Macrobert Young Companies

We are working hard to relaunch our Young Companies and will update this page with more information as soon as possible.

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.

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 review by a member of our youth company:

What Girls Are Made Of by Ciaran Shearer