Category Archives: Events

‘INTERLUDE’ 2019

We are so pleased to announce that the MYT Intermediates took away two prizes from the Drama Association of Wales festival of one act plays which was held in Berriew at the end of April 2019. The award for Best Youth Production went to the cast and crew of ‘Interlude’ The award for Best Young Actor went to Reid Corbett for his fabulous portrayal of a drum named Roddy Wallop! The piece was written for the group and Directed by … Continue reading

‘A RIGHT SHINDIG’ 2018

What a fantastic end to the 2018 Drama Association of Wales One Act Play Festival – MYT Seniors won the adjudicators special prize for there fantastic performance of ‘A Right Shindig! This was awarded because of the fantastic teamwork and very high standard of performance, which the Adjudicator felt merited being awarded his special prize. Written and Directed by Penny Jones, the scene took place as the residents of Little Minchin prepare for the imminent wedding of Prince Harry and … Continue reading

Facepainting at Tesco

MURDER MYSTERY 2017

The Trouble with Joe

This year’s devised production, ‘The Trouble with Joe’ took place at Theatr Clera on Easter Saturday – 15th April.  Thanks to all of you who attended and supported us once again, and from the reaction and comments that we received we are pleased to say that it was a huge success. Although at MYT we are well known for our ability to do comedy (if you have been to one of the murder mystery fundraising evening that we perform each … Continue reading

The Insect Play

The major production of 2016 will be The Insect Play by The Brothers Capek.  It will be held at Theatr Clera, Welshpool High School on Easter Saturday, 26th March at 7pm, and more details will be published nearer the time.  All of the seniors and some of the intermediates will be taking part and we will let you know when tickets become available. The story tells of a tramp who falls asleep in the woods and dreams of observing a range of insects that stand … Continue reading

Murder Mystery 2015

This year’s murder mystery was held on 25th July at Guilsfield Community Centre and served both as a fundraiser and a fun filled week for those dedicated members who took part and gave up so much of their time and experience to make it a success. The play was entitled ‘He’s Behind You’ and told of a group of amateur dramatic enthusiasts who were rehearsing for their annual pantomime.  As always the turnout was phenomenal and the feedback excellent, and once … 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

Sponsored Improvisation

On Monday 18th April we held our 12 hour sponsored improvisation fundraising event at the Corn Exchange, Welshpool Town Hall. Nineteen members of MYT attended from both senior and intermediate groups, and my thanks go out to them all for their enthusiasm and dedication. Their efforts will help to keep the cost of weekly sessions to a minimum, as well as enabling us to subsidise various projects and events. The day was a huge success, and many friends and parents … Continue reading

Street Theatre

On Saturday 12th February Montgomeryshire Youth Theatre performed some of the scenes from their upcoming production of Constable Jones’ Journal as street theatre. Constable Jones’ Journal is a play that has been devised and written by the Senior group of MYT, and tells broadly of local attitudes when The Montgomeryshire Constabulary was established in 1841. Constable Jones really did exist and had to tackle all types of crime – from a stolen boar to the body of the bargeman who was found … Continue reading

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