Dumfries Arts Award Programme

Do you want to develop your confidence and communication skills?

 Do you have an interest in the theatre or creative arts?

The Theatre Royal is a registered Arts Award Centre. Arts Award’s inclusive qualifications support young people up to the age of 25 to develop artists and arts leaders.  

Additional to delivering the Arts Award qualification, the Dumfries Arts Award Programme provides personalised support and work experience training opportunities to young people aged 16-26 with additional support needs.

The programme will help you to develop:


Communication Skills


Learning how to use an electronic screwdriver when building scenery.

Working together to get the job done.

Creating a tableaux demonstrating flying to Neverland.