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New Awards Support Theatre for Social Change at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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 SOLT launch Theatre Helpline

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.

2018 Made in Scotland Programme launched

The 2018 Made in Scotland programme was launched this morning when Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, announced the companies and artists selected.

2018-19 Step Up Mentor Applications Open

Mentor applications are now open for Step Up – our unique professional development programme designed to support and develop individuals working within the performing arts sector.

The Touring Network Call for Performers

The Touring Network is looking performers with tour-ready work to participate in a showcase at their annual Gathering. This year’s event will take place in Forres, coinciding with the Findhorn Bay Festival, from Thursday 27 – Saturday 29 September 2018.

The Work Room present new online dance resource

Last month The Work room launched In Motion, a new online screen dance resource. For this project, they were commissioned by digital arts platform The Space to produce a short series of short films showcasing independent dance artists making work for screen in Scotland.