Operation: LEGACY

As our government continues to provide more promises on green agendas, from the acceleration of Climate Change to Carbon Neutral targets, how are young people championing the need for immediate change?

Operation: LEGACY is an opportunity to be part of the solution.

A Project with young people at its core, a platform for youth voice and a vision for the future from those who will have to live in it.

Creative Opportunity

Led by Amanda Glover and Fraser Morrison, Operation: LEGACY is a community project, in which young writers, devisors and performers are invited to create a piece of performance work which will be showcased in our Main Auditorium. We will collaborate with a local composer/musician and a movement director to explore the wealth of storytelling possibilities which this topic brings to the table.

This project is aimed at young people aged 14-24 with an interest in the creative industries and will cater for performers as well as young people who are interested in technical theatre, set/costume design, producing, writing and music performance.

The project content will be created over four development days, led by the creative team:

  • Saturday 4 February
  • Saturday 18 February
  • Saturday 4 March

Young people can be involved in all or a selection of these dates and participation in the development days does not commit the participant to performance.

Following these development days, the creative team will collate the work explored and curate a basis for the performance piece.

An intensive rehearsal period to produce the performance with the participants will take place from Monday 3 April to Friday 7 April, and Monday 10 April to Friday 14 April. The public performances will take place in our Main Auditorium from Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 April 2023.

Who we are looking for

  • Young people who are interested in being part in one, all or a selection of the Development Days to create the content for the Production;
  • Young performers who are interested in being part of the performances as cast;
  • Young people who are interested in music, both writing and performing;
  • Young people who are interested in technical theatre. We have three shadowing opportunities available with our technical team during the project: stage management, lighting design and sound design. Following a recruitment process, the young people selected will be part of the 2-week intensive process in April;
  • A young person who is interested in set/costume design to work with a professional set/costume designer on the project to create set pieces and costume elements for the cast.

There is also an opportunity to be involved in the development process with your Youth Theatre group. We can send a workshop plan to be delivered by your group leader on your regular Youth Theatre session to gather the content for the show!

If you would like to be involved in the project please contact communityengagement@cumbernauldtheatre.co.uk and add Operation:Legacy in the subject line.

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