Performers

The youth theatre strand of AIYF has grown in recent years, and the festival welcomes both local and international performing companies in 2016. Offering both self-devised plays and adaptations, there is something for everyone including musical theatre and scenario-based drama where the audience is immersed in the performance. Look out for shows taking place at the Lemon Tree and Robert Gordon’s College.

Collison Youth Theatre Arts Scotland
READ MORE + READ LESS -
Collision is a collective of Fife-based young theatre makers and is produced by Clara Bloomfield, with support from Tracy McKain. They create work that responds to the everyday and explores the world in which they live. Since its inception in 2013, Collision has presented work at The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Rose Theatre London, Edinburgh International Fringe Festival, the Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme, Glasgow, various theatres across Scotland,... SEE DETAILS »
Jamaica Youth Theatre, Jamaica
READ MORE + READ LESS -
Jamaica Youth Theatre (JYT), comprises of young thespians from across the island each with a burning passion for theatre. JYT creates theatre targeting young people as a means of social change, with a commitment to using Jamaican indigenous forms and popular culture to engage its audience. Over the years, the group has developed its own style of edgy stage and video presentations which it uses... SEE DETAILS »
Encore (USA)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
This High School team hailing from California combines music, dance, acting and circus into entertaining stories with a rock music base. Click here for more information... SEE DETAILS »
La Inestable 21 (Spain)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
La Inestable 21 Theatre Company was set up by the “Aula Municipal de Teatre de Lleida” (Drama School) in 2001 as a pre-professional, educational project. During these years it has enabled teenagers from the city to enjoy an experience which has taken them to the length and breadth of our country to theatres, festivals and competitions, whilst performing the shows at a high artistic level. Broadly... SEE DETAILS »
Dramatic Troop for Artistic Creation (Morocco)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
This ambitious troop, from Tiznit, is composed of actors’ aged between 18 and 24 years old, founded on the basis of brotherhood, sincerity and a desire to succeed in its artistic process. They are also young musicians and do an international cultural exchange tour annually since 2012. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uK0v3F0r0hU[/embed]... SEE DETAILS »
Foreign Language Centre (Russia)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
The Foreign Language Centre are a group keen on introducing foreign languages into staging musicals. They are excited to come to AIYF this year and learn new skills and gain new experiences. Click here for more information... SEE DETAILS »
Ubuntu Movement (South Africa)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
Ubuntu Movement is an organisation designed by 5 youth members to assist the community through artistic services. The Helper – is the name of the production by Ubuntu Movement. The name 'Utnubu' is an anagram adopted from the Nguni’s “Ubuntu” which is a conventional word that means humanity, and precisely this is to spread the notion of togetherness. The word is turned around with a purpose... SEE DETAILS »
Mitchell School of Drama (UK)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
Mitchell School of Drama is based in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire and aims to cultivate an interest in theatre and drama by providing classes for a wide range of abilities and the opportunity to appear in a variety of stage productions. Many past performers from the school have gone on to study drama full time and are now working as actors, directors and in television. MSD have... SEE DETAILS »
Castlegate Theatre Company (UK)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
Castlegate Theatre Company is based at ACT Aberdeen, with many performers having come through Castlegate Juniors before moving to the Senior class. Open to young people aged 16- 25, their work spans theatre and musicals, and the group has been a regular fixture at AIYF for a number of years. This year’s play, The Changeling Child is inspired by Nordic and Scottish folklore, and explores... SEE DETAILS »
Afrika E Ntle Theatre Workshop (South Africa)
READ MORE + READ LESS -
The Africa E Ntle Theatre Workshop was founded in 2003 in Ga-rahkuwa, and currently has 10 members. The organisation’s aim is to create vibrant and active theatre pieces, which contribute to the development of South Africa, both socially and economically. The organisation promotes social stability and contributes to wellness, as well as enhancing overall community development. The group has performed at many local festivals, and... SEE DETAILS »

This site stores cookies. By continuing to view this site you are consenting to our cookie policy.

X