New and original content created by teenagers working with Platform Associate Artists
The Platform Young Company presented a version of their brand new performance Shaking the Habitual in the Auditorium at Platform in late June. Created in collaboration with Platform Associate Artists Eoin McKenzie and Gudrun Soley Sigurdardottir, this ambitious, brand-new devised performance, uses movement, text and sound to interrogate and interpret our current political and social climate.
Platform’s Performance Programmer Matt Addicott described the work as “tremendously powerful, Shaking the Habitual stays with you, I’ve been thinking about the show for weeks. The production is really accomplished and I can’t wait to see it again. Huge congratulations to everyone involved.”
Excitingly the show has been selected to form part of the 2018 Chrysalis Festival in Edinburgh later this year. Chrysalis is managed and programmed by Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and their aim with the event is to showcase ambitious performances and radical works-in-progress from the best young theatre makers from the UK and internationally.
This year the festival features performances from artists and companies based in Scotland, England and Germany.
Platform Young Company will present Shaking the Habitual in Traverse One on Friday 16th November at 7pm and Saturday 17th November at 6pm. For more information about the festival and to book tickets click here
If you are aged between 16 and 25 years and are interested in developing high quality theatre and performance with some of the most exciting artists in the country then why not join Platform Young Company for the term ahead - for more information and to book a place click here