CAN Young Artists @ HOME 2016-17 is part of a 3 year programme for diverse young people aged 12-18 from across Manchester offering opportunities to explore and develop their creative practices, ambitions and their connection to wider cultural networks through new production.
The Snow Dragons is their second production; following on from the success of last year’s ‘World Stages Festival’ Macbeth inspired ‘What’s done is done’ .
Since November 2016, CYA@HOME have been taking part in weekly creative theatre making workshops to prepare for their new production; The Snow Dragons, an original play commissioned as part of the National Theatre Connections Festival by acclaimed playwright Lizzie Nunnery.
The National Theatre Connections Festival is an annual celebration of young people and theatre-making which commissions ten new plays for young people to perform as part of this nationwide festival.
This brilliantly scripted exciting coming of age production will be performed on HOME main stage as part of the Connections Festival on Saturday 29th April 2017 at 8pm.
‘This play is important to me because it has built my confidence and has allowed me to meet other people’
‘It gives me a break from my studies and makes me feel relaxed’
‘It means everything to me and it makes me feel like a real, professional actor.’
The Snow Dragons is directed by Kate Bradnam with choreography from Josephine Hepplewhite and music by Jaydev Mistry.