Macrobert Young Companies

Macrobert Youth Theatre Company (MYTC) is a group of performers and theatre makers who have been hand-selected to form a young theatre company. 

MYTC have performed at Dundee Rep Theatre, The Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh and the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh. Recently they were also part of Youth Theatre Arts Scotland’s Chrysalis festival which showcases new and emerging talent from across Scotland and internationally. The company have also performed in the NT Connections festival.

Recent feedback from audience members:

'It was amazing!'
'Extremely provocative piece; extremely intrigued by the entire concept presented'
'It opened my interest and inspired me'

Macrobert Youth Dance Company (MYDC) is an ambitious and innovative group of aspiring young dancers. Members of MYDC aim to work with the best Scotland-based choreographers and focus on developing their contemporary dance technique, choreography skills and devise high quality, original, contemporary dance work. MYDC are a performing youth company and represent Macrobert Arts Centre in annual national performances including YDance Destinations and Go Dance.

MYDC Audition 2019

We're holding auditions for our 2019 Macrobert Youth Dance Company. If you would like to auditions, please download our information pack and fill in the application form to register your interest. The audition will be held on:

Tue 17 Sep from 6:30-8:30pm
Treehouse, Macrobert Arts Centre
Application deadline: Friday 13th September

If you would like any more information, please contact Meara (Macrobert's Dance Artist).

Some of our youth company members have shown an interest in learning about and developing skills in creative criticism for performance.  With support from our drama artist Daniel Livingston, they've experiences a selection of the productions at Macrobert Arts Centre and shared their thoughts, ideas and responses to these in writing. Here's a selection of their reviews:

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing by Caitlin Lewis

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing by Jaden Milne

What Girls Are Made Of by Caitlin Lewis

What Girls Are Made Of by Ciaran Shearer