Making Space


Presented by Scottish Youth Theatre and Dundee Rep Theatre
Offering emerging theatre makers the space and support to create new performance

Making Space is a residency programme supporting young artists aged 18 – 25 from across art-forms who want to develop their own theatre performance. The Making Space residency offers time, space and guidance, leading up to a work-in-progress presentation at Dundee Rep Theatre.

From Jan - Mar 2019, lead artist Drew Taylor will work with 6 individuals / collectives in Dundee and Glasgow to develop their own pieces which will be staged as a work in progress performance at Rep Stripped in Dundee in April 2019.

Meet the participants: Dundee

The following participants will be mainly based at Dundee Rep and will develop their pieces here.

Mark Hannah

Mark is a writer and actor who was born in Edinburgh. For Making Space, he will be creating a performance centred around Scotland, Scandinavia and the oil industry.

Niamh O’Loughlin

Niamh is a Dance Artist originally from Dublin, Ireland and currently based in Dundee. During Making Space she will begin to develop an interactive dance theatre show about giants and shared legends between Scotland and Ireland.


Mirain Fflur

Mirain is originally from Wales. Since graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 2015 she has shared her time between Wales and Dundee. Society and culture are the main inspirations for her work, with a strong belief in making art for social justice.


Meet the participants: Glasgow

The following participants will be mainly based at Scottish Youth Theatre's venue in Glasgow and will develop their pieces there.

 Annaliese Broughton

Annaliese Broughton is an emerging theatre-maker from Ayr. Her performance will seek to confront issues relating to mental health, femininity and celebrity culture by poetically experimenting with moments from her personal life and the myths that surround an icon.

Andrew, Kirsten and Mitchell

Andrew, Kirsten and Mitchell are a group of Acting and Performance students, from in and around Glasgow. They have a strong interest in making thought-provoking theatre that challenges ideas.

Jordy Deelight

Jordy is an Edinburgh based artist who specialises in contemporary work/queer art. He will be developing a performance piece focusing on lung transplants and the journey behind it.

Performance Times


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27 Aug - 21 Sep
02 Oct - 12 Oct
Emily Mouse
02 Dec - 24 Dec
18 Feb - 07 Mar
21 Apr - 09 May