Greetings from Skellefteå! – An update on part two of our Swedish Exchange from Youth Theatre members

  A quick update (in-between theatre making, storytelling, snow fights and warming meals) from two Youth Theatre members on what they’ve been up to during part two of their exchange with Västerbottensteatern British/Swedish Culture & Weather Mark   Greetings from Skellefteå! All is well and we’re enjoying the abundant snow from just outside the Arctic Circle. Some are […]

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Animation Project with Sefton Young Carers

“I personally feel very proud of myself”

Participant

Last Summer we worked with PSS to deliver animation workshops with Sefton Young Carers. Over 10 sessions the young people worked with professional film maker Annie Woodson to learn animation techniques such as green screen and stop motion. Under the direction of Collective Encounters Youth Theatre Director Ben Mellor they created characters and developed a […]

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Make Your Mark!

Make your Mark offers young people across the North West the chance to directly influence the decision makers that shape their lives. Make Your Mark will use a theatre technique called Legislative Theatre as a means to communicate young people’s views on current social and political issues to local councillors, MP’s, MEP’s and civil servants […]

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CE:YT awarded Clore Duffield Grant

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded a Clore Poetry & Literature Award for a new writing project Writing for Change. Writing for Change will start in September and will see young people taking part in masterclasses from established political theatre playwrights and go on to produce their own short political theatre sketches. We’re very excited about this […]

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New performances from CEYT

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Collective Encounters Youth Programme

We have been successfully delivering theatre for social change workshops with young people for ten years, enabling them to express themselves and their concerns whilst developing creative skills and having fun. Take a look at our new trailer below, which outlines what our exciting Youth Programme has to offer. Our work in this area is continuously developing, and we would love […]

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