Gonzo Youth Theatre

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Creativity

At Gonzo Youth Theatre, we encourage and guide our young people to find their favourite creative outlet, be it acting, singing, dancing or a myriad of other artistic avenues.

Imagination

We foster an atmosphere full of imagination and curiosity. There is no such thing as a stupid question, and we always want to find out what the next ‘What if..?’ is.

Development

One of the biggest benefits of being a member of youth theatre is the personal, social and artistic development of the young people involved. We love seeing them grow into wonderful, thoughtful and dynamic people.

Balance

At Gonzo Youth Theatre, we provide a place where young people can come and recieve a balanced experience of mental, physical and emotional needs being met. Through our workshops, they get to explore all sides to themselves and others in the group.

About

Gonzo Youth Theatre

Gonzo Youth Theatre was established in 2010. It aims to provide access to drama for young people aged between 5 – 23yrs, by promoting, developing and supporting high quality youth theatre, with an emphasis on the attainment of artistic excellence and on personal and social development.

Gonzo Youth Theatre is aimed at anyone with an interest in any aspect of drama (acting – for theatre or film, music, dance, sound, lighting, production management, event management or script-writing).

Once a week the group meet in planned workshops, provided by their experienced facilitator Kevin O’ Connor. Sometimes experts in a particular field (e.g. mime, stagecraft, voice etc.) are invited to provide specialist workshops. This specialist training is an intrinsic part of the experience and skill-building of youth theatre. Trips to the theatre and for outside workshops are also organized.

Don’t Feed The Animals

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The Caucasian Chalk Circle

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Shelter

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Our Team

Meet our team of hardworking, passionate and seriously dramatic facilitators.

Kevin O’Connor

Director and  Facilitator

Kevin set up Gonzo Youth Theatre in 2010 and has been the director for every public performance since.

Elizabeth Doonan

Facilitator

Elizabeth started facilitating at Gonzo Youth Theatre in 2014.

Calantha Forde

Facilitator

Calantha started facilitating at Gonzo Youth Theatre in 2016.

Say Hello

If you want to talk to us about joining Gonzo Youth Theatre, or think you have something we might be interested in taking part in, please contact us here.