Production Arts: Intensive Training Announced!

Toonspeak is thrilled to offer Production Arts: Intensive Training, this summer, throughout June & July! We are looking for 12 highly motivated young people to become Production Artists, developing Toonspeak’s new musical theatre production to be performed in a professional theatre next … Continued



Vote for Toonspeak!

Toonspeak has entered into the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund competition. We can win £300, which will be used to help us provide free, empowering drama activities for young people aged 11-25. Please vote for us here before midnight on Sunday … Continued


Toonspeak’s new Annual Report is online

We’ve just published our latest Annual Report, which tells the story of what Toonspeak has been up to from April 2013 until March 2014. This was a bumper year for Toonspeak, with our interactive show Lockdown, our outdoor spectacular Just For … Continued


The Toonspeak Survey

Have you taken part in a Toonspeak project this year? If so we would love for you to do this quick survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LD3F6TB It will only take a minute and the results will help us to measure how successful Toonspeak’s work … Continued


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The Summerston Blog by Katy Jain

A fantastic fortnightly blog about Summerston Theatre Skills from our newest Toonspeaker Katy Jain:   Week 1 (18/08) Tonight was the first week back at the Summerston group, it was definitely a great way to return back and have us wanting … Continued

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Toonspeak Garden Party a sunny success!

The sun was shining bright at Toonspeak Young People’s Theatre last week as we turned half the car park in to a Garden party, complete with BBQ, bunting, flowers and gazebo. In the morning, a group of our young people … Continued



Boogie on down to the Commonwealth Disco!

Scotland’s coolest community centre, Kinning Park Complex, will be hosting a Commonwealth disco this Friday, July 25th from 8pm. From Jamaican Dancehall and Nigerian Afro-beat to Bollywood Disco and Aussie Hip-hop, they’ll be spinning some of the best tunes from … Continued


87 Miles – that’s a wrap!

By 87 Miles Participant, Shona Stout Day 1: It was an early rise for us ‘Toonies’ to leave for Stranraer on the bus. The bus trip was tiring, but our energy came back once rehearsals started. We read through our … Continued


87 Miles a roaring success!

On Saturday, young people from Toonspeak and from the Ryan Youth Theatre in Stranraer performed 87 Miles, a fantastic production written by the young people over a year-long partnership project. There was fantastic acting from all our young writers. The … Continued