ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT LABS
PCS annually runs 3 Labs. Our aim is to create a programme that bridges the gap between youth arts / outreach work, professional training and the production of professional standard theatre.
Young Artist Experimentation Lab
3 days, Winter
A space to experiment with early stage ideas...
A safe environment to try new forms of performance...
A place to begin to hone performance craft...
Our first lab took place in Wigtown, at the Print Room, supported by Wigtown Book Festival, Decmber 2018. We worked with 10 young artists from Dumfries, Stranraer, Ayr, Newton Stewart, Glasgow and Thurso.
Our first Lab was lead by our Artistic Director Drew Taylor and theatre artist/facilitator/director Fraser Macleod
Young Artist Progression Lab
3 days, Spring
A space to further develop new ideas
A safe environment to challenge existing skills and continue development in new areas
A place to improve professional etiquette, begin to define arts practice and solidify production teams
Our second lab is also hosted in Wigtown, at the Print Room, supported by Wigtown Book Festival, and will happen in March 2019. We will be working with 15 young artists from Dumfries, Stranraer, Ayr, Newton Stewart, Castle Douglas, Glasgow and Thurso.
Young Artist Training / Production Development
6 days, Summer
A space to create works-in-progress of new performances
A safe environment to continue training, further widening skill-sets with an array of experienced professional input
A place to showcase talents to the wider sector