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Become a Member

Federation of Scottish Theatre membership is open to professional dance, opera and theatre companies and venues, individual professional practitioners and to those working to support the dance, opera and theatre community within Scotland.

To find out more about the range of services and activities we deliver throughout the year, have a look at our Annual Plan.

There are three FST membership categories:

Member Benefits

As a member of FST you will be part of a network of around 200 professional performing arts organisations and individuals throughout Scotland.

FST provides the following services and benefits to its membership:
  • Advocacy: representing the Scottish Performing Arts Sector to the Scottish Government, Creative Scotland and other stakeholders and policy-makers.
  • Tailored training and development opportunities, which are heavily subsidised for the FST Members
  • FST mentoring programme – free for Organisation/Individual members, £100 for Associate Members
  • FST Bursaries
  • Ongoing communication, information and advice services and online resources
  • A range of capacity building projects such as Access Scottish Theatre
  • Regular sector-wide opportunities to network

Pic of FST Members at a networking event
Pic of FST Members at a networking event
Pic of FST Members at a networking event
All pics: FST Emporium Market Day
© photographer Andy Catlin