Toonspeak Participating in #givingtuesday

#GivingTuesday takes place on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday and is a day to give back and do good.   This year it falls on 27th November.   #GivingTuesday is powered by CAF (Charity Aid Foundation). Last … Continued


Toonspeak Young Company Open Day

OPEN DAY to learn more about Toonspeak Young Company kicking off January 2019! A group of 10 experienced, passionate young performers will be selected through audition process to work together regularly and intensively to create & perform new work led … Continued


Summer Show 2019 starts in JANUARY!

BIG NEWS! Toonspeak are changing things up in 2019 and starting development for the summer show in January. In our annual feedback day Toon In Speak Out (TISO) you said that you wanted more time to work on the show, … Continued


Young Leader Training Opportunity

Year 2 of partnership with Youth Theatre Arts Scotland (YTAS) and Ignite Theatre, you will be representing Toonspeak and working alongside four other youth theatres. Toonspeak is looking for three young people aged 14+ to take part in a residential training course to … Continued


Announcement

Toonspeak’s Artistic Director, Rachel Aisling Smith has resigned after a period of ill health. Rachel worked with Toonspeak for six years and in the first three years as Creative Learning Director oversaw a shift-change in the company’s ways of working … Continued



Bronze Arts Award PASSED!

Today we had a moderator for Trinity College London at Toonspeak to assess our Bronze Arts Award participants work, and we are delighted to announce everyone passed! Congratulations! Declan Mundy Dominika Gresle Grace McLeish Holly Paterson Holly wood John Wilkie … Continued




Autumn/ Winter Term Workshops 2018

Our glorious summer is over, but don’t fret Toonspeak is back on soon and we have an exciting term ahead of us, we can’t wait to see you all again to get started! Each of our weekly workshops will get … Continued


TELT! Competition Time!

TELT! is Toonspeak’s brand new show for 2018 in association with Tron Theatre and world class director and creative lead of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Mark Murphy. To win tickets we’d like you to share a picture or a video … Continued


Send your selfie in #TELT!

Selfie Time! Can you find one of the posters for our upcoming show ‘TELT!’ – there are 30 all across the City! If you do take a selfie and send it to your favourite social media platform with the hashtag … Continued



Toonspeak Fundraising for Trip to Germany

Toonspeak have been invited to participate in a project called Equal Love. In July 2018 young people from 8 countries from across Europe will come together in Oldenburg Germany to share and reflect upon their experiences of LGBTQ+ issues and … Continued



You’re Gettin’ TELT!

Toonspeak Summer Show 2018 Over the last few months, a phenomenal team of over 50 young people from Glasgow have been working with a range of Arts professionals devising, creating, writing and playing with the concept of TELT! Set in … Continued



My Daily Blog Day 4 – by Liam

In the Summer show ‘TELT!’ the protagonist: Hope, is being shut off from the world by the ‘Silencers’. Last night, at the Northwest workshop a group of people portraying as the ‘Silencers’ try to catch one person, portraying as Hope, … Continued


My Daily Blog Day 3 – by Liam

This is the third day of my work experience, it has been fantastic so far!! Everyone is so nice and helpful! Today I finished going through the postcards, the comments and ideas people have are amazing and hilarious.We find comments … Continued


My Daily Blog- Day 2 by Liam

Yesterday was an amazing first day at work experience with Toonspeak. Last night at Toonheid Speaks, the Monday drama group with children from 8-12 years. I was asked to lead a few games. I chose Olly Olly Octopus and SPLAT! … Continued