Act Out Youth Theatre – New Registrations open for In-Person, Weekly Workshops in Navan & Dunshaughlin 2021/2022
After 18 months of upheaval & online workshops, Act Out Youth Theatre is delighted to announce they are now accepting New Registrations for In-Person, Weekly Workshops for the 2021/2022 year:
- Dunshaughlin – Monday evenings from 18:30-20:00 – starting from 27th September.
- Navan – Tuesday evenings from 18:00-19:30 – starting from 28th September @ the Solstice Arts Centre.
Young people in the Meath area of secondary school age, who are interested in learning more about theatre, performing or expressing yourself in artistic ways, can email firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, DOB, their parent/guardian’s email and contact number & their preferred workshop location – Navan or Dunshaughlin – and they will be put on the waiting list.
Places are limited & all current COVID-19 guidelines will be adhered to in consultation with the Solstice Arts Centre, Dunshaughlin Pastoral Centre, Youth Theatre Ireland & the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth.
Fees are €160 for the whole year (payable either upfront or in 2 instalments of €80 by early October & another €80 in the New Year).
Quote from AOYT AD Anthony Kinahan:
“Act Out Youth Theatre have responded to the current challenges of COVID-19 restrictions by being as flexible & adaptable as possible.
We are proud to say our weekly workshops & other projects, have continued to operate quite successfully over Zoom for the majority of the last 18 months, but we are now very excited to get back into the space together.
We are delighted to be re-opening our weekly workshops to young people in the Meath area aged 13+.”
More Info about Act Out Youth Theatre:
Established in October 2017, Act Out Youth Theatre’s remit is to create quality theatre experiences with young people (13+) in the Meath area. We are a not-for-profit charity, partnered with Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co Meath & partnered & supported by Meath County Council Arts Office.
We are also a proud member of the Irish youth theatre community and affiliated to Youth Theatre Ireland. In the last few years, the members of Act Out have produced original, acclaimed plays (Inception & PROJECTions) in the Solstice Arts Centre; Stormed the Púca Festival; Had workshops with national experts, like Meath’s own playwright Deirdre Kinahan (The Unmanageable Sisters; Rathmines Road) & Casting Director Louise Kiely (Sing Street; Normal People); Participated in week-long residentials in Kilkenny with youth theatres from all around the country; Had various theatre-trips and much more … & all this on top of usual weekly workshops.
We provide an annual programme of activities, responding to the needs & interests of the young people, & we pride ourselves on our ethos of accessibility, diversity & inclusion.
Our main objective is to nurture the education, social & personal competencies of our young people ensuring our activities are of benefit to the community, in so far as our work reflects local issues & community needs.
We aim to foster partnerships within the community & to advance the arts, culture & heritage of the area with young people at the helm.
Usually our workshops run every Monday at 6.30pm in Dunshaughlin & every Tuesday 2 workshops in the Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, at 6pm & 7.30pm.
Artistic Director, Anthony Kinahan (Actor/Theatre-maker; Red Rock; Kin; Conversations with Friends)