Shauna Macdonald

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Shauna is the Co-artistic Director at Edinburgh Youth Theatre.

Shauna has a 20 year career as a multi award winning actor, including a BAFTA Scotland Award 2018 and The Stage Award 2019. She has over 70 credits to date in film, tv, theatre and radio, including Spooks, The Descent, Dangermouse, Filth, Star Wars The Last Jedi. Shauna was starring in MOUTHPIECE, a Traverse Theatre production, when the pandemic hit. She has written and directed numerous plays for and with young people and professional companies. Shauna is artistic director of Edinburgh Youth Theatre.  

Edinburgh Youth Theatre’s key goal is to provide barrier free, youth led, quality participation in the performing arts. EYT has been delivering their drama and filmmaking classes online since April 2020 and has significant capabilities in working online or in-person. EYT also offers local and national performance opportunities including EdFringe and National Theatre Connections and loves nothing better than to work collaboratively on community projects.


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