News & Blogs featuring Melissa McIlroy

Bronze Arts Award group achieve success!

Congratulations to the five successful participants who achieved their Bronze Arts Award: Jamie Gordon, Melissa McIlroy, Marc Harvey, Catriona Donald and Connor Gibson. These young people dedicated themselves to a nine week course of 40 hours to gain this nationally … Continued

Theatre Critics Reviews 2013

In Toonspeak’s second year of the Theatre Critics project, 11 enthusiastic young people took on the challenge of developing a critical eye. The group was delighted to be joined again by professional theatre critic Gareth Vile. Throughout the Autumn, the … Continued

Productions featuring Melissa McIlroy

Just for One Day

March 2014 Everyone can be a hero. Everyone has a hero inside them. Maybe they just need a little demonstration, a little teaching and a whole lot of fun… to help that hero come out! For three months, Toonspeak held … Continued

Just Get By

March 2013 In January, over 70 young people from across North and East Glasgow between the ages of 11 and 23 came together to create a performance about the role of money in our lives. Two groups in Balgrayhill and … Continued