For / With / By: Prime Youth Theatre - Punk Rock
School. The best years of your life. Not.
Exams are hard enough. Adding spots, sex and peer pressure means something's bound to blow. Prime Youth Theatre and a live band present a hilarious and hard-hitting trip to teenage life. Audiences will sit amongst the action on the Wyvern stage.
Prime Theatre has been touring professional productions to theatres and schools since 1986. Prime is specifically committed to children and young people aged 5-25 years. As well as touring productions from its base in Swindon, Prime has large education and outreach programme which includes Prime Youth Theatre.
Prime Youth Theatre develops young actors, writers and technicians aged 5+ through regular workshops, projects and performances. Recent productions include Punk Rock (with a live band and fully integrated British Sign Language), 2046 (a new site-specific commission which featured Sherlock and Dr Who star Mark Gatiss) and The Odyssey in a new adaptation by young writers. Youth Theatre members also appeared in two BBC Wiltshire radio plays available on iplayer including The Wyvern of Wiltshire by Horrible Histories creator Terry Deary. Prime Youth Theatre are also involved in the development of all professional Prime Theatre productions.
As part of Prime Theatre's talent development scheme, members can also assist in the planning and delivery of workshops and projects as well as being part of Prime Ministers: Prime Theatre's Youth Board. All members have the opportunity to earn Arts Award qualifications. Prime Theatre is a Arts Award Good Practice Centre 2017-18. Access to Prime Youth Theatre is heavily subsidised by Arts Council England and Swindon Borough Council with a full grant scheme also available.
For / With By: Festival Of European Youth Theatre is generously supported by Ramps on the Moon, Baron Davenport's Charity and The Golsoncott Foundation.
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