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FST is the development body for professional dance, opera and theatre in Scotland, bringing the sector together to speak with a collective voice, to share resources and expertise and to promote collaborative working.
FST represents a network of over 200 professional performing arts organisations and individuals throughout Scotland including main house producers, presenting venues, touring companies, companies working in schools and communities, companies producing and presenting work for children, dance companies, local authority venues and educational establishments.
FST undertakes advocacy at a national level with government and funding bodies, co-ordinates capacity building initiatives and provides training, advice and other services to members to secure the creative future of dance, opera and theatre in Scotland.
The Federation of Scottish Theatre exists:
- to support Scotland's dance, opera and theatre sector to be a world leader in artistic and management practice
to place dance, opera and theatre as a key component of Scotland's civic and cultural life
The Federation of Scottish Theatre's vision is:
A confident and ambitious dance, opera and theatre sector creating work of the highest quality
More people watching and participating in professional dance, opera and theatre from all communities across Scotland
A well resourced and managed dance, opera and theatre ecology