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Data from online survey on the future of theatre in Shetland released

Posted by on March 11th, 2015 No Comments
Data from online survey on the future of theatre in Shetland released The document contains the data collected during the recent SADA led online survey. We are circulating raw data as we feel it may prove useful to other theatre practitioners, organisations and funders in Shetland and beyond. We would like to thank everyone who took part. Shetland Arts Development Agency will be developing its response to… Read the rest...

Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on March 4th, 2015 No Comments
Artists and Performers invited to showcase their skills in Mareel Cafe Bar Shetland Arts are delighted to announce the launch of two new platforms for local artists, practitioners and performers, Gutters’ Gaet Sessions and The Open Mic Café, to take place in Mareel. The events, designed to provide local people with a chance to develop their performance skills and showcase their artistic abilities, will be free to… Read the rest...

World Premier of Kai Fisher’s Last Dream (On Earth) comes to Mareel

Posted by on February 27th, 2015 No Comments
  Shetland Arts is to host the world premier of Kai Fisher’s new production Last Dream (On Earth), at Mareel on 15th April. The production, which has been developed in association with the National Theatre of Scotland and Tron Theatre, opens in Glasgow, before going on tour to St Andrews, Paisley, Shetland and Inverness. Last… Read the rest...

Anderson High students interview The Crucible actress Marama Corlett.

Posted by on February 26th, 2015 1 Comment
Marama Corlett in The Crucible Fans of theatre are in for a real treat this weekend as Arthur Miller’s The Crucible comes to the big screen in Mareel. Recorded live at the Old Vic Theatre in London, starring Richard Armitage  (The Hobbit) and directed by Yaël Farber, The Crucible is Arthur Miller’s classic American tale… Read the rest...

REMOTE – Shetland Youth Theatre

Posted by on February 10th, 2015 No Comments
REMOTE - Shetland Youth Theatre With only a few weeks to go before the curtain lifts on Shetland Youth Theatre’s performance of Remote, company member Kate Tyler has been blogging about the experience of rehearsing the play. Here’s what she has to say about the experience… Our latest project in Shetland Youth Theatre is the play ‘Remote’  written by Stef… Read the rest...

Shetland Youth Theatre to perform Stef Smith’s ‘Remote’ in February

Posted by on January 13th, 2015 No Comments
After a break of three years, Shetland Youth Theatre will perform a production as part of National Theatre Connections, presented by Shetland Arts. The production, entitled Remote is by Stef Smith and will be performed at the Garrison Theatre on the 19 -21 February. Tickets go on sale this Friday (16 January) via Shetland Box… Read the rest...

One month left to snap-up Early Bird deal for Shetland’s crime fiction festival

Posted by on January 6th, 2015 No Comments
Shetland Noir, the isles first ever crime fiction festival, running from 13-15 November this year, has issued a reminder to would-be participants to register before the end of January (31 January) to take advantage of the festival’s Early Bird Deal. Winter darkness is usually just beginning to grip the isles come November making a… Read the rest...

Public invited to have their say on future of theatre in Shetland

Posted by on January 5th, 2015 1 Comment
Shetland Arts is inviting members of the public interested in having their say on the future of theatre in Shetland to come along to a discussion at The Garrison on Thursday 15 January, 6-7pm. General Manager of Shetland Arts’, Graeme Howell, said: “We are looking to enter into a discussion with interested parties about how… Read the rest...

Shetland Youth Theatre presents Ubu Roi

Posted by on August 27th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced that the Shetland Youth Theatre production of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi (King Ubu) is to be performed from 9 to 11 September. The show was originally scheduled to take place in June but rehearsals clashed with other demands on the young performers, leading to the postponing of the original production. Now,… Read the rest...

Theatre group invites you to join their ‘Mad 12 Hours’

Posted by on June 9th, 2014 No Comments
Theatre group invites you to join their 'Mad 12 Hours' At 9am on Sunday 29 June, Stomping Ground & Shetland Arts will open the doors of the Garrison Theatre to anyone aged 16+ to come together and create a brand new piece of theatre, all in the space of 12 hours. As part of Mad 12 Hours, participants will work with John Haswell and Sian… Read the rest...