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About penny@myt

MYT was started in 1983 by Ginny Graham, and has been building and thriving ever since. We are based at Welshpool High School and run three sessions each Wednesday. Juniors are years 4, 5 and 6. Intermediates are years 7, 8 and 9. Seniors are year 10 up to the age of 21. We are proud to say that many of our students go on to drama college and then into the profession.

Welshpool Street Festival

Welshpool Town Council have invited us to perform street theatre during their street festival in Welshpool town centre on Saturday 30th June.  We haven’t decided yet what we will do, but you can be sure that it will be hard to miss us even in the largest of crowds – watch this space!

Jubilee Street Theatre at Powis Castle

Five of the senior members took their spaceship up to Powis Castle on June 4th and became aliens for the day!  Chloe Collins, Elliot Lloyd, Meg Over, Nicole Evans and Tess Over mingled with the crowd as part of their street theatre performance, and ended up with a giggling group of children shadowing their every move, as you can see from the pictures!  Thank you to Welshpool Town Council and Alison Dyer at the Castle for inviting us to be … Continue reading

Arabian Nights

The Junior and Intermediate groups will be performing a devised version of Tales from the Arabian Nights this July.  It is four years since the younger groups had the opportunity to be involved in a major production, and they are throwing themselves into it wholeheartedly! The performances will be at Theatr Clera, Welshpool High School, on Friday 13th July and Saturday 14th July at 7pm.  Tickets are available now, either through a member of MYT or by phoning 01938 554899 … Continue reading

Aristophanes’ The Clouds

Rehearsals are now well and truly under way for the Senior production of Arisophanes’ The Clouds.  Performances are at Theatr Clera, Welshpool High School, on Friday 30th March and Saturday 31st March at 7.00pm.  Ticket prices £6 Adults, £4 Concessions or Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Concessions) for £15, available by using one of the contacts below:- Phone – 01938 554899 / 0781 772 1106 e-mail – mytheatre@fsmail.net or penny@penny100.plus.com We are transposing the action of the play from ancient Greece … Continue reading

EVENTS FOR 2012

Happy New Year to you all.  At MYT we are looking ahead to the new and exciting programme of events and productions. January 28th brings Keith and Ed back to Welshpool to lead two stage combat workshops – one unarmed which will include hair pulling, face slapping and stomach punching!  The other, for those aged 16 and over, will be an armed workshop and will focus on specific weaponry. Rehearsals are already under way for Aristophanes’ The Clouds which will … Continue reading

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