Act Out Youth Theatre Summer Project 2022: PERFORMING, EMOTION & RESILIENCE

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  • Time & Place: 9TH – 11TH August @ Solstice Arts Centre, Navan – 10.30-16.00 each day.
  • Cost: €90
  • Lead Facilitators: Anthony Kinahan (Artistic Director) & Mark O’Reilly (Ass. AD)
  • Places are limited & open to new & existing members (aged 14+). Previous Performance  Training/Experience is advantageous. Email actoutmeath@gmail.com to express interest.


Act Out Youth Theatre are delighted to announce their 3 Day Summer Project for 2022 – PERFORMING, EMOTION & RESILIENCE – in the Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, from 9th-11th August.

Over the course of the 3 days, participants will have an opportunity to hone their performance skills by exploring various acting methods & storytelling techniques through emotions.

There will be a special emphasis placed on nurturing emotional well-being, which should help the participants become more resilient performers, as well as providing beneficial coping mechanisms that can be used in your everyday life.


The fee is €90 for the 3 days (with a copy of a useful acting technique book included in the price)

Express your interest by emailing actoutmeath@gmail.com ASAP.

Places are limited.


Quote from AOYT AD Anthony Kinahan:

“Act Out Youth Theatre are excited about this new summer project which will give young people the opportunity to explore different acting methods in workshops facilitated by the Act Out team & some guest experts in the field.  We’re also particularly proud of this programme as it will support young people to become more resilient with some really useful emotional awareness techniques.”



Act Out Youth Theatre is now accepting new registrations for September 2022.

If you’re a young person in the Meath area (of secondary school age) interested in learning more about theatre, performing or expressing yourself in artistic ways, then email actoutmeath@gmail.com – expressing your preference for workshops in Navan or Dunshaughlin – and you will be added to the Act Out YT Waiting List.

For more information, check out the Act Out Youth Theatre Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ActOutYT/, Twitter @ActOutYT & Insta @ActOutYT


More 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 & deLIBERATIONs) 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 educational, 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 6pm 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) & Assistant AD Mark O’Reilly (Actor/Director; Melia Theatre Company).

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