Grow Your Own Gesamtkunstwerk (GYOG!) | Episode 1: Text | Ages 7+


28 May 2020

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For ages 7 +

Arts enthusiast Veronika Velvette helps you to make a theatre show at home. In this first episode Veronika looks at text, or words for the performance. She shows you how to use the cut-up technique to create your own script. Veronika talks to theatre writer Isobel McArthur about her own writing for the theatre.

For the first exercise you’ll need three books, pen or pencil, paper, scissors, glue and a hat or bowl.

A video series about how to make a show at home. Each episode focuses on a different area of the arts, building up each week, so that by the end of the series, you have all the ingredients to make a piece of theatre to be performed in your own home. Created and presented by Glasgow based arts enthusiast Veronika Velvette. Facilitated by Claire Eliza Willoughby and Rob Jones, GYOG! is also supported by Snap – Elastic.

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Play Dates celebrates and offers fee-based employment to talented freelance artists, technicians and practitioners, who work regularly behind the scenes on the creation of world-class Scottish theatre.

Further summer Play Dates activities will be announced over the coming weeks. Plus a selection of curated online resources, including artistic demonstration videos, relating to previous National Theatre of Scotland projects, will be hosted online.

National Theatre of Scotland in association with Starcatchers and Imaginate.