Category Archives: Productions

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

News of past and future events

Peer Gynt’s return to Welshpool in April was a very happy occasion, for cast and audiences, which came in large numbers over three nights to see the first production which brought together both senior and intermediate groups. (An earlier youth theatre production of the play was staged in the later 1980s, before any of the 2010 cast were born.)This kind of large-scale ensemble work, spiced with strong individual performances, is what the youth theatre has become known for, and from … Continue reading

Summer Project Success

The youth theatre rounded off its busy year with a successful tour of The Masque of Deception. Cathryn, Amy, Chloe, Tom, Ffion, Harriet and Jacob worked on this adaptation of some of the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, which Ginny had scripted. This dark, atmospheric piece of theatre was toured to Hirnant, Llandinam, Montgomery and Welshpool, with full houses of very appreciative audiences at the three smaller venues, and an even larger one (in numbers) at Theatr Clera.

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