Edinburgh Young Theatre
Critic Camp

Hosted a one-week long camp for a group of five bilingual young theatre critics, organized various activities such as workshop, group discussion and group writing.

Invited Dr Mary Mazzilli, University of Essex and Thom Dibdin, Scotland Correspondent for The Stage to give the classes.

Edinburgh Young Theatre Critic Camp aims to help young Chinese-English theatre critic learn English critic writing skills to apply to reviews written in Chinese, and furthermore help them to develop a career as a theatre critic. During Edinburgh Fringe Festival, participants see shows individually or as a group and have accomplished altogether 100 reviews. From dance to drama, children’s show to late night show, popular performances to shows created by emerging young artists. The reviews provide Chinese reader lens to a wide range of shows in Edinburgh.