Tag: edinburgh fringe

  • Tips for Planning Your Edinburgh Fringe Show

    Tips for Planning Your Edinburgh Fringe Show

    What to keep in mind when you’re planning to bring a show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Taking a show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe isn’t something to be done on a whim. It takes months of preparation and planning to make sure everything runs smoothly, and even then, there’s plenty that can be forgotten or overlooked.…

  • Accessibility at the Edinburgh Fringe

    Accessibility at the Edinburgh Fringe

    Top tips for making an inclusive, accessible Edinburgh Festival Fringe show and how to communicate your access needs as a performer Making theatre accessible and inclusive is vital, but it isn’t always easy – especially when it comes to putting on a show in a historic city like Edinburgh when old, often inaccessible buildings become…

  • Promoting Your Show at the Edinburgh Fringe

    Promoting Your Show at the Edinburgh Fringe

    Tips for marketing and promoting your Edinburgh Festival Fringe show After all the hard work of funding, budgeting, and bringing your show to the Edinburgh Fringe, you’re finally ready for an audience. You have tickets to sell, seats to fill, and interviews to give, but none of this comes without marketing and promoting your show. It’s important to…

  • Cost and Budgeting Tips for the Edinburgh Fringe

    Cost and Budgeting Tips for the Edinburgh Fringe

    Top tips for costing and budgeting for your show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe How much does it cost to bring a show to the Edinburgh Fringe? It’s the hopefully not-a-million-dollar-question asked by every ambitious creative wishing to bring a show to the festival. Unfortunately, it’s also very much a ‘how-long-is-a-piece-of-string’ kind of question, and the answer is…

  • How to get Funding for Edinburgh Fringe

    How to get Funding for Edinburgh Fringe

    Top tips on how to raise funds to put on a show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe It’s no secret that putting on a show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe can be costly. Expenses you’ll need to plan for can include: Venue costs Registration fees Production costs Accommodation Travel Marketing, PR and press costs Living…

  • The Ultimate Guide to Putting on a Show at the Edinburgh Fringe

    The Ultimate Guide to Putting on a Show at the Edinburgh Fringe

    Everything you need to know if you’re performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has a special place in the performing arts calendar. Every August, the Scottish capital becomes the centre of an explosion of shows, cultures and performances celebrating everything the arts has to offer. It’s a great place for performers…

  • Tips for Taking Your Show to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

    Tips for Taking Your Show to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

    Top tips if you’re thinking of taking your show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A lot of work goes into taking shows to Edinburgh, but showcasing your work at the Fringe could be a hugely beneficial experience. We spoke to performers at the festival to get their advice about how to go about planning and…

  • Telling Stories through Puppetry with Richard Hay

    Telling Stories through Puppetry with Richard Hay

    Spotlight talks with Richard Hay, puppeteer and co-creator of Sharklegs Theatre Company, about puppetry, going viral, and taking Sharklegs’ new, Amazon-exposing show, Fulfilment, to the Edinburgh Fringe. Hi Richard! How did you first get into puppetry? I graduated from drama school a long, long time ago, and I did a course at East 15 [where]…

  • 10 Performers Made Famous at the Fringe

    10 Performers Made Famous at the Fringe

    Spotlight’s pick of 10 performers who first found fame thanks to the Edinburgh Fringe Everything can change after the Edinburgh Fringe. Perform the right show in the right way with the right people in the room, and you could follow in the footsteps of countless others who have gone on to illustrious careers. Your show…

  • 5 Reasons to Go to the Edinburgh Fringe

    5 Reasons to Go to the Edinburgh Fringe

    If you’re on the fence, here’s why it’s time to beg, borrow or steal a ticket to the Edinburgh Fringe… Every year, you probably hear about all those friends and loved ones on a pilgrimage to that little thing known as the Edinburgh Fringe. You don’t need us to tell you that taking a show…