Thursday, January 26, 2012

Arts Reporting: Penfold Theatre's Summer Youth Program Goes to Edinburgh in 2013

Feature by Dawn Youngs for with interview of program director Patty McMullen, January 26:  Austin TX


Local performance group The Penfold Theater Company set to hit the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Penfold TheatreTeen Program Carpe Estatum Penfold Theatre Round Rock TXThe Penfold Theater Company, a young and ambitious theater serving North Austin and Round Rock, has been making waves in the Austin community since its formation in 2008. [. . .] Now the theater is launching a new education program, Penfold Players, and it is already going global.

Penfold Players has been selected by the American High School Theater Festival (AHSTF) to present a student production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland in August 2013. The invitation is an exciting kick-off to Penfold's “Carpe Aestatem” (Seize the Summer) program, which aims to give high school students a theater travel experience every other summer.

Click to go to Penfold's page on its summer programs for teens

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