Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve been compiling resources on funding, support, advice and wellbeing, as well as keeping our members updated on our advocacy efforts at regional, national and UK levels.
Professional performing arts industry body, the Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST) today warmly welcomed the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture’s announcement of a £10 million fund to help secure the future of live theatre and dance in Scotland. FST’s members have been hit hard by Covid-19. International tours were cancelled from the […]
Performing arts industry body, the Federation of Scottish Theatre (FST) and strategic partner Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) welcome Scottish Government Workplace Equality Fund support for plans to improve business resilience through increased access for parents and carers in Scottish performing arts companies.
Scottish dance, theatre and music artists invited to apply for funding to present work at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020.
Federation of Scottish Theatre have just appointed co-Chairs of their board: Belinda McElhinney, Executive Producer of Take Me Somewhere – Glasgow’s new festival of contemporary performance and Liam Sinclair, designate Executive Director / Joint CEO of Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre are sharing the role in a first for FST.
More than a quarter of artists and art workers are considering or planning to leave Scotland because of Brexit according to a new survey. This figure was almost twice as high amongst foreign Scotland based artworkers.
The Green Arts Conference: Culture Change is the conference for Scotland’s sustainable cultural community organised by Creative Carbon Scotland featuring key speakers, interactive workshops, a networked community of #GreenArts practice and sustainable event design.
Federation of Scottish Theatre have just launched the training programme for Autumn / Winter 2018/19.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Go, See, Network, Share Fund to provide financial support FST Full and Individual Members to enable them to attend key sector events, both domestic and international, where attendance provides significant opportunity for continued professional, creative and project development.
Last week saw the announcement of two new awards for shows presented at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The SIT-UP Awards will aim to harness the power of plays to achieve greater social impact by supporting theatre companies before, during and after their productions allowing them to encourage audiences ‘to do something’ if they are affected by work they have seen on stage.
UK Theatre and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) have launched the Theatre Helpline, a free 24-hour phone and email service supporting theatre professionals with any issue affecting their health and wellbeing.
We are delighted to announce the first batch of awards for FST’s 2018-19 bursaries.