Ashley Foster is the artistic director of the Byre Youth Theatre. She set up the youth theatre as a not-for-profit company in 2013 following the closure of the Byre Theatre and has continued to grow and develop the business since then. BYT offer a range of theatre arts classes for young people aged between 18 months and 25 years old. In the last four years the number of classes on offer to the community of St Andrews (and its surrounding areas) has more than tripled and they’ve recently branched out into classes for adults. Ashley has worked in the performing arts industry for over twelve years and taught for many institutions including Fife College and Dundee Rep Theatre.