Theatr Ieuendtid Lllan Elli
Llanelli Youth Theater
To provide educational opportunities and facilities and to encourage participation by young people in all aspects of the performing arts in Llanelli.
“Don’t Be Anything Less, Than Everything You Can Be”
Acting as a creative process is personal, and involves critical and self-evaluation, an understanding of the self and the world in which we live. The process can often be painful, as well as rewarding, but is always a long one. Once the performer understands that acting is not merely copying or pretending, but a revealing process, then the hard work begins. Acting is not dressing up or putting on masks but the revelation of the soul of a character as a complex being, involving all the contradictions and foibles presented in the text. Very often the process leaves the actor vulnerable and therefore skills must be acquired to cope in such a precarious and shady business.
“Don’t Be Anything Less, Than Everything You Can Be"
Llanelli Youth Theatre was formed in 1984 by a group of youngsters, with a view to establishing a theatre company with a professional attitude. It was the result of demands made by young people who wished to present their own productions and work in all aspects of the theatre. Its aim was to present quality drama, while at the same time involving young people.