Adelaide’s up and coming youth actors delighted audiences this weekend in Wings2Fly’s first productions of the season.
It’s always exciting to see new works being performed, especially ones written by young South Australians.
Wings2Fly are a relatively new youth theatre group who specialise in dramatic pieces, helping fill a gap in the somewhat saturated youth theatre arena in Adelaide. Directors Michelle Nightingale and Alicia Zorkovic are renowned performers and educators and the young people who work with them are very fortunate indeed.
True North Youth Theatre Ensemble brings together young people who may be disenfranchised and/or have little access to an arts program at school. Many of them have dropped out of school, or truant regularly, and it is this life experience which is brought to the stage in Dropout.
True North Youth Theatre Ensemble was founded by Alirio Zavarce as vehicle for engaging disengaged young people, through the power of theatrical expression.
True North was founded by Alirio Zavarce when he saw the lack of theatrical opportunities for young people, particularly those living in the northern suburbs.
Gretel is an original play devised by Year 10 students from Eltham High School in Victoria. This drama ensemble has been performing since they were in Year 7 and this show is an exciting and energetic performance by 14 female students.
Australian playwright David Mence’s rambunctious Shakespearian mash-up continues the story of Macbeth from the point at which Shakespeare finished his play.
Nineteen young people whose ages ranged from eight to nineteen provided twenty-seven musical moments (as promised in the show’s title).
Urban Myth Theatre of Youth presents a riveting new Australian play tackling bullying, created and presented by young people 11 to 13 yrs of age.