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Youth Theatre

Are you interested in theatre and want to build skills, confidence and have fun?

Join East Lothian Youth Theatre and take part in weekly drama classes with the opportunity to perform at The Brunton, Musselburgh in an annual showcase. Groups are led by experienced drama professionals at a variety of locations across East Lothian.

These competitively priced, energetic and fun classes for ages 5 – 18 and beyond, let you explore creative movement, mimes to music and structured improvisation whilst gaining confidence through games and activities.

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For more information contact our youth theatre coordinator by email youththeatre@eastlothian.gov.uk or call 0131 665 9900.

Youth Dance

Do you want to take dance to the next level?

MOVE IT! and East Lothian Youth Dance Company are fun based dance classes to keep you active and learn basic streetdance or breakdance steps in a relaxed atmosphere. Dancers work on routines and improve skills such as flexibility, rhythm and coordination. Each year groups take part in a dance Showcase at The Brunton.

Classes are for East Lothian residents aged 3 to 21 years and take place in locations across the County.

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For more information contact our dance artist by email moveit@eastlothian.gov.uk or call 0131 665 9900.

Youth Music ELjam!

ELjam! East Lothian Youth Music Forum exists to support, promote and develop youth music activity for 0 – 25 years. The aims of the Youth Music Forum are to:

  • Provide a supportive network for youth music activity to link up existing provision.
  • Promote showcase events at local, national and international levels.
  • Improve access to music tuition, activities and facilities.
  • Promote greater community involvement opportunities.
  • Develop links and pathways between schools, colleges, community based activities and the professional music sector.
  • Share expertise and resources to benefit all.
  • Increase numbers of young people accessing and enjoying music.

To join the Forum or to find out more please contact our youth music coordinator eljam@eastlothian.gov.uk or call 0131 665 9900.



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