Young People of the Highlands, we need you!

National Theatre of Scotland and Touretteshero are joining forces to create Hacks for the Future an immersive, interactive, and inclusive event with young people in the Highlands that showcases new talent and shares wide ranging perspectives.

We’re looking for a group of young disabled people aged between 16 and 26 to join us in Inverness to co-create the event. The group will take part in a 10 day creative residency in October at Eden Court to plan an amazing artistic experience.

On 20 October, the group will deliver a one-day inclusive extravaganza of installations, performances, discussions and workshops for disabled and non-disabled young people as part of National Theatre of Scotland’s Futureproof festival.

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Interested in getting involved? Click below to send your note of interest before midday on Monday 6 August or email us at

Here’s what you need to know:

  • The event is open to young disabled people aged 16-26
  • We use a broad understanding of disability, informed by the social model, encompassing anyone with lived experience of disability including physical impairments, learning disabilities, autism and other neurodivergent conditions and mental health conditions.
  • The residency, production week and festival event will take place from Wednesday 10thOctober – Saturday 20th October. You’ll need to be available for all these days. We understand that conditions fluctuate.
  • Accommodation can be provided if required.
  • The venue is wheelchair accessible and has accessible toilets. There will be a quiet space available through the residential week.
  • If you have any questions relating to access please get in touch using the following email:
  • Participation is free but you’ll need to complete an application form and commit to attending on all days

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to be part of the National Theatre of Scotland’s Futureproof festival.





  • The residency, production week and festival will take place from Wednesday 10 - Saturday 20 October at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, IV3 5SA. You need to be available on all of these dates.
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Find out more about Futureproof

The National Theatre of Scotland is marking Scotland’s Year of Young People in 2018 by staging a major radical new festival of international performing arts, created by young people working alongside renowned Scottish, British and international theatre practitioners.

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