Theatre in Wales

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Gwent Young People’s Theatre (formerly Gwent Theatre)

The Drama Centre
Pen y Pound

  current production | past productions
phone | ffôn 01873 853167
e-mail address | e-bost
Tutors:Phillip Easton, Nick Evans, Jenny Davis
Jenny Davis, Zoë Jofeh
artistic policy
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Gwent Young People’s Theatre provides a high quality youth theatre service. Productions, performances and workshops the opportunity for young people to experience live theatre and to develop an appreciation of literature and the performing arts, provoke discussion of current issues, and inspire an interest in the world in which they live.

The nature of the company’s work is all inclusive and contributes to the development of an interest in our cultural heritage and the diversity of the world around us through performances, workshops and youth theatre activities designed to complement local initiatives and strategies.

brief history
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Gwent Young People’s Theatre was established in 1956. It is based at the Melville Theatre at the Drama Centre, Abergavenny, a well resourced intimate theatre providing rehearsal and performance facilities for the youth theatre, film clubs, and small scale touring companies. The members of the Youth Theatre also perform in the open air at Abergavenny Castle.
selected past productions
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‘Macbeth’ by William Shakespeare
‘The Scarecrow and his Servant’ by Philip Pullman’s, adapted by Simon Reade
‘The Golden Masque of Agamemnon’ by John Wiles
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by William Shakespeare
‘Great Expectations’ by Charles Dickens, adapted by Nick Ormerod and Declan Donnellan
future plans
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Selected fairy tales, a devised piece written and directed by the members of the youth theatre – The Melville Theatre, January 2014

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