Online Gaelic Drama Summer School 2021

Sgoil-shamhraidh Dràma Air Loidhne
5th – 9th July 2021

To give young Gaelic speakers the opportunity to develop their acting skills and collaborate creatively while at home due to the Corona virus pandemic, Fèisean nan Gàidheal will be providing an online Gaelic Drama Summer School which will take place between the 5th and 9th of July 2021.  Applications from Gaelic speaking teenagers interested in drama aged between 13 and 17 at the time of the School are welcome.  A limited number of places are available.

Timetable and Equipment
The School’s tutor team, David Walker and Angus Macleod, will deliver 2 online sessions each day.   These sessions will be delivered via Zoom using Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s own account. Participants will require access to suitable equipment and permission to use the internet at these times.

If you have any questions please contact Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s Drama Officer Angus Macleod  by e-mail on

While participation in the School is free of charge, we would welcome donations to help fund the school and other summer Fèis activities. If you are able to donate, you may do so by clicking on the button below:

Sgoil-Shamhraidh Dràma Air Loidhne is funded by Creative ScotlandBòrd na Gàidhlig and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

SSD Archive

Staged performances at the Gaelic Drama Summer School

A video recording of the SSD 2018 performance of Call na h-Iolaire (The Iolaire Tragedy) at Kilmuir Hall on Friday 13th July.

Official photos taken of the SSD 2015 performance of DNA by Dennis Kelly at Àros on Thursday 16th July 2015.


SSD2014 aig Àros
An Ite Gheal (The White Feather) produced during SSD2014 was performed at Àros on Thursday 17th July 2014.

Short Films produced at the Gaelic Drama Summer School

In addition to a stage performance, participants also get the opportunity to develop and produce a short Gaelic film for FilmGMG ALBA’s Gaelic short film competition.  An archive of the short films submitted to the FilmG competition is available here: Sgoil Shamhraidh Dràma Shorts

An Dealbh-chluich (The Play) by SSD2019

Seonaidh Dubh le SSD2017

Faigh Wi-Fi! le SSD2016

Faigh Wi-Fi! by SSD2016’s for FilmG2017 short film competition won the award for Best Film in the youth category.

A selfie taken by MSP John Swinney, Deputy Prime Minister of Scotland 
with the winning SSD2016 participants at the FilmG 2017 Awards Ceremony.
Official Photos taken at the Film 2017 Awards Ceremony

Gaol an t-Samhraidh by SSD2015

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