drama

Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland

Posted by on August 6th, 2013 No Comments
Play celebrating island culture comes to Shetland A celebration of island culture, Europa is a new play and exhibition by Salvatore Cabras and Maggie Rosea, presented by Glasgow-based theatre group Replico Productions, will be touring Scotland in August and September and visiting Shetland for two performances presented by Shetland Arts, one in the Garrison Theatre on Friday 30 August and one in… Read the rest...

Summer Youth Theatre Project – Make a Scene

Posted by on June 25th, 2013 No Comments
Summer Youth Theatre Project – Make a Scene Shetland Youth Theatre in partnership with Stomping Ground present Make a Scene – a Youth Theatre Summer Project for two age groups (7-12 and 12-21). Shetland Arts and Stomping Ground are working together to produce a brand new summer project full of theatre making, game playing, character creating and storytelling. There will be two groups,… Read the rest...

‘The Audience’ to go on sale this weekend

Posted by on June 12th, 2013 No Comments
'The Audience' to go on sale this weekend We are delighted to announce that tickets for a special screening of The Audience, recorded by the National Theatre and starring Helen Mirren, are going on sale this weekend. Details below. Showing @ Mareel: Thursday 4 July, 7.30pm Tickets on sale: Saturday 15 June, 2pm Ticket price: £10 / £8 Certificate: 12A Duration: 180 minutes… Read the rest...

‘Shetland’ screenwriters offer workshop in Mareel

Posted by on May 8th, 2013 No Comments
'Shetland' screenwriters offer workshop in Mareel Shetland Arts is proud to present Not as good as the book: adapting novels for the screen, a practical workshop with Shetland screenwriters Gaby Chiappe and Richard Davidson, on Tuesday 21 May, 7-9pm, in Mareel’s Green Room. Gaby Chiappe and Richard Davidson are visiting Shetland to lead the workshop and to research the upcoming crime… Read the rest...

Tavish Scott congratulates Shetland Arts & NTS on Ignition project in Parliament

Posted by on April 16th, 2013 No Comments
Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has congratulated Shetland Arts and the National Theatre of Scotland in Parliament on Ignition, their partnership project which ran from October 2012 to March 2013 and explored Shetland residents’ bittersweet relationships with the automobile – how it shapes us, defines us, supports us, frees us, challenges our attitudes towards our dwindling… Read the rest...

Take part in a truly unique theatre experience with ‘Ignition’

Posted by on March 14th, 2013 No Comments
Since October 2012, National Theatre of Scotland and Shetland Arts, with support from Creative Scotland, have led ‘Ignition’, a project exploring with Shetland residents the bittersweet relationships with the automobile – how it shapes us, defines us, supports us, frees us, challenges our attitudes towards our dwindling resources and, sometimes, kills us. Read the… Read the rest...

Ignition: New Journeys in Familiar Places, free parkour event in Feb

Posted by on February 1st, 2013 No Comments
Ignition: New Journeys in Familiar Places, free parkour event in Feb Do you like parkour? Then book now for Ignition: New Journeys in Familiar Places – FREE to attend! Ignition Parkour Director Chris Grant has been working with Northern Focus Parkour and they are ready to take you on a journey with a difference. Taking place around Lerwick, this performance will focus on travel and journeys… Read the rest...

Up Helly Aa at Mareel

Posted by on January 16th, 2013 No Comments
Up Helly Aa at Mareel Mareel is gearing up to celebrate its first ever Up Helly Aa this month with a series of excellent UHA events including Fiery Sessions, Shetland Arts’ annual Up Helly Aa day concert showcasing local musicians Vair and Kaela Jamieson and John Hutchison, Stand Up Helly Aa, Shetland Arts’ annual stand up comedy show featuring John… Read the rest...

Mareel secures another screening of ‘The Nutcracker’ by Bolshoi Ballet

Posted by on December 11th, 2012 No Comments
Mareel secures another screening of 'The Nutcracker' by Bolshoi Ballet Shetland Arts is delighted to announce that it has managed to secure another screening of The Nutcracker, performed by Bolshoi Ballet, to be shown in Mareel on Saturday 29th December at 3pm, despite originally being told by distributors that only one screening would be possible. In November Shetland Arts announced that, as a special festive… Read the rest...

‘Ignition’ project launches 7 months of car-related arts events in Shetland

Posted by on October 23rd, 2012 No Comments
'Ignition' project launches 7 months of car-related arts events in Shetland What is the car doing for us? What is the car doing to us? A creative project led by Wils Wilson (Director) and John Haswell (Associate Director) in Shetland, from October 2012, resulting in a series of performances on Shetland in March 2013. Over the course of seven months from October 2012, all 23,000 inhabitants… Read the rest...