The Federation of Scottish Theatre will take the lead in supporting the theatre sector in Scotland to take practical steps against the abuse of power, including bullying, harassment and sexual abuse, in the industry.
Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA), has announced the findings of their Best Practice Research Project and launched the trial of the PIPA Best Practice Charter, which sets out conditions to help theatre organisations become more carer-friendly for workers.
In the aftermath of the reports and allegations in the media this month, Stellar Quines have been considering how best to respond.
Booking is now open for Emporium, which will take place on 20-21 March 2018 at The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh.
Recent allegations have brought to the fore the fact that our sector, like others, can suffer from abuse of power and sexual harassment and any tolerance of it.
Culture Counts has launched a new website – culturecounts.scot
The National Theatre of Scotland’s Production Department is holding an open afternoon at Rockvilla on Wednesday 8 November 2017.
We are delighted to confirm the re-appointment of Vicky Rutherford O’Leary and the appointment of new director Callum Smith to the FST Board.
FST was delighted to support Project X’s Let’s Move to More Visibility Symposium, held at Tramway, Glasgow on Friday 22 September 2017.
Over the past few months, FST has been working hard to review and refresh its training offer and we are now pleased to announce the workshops in our 2017/18 winter training programme.
Applications are now open for the 2018 Made in Scotland showcase. Supported by the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo fund, Made in Scotland offers Scotland-based artists financial support to present a show during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Each year the Federation of Scottish Theatre and the Scottish Society of Playwrights agree updated rates for the commissioning of a play. At the recent FST Members’ Meeting and AGM, FST members voted to accept the proposed updated rates for 2017/18.