Creative Scotland has today announced its Regular Funding Portfolio. We welcome the success of FST members new to the RFO portfolio and the additional funding for some of our members; for the majority however the announcement represents at best standstill funding, i.e. a real-terms cut.
YDance (Scottish Youth Dance) – the national dance organisation for children and young people in Scotland – is seeking talented contemporary dancers aged 16 to 21 for their dance training programme, the Project Y Performance Course.
Creative & Cultural Skills is reviewing the National Occupational Standards for a range of occupations in the sector.
2018 will be the 10th year of the Made in Scotland showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Booking is now open for Scottish Drama Training Network’s 5th Annual Technical Theatre Symposium.
Following the Scottish Government’s draft budget announcement earlier today, Creative Scotland have said that they are very pleased that their discretionary Grant in Aid budget for 2018/19 is £38.912m, a 21.2% increase on 2017/18.
Hearts & Minds is delighted to announce that Suzie Ferguson has been appointed as Artistic Director.
Today saw the publication of an open letter signed by several leading cultural organisations, including FST, which set out a hope that the Government will continue to recognise the value of funding the arts.
We are delighted to announce the exciting programme of artists who will present work at Early Dialogue Day on Tuesday 20 March 2018 at the Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh:
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.