The Yoh Theatre Players of Woodstock Union High School have been accepted into the American High School Theatre Festival, to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (summer of 2018). The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest performance arts festival in the world, formed as an event to promote peace and unity in the world after World War II. Our students will do four performances of the show “Bakkhai” by Euripides, a new version by Anne Carson, and receive training from a professional theatre technician who will work with us throughout the tour.
The students will spend a few days in London, then on to Edinburgh for the festival, ten days filled with rehearsals, performances at official AHSTF/Fringe venues, shows, workshops, an excursion to the picturesque seaside town of St. Andrews and historic Falkland Palace, the Royal Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle, and so much more. By the end of their stay, many students consider this beautiful, unique, and friendly city a true ‘home away from home.’