Jon Morgan has announced he will be stepping down as Director of FST in December this year following his appointment as Director of the Theatres Trust.
We are delighted to announce that Magdalena Schamberger, Artistic Director of Hearts & Minds has been appointed an Honorary Professor with the Division of Nursing at Queen Margaret University (QMU) with effect from 1 August 2016.
The Scottish Government in partnership with Creative Scotland, Scottish Refugee Council and the Federation of Scottish Theatre are holding a free one day seminar on how the arts and culture can support the integration of refugees in Scotland.
The Federation of Scottish Theatre is very pleased to announce that Creative Scotland have awarded a small fund to support more professional Gaelic medium theatres and individual practitioners to join FST.
Booking now open for Theatre 2016, the largest ever industry-wide theatre industry conference in the UK.
A fund is to be set up to establish a training scheme in memory of an influential safety and health professional who spent much of his career in Scottish theatre.
Creative Scotland has announced the Regular Funding decisions for 2015-18. It is a mix of good and bad news for FST members.
FST’s Emporium is a well-established event facilitating connections between producing companies, venues, producers and promoters. Since the first event in 2006, the demand for an event allowing companies to ‘sell’ their show has grown and the attendance increased by nearly 300%.
On Sunday 3 August at 6pm to coincide with the press performance for their Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 production of The Carousel, Stellar Quines is premiering its ground breaking film of The List alongside Filming The List, a behind the scenes documentary revealing how the worlds of theatre and film worked with their differences to create a Scottish first for both.
International Festival Encounters: Developing Artistic Entrepreneurship is an immersive and inspiring summer school in Edinburgh.
Toonspeak Young People’s Theatre has been named as a finalist in the 2014 Scottish Charity Awards.
As part of FST’s ongoing aim to reach and support more members in and across all areas of members’ organisations, during 2013/14 we established specialist forums in the areas of dance, producers and touring.