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


Join the Production Arts Team for TELT!

Would you like to get one-on-one training and mentoring in Production Arts, and to work behind the scenes for our biggest show to date TELT! at the Tron Theatre this August? Toonspeak are looking for young people aged 15 – … Continued


Press Shoot TELT!

TELT is the brand-new production from Toonspeak – a slick, stylish, large-scale contemporary theatre production that has been co-created and performed by 50 young people and a team of creative professionals in Association with Mark Murphy and Tron Theatre.  To … Continued


Toonspeak Brand New Show TELT! Now Launched

Toonspeak’s outstanding production TELT will be premiered at the Tron Theatre this August. Building on the success of last year’s production Ma Bit, that premiered with a sold-out matinee and evening show at The Tron – Toonspeak have decided to … Continued



Cast Revealed for New School Tour!

Following the success of last year’s school tour of sketch show SKINT we were approached by Fast Forward & Play to produce another brand new piece of theatre to take into schools centred around the theme of risk taking behaviour.This … Continued


Shine Young Parents

Thanks to ongoing support from our funders Comic Relief, we are pleased to announce that we will be running a new series of Shine courses this term, including one specifically for Young Parents. Working with Rosemount Lifelong Learning and connecting … Continued



Fast Forward & Play

Toonspeak are thrilled to announce that we will be touring schools again this Spring with a brand new show devised and written by young people. This follows the success of last year’s SKINT which toured schools over a week with … Continued