th – Sunday 21st February 2016

Our next international project is an exciting training course we've organised  for February. Generator is a training programme for young and emerging theatre artists who are le...

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