November 2012

Gorbals Christmas Show Workshops

Throughout November and December, in the lead up to this year’s Christmas Show, Sleeping Beauty; we will be working in local Gorbals Primary Schools to use drama to enhance the pupils’ visit to the Citz to see the show.

October 2012

Born to Write

Got a story to tell?

Born to Write is a new project from Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland to find new writing talent in four communities of Glasgow - Drumchapel, Cranhill, Castlemilk and Pollok.

Dragonfly in Nurture Groups

Citizens Learning has long been delivering our successful storytelling/story-acting project Dragonfly for pre-5 and lower primary children. We have piloted this initiative in two Glasgow City Council Nurture Groups with children who have been identified as having emotional or/and behavioural difficulties.

The Citizens Panel

The Citizens Theatre is keen to engage more closely with its audiences and wider community. The Citizens Panel has been established to enable people to have a voice in decision-making at the theatre. We want to explore new ways of working and hear different voices and opinions.

September 2012

Turning Point Staff Conference 2012

For the third consecutive year, Citizens Learning led two specifically designed workshops for staff at the Turning Point Annual Conference September 2012.

Divided City in South Lanarkshire

Following success in Glasgow, we are working with South Lanarkshire Culture and Leisure on a re-mounting of the musical stage version of Theresa Breslin’s book about racism and sectarianism. Funded by the Scottish government.

August 2012


Throughout the Autumn, Citizens Learning’s Louise Brown is supporting the work of Scottish Opera and Dirty Feet adult dance company on an exciting inclusive performance project.

Take A Stand

Citizens Learning has worked in partnership with the National Theatre of Scotland, Urbancroft and young women from the Gorbals Youth Café on a project to celebrate their lives, their experiences and the spirit of the Gorbals.

July 2012

Gorbals Youth Cafe Summer Project

We are working in partnership with the Gorbals Youth Café to run a week’s summer project, based at the Citizens Theatre.

Words from our Lives - HMP Shotts

In Spring 2012, in partnership with Motherwell College, and HMP Shotts Learning Centre, the Citizens Learning team took four men on a journey of personal exploration through artistic endeavour.

NTS Exchange 2012 - Young Co.

In July 2012, Young Co. took part in a week-long residential theatre festival hosted by the National Theatre of Scotland. They joined Scottish and international youth theatre groups for a week of theatre-making, collaboration and fun.

June 2012

Gorbals Fair 2012

Members of the Citizens Community Company joined with members of Bridging the Gap to create a Theatre pop up tent for the annual Gorbals Fair.