Tag: scotland

  • How to Start Your Acting Career in Scotland

    How to Start Your Acting Career in Scotland

    How to start your acting career in Scotland, find acting jobs and the expected cost of living in Edinburgh and Glasgow for 2023 Scotland is steeped in culture that goes way beyond its famous ceilidhs and iconic bagpipes. The country’s breathtaking scenery played the backdrop for films such as Harry Potter, Sunshine on Leith and…

  • BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023: The Full Winners List

    BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023: The Full Winners List

    ‘Aftersun’, ‘Mayflies’ and Lauren Lyle win multiple awards at the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023 On Sunday 19 November 2023, the winners of the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023 were announced during a ceremony in Glasgow. Hosted by presenter Edith Bowman, the awards celebrated the very best in film and TV talent from the past year, with…

  • 2023 BAFTA Scotland Awards Nominations Announced

    2023 BAFTA Scotland Awards Nominations Announced

    ‘Aftersun’, ‘Mayflies’ and ‘Karen Pirie’ are among the leading nominations for this year’s awards The coveted BAFTA Scotland Awards are here once more to celebrate the very best of Scottish talent in 2023. Hosted again by radio DJ and TV presenter Edith Bowman, the BAFTA Scotland Awards aims to honour excellence across the Scottish screen…

  • 7 Reasons to Join a Youth Theatre

    7 Reasons to Join a Youth Theatre

    Why youth theatre is important for young actors and how you can get involved Youth theatre is a lifeline for many young people. It’s a safe place where in-person connections thrive, creativity is celebrated, and individuals are accepted. For some, youth theatre can even become a home and a family. Here are seven reasons why…

  • 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…

  • Inclusion and Representation in the Performing Arts

    Inclusion and Representation in the Performing Arts

    In this episode of The Spotlight Podcast, we talk to performer, theatre-maker and creative Edinburgh’s Programme Manager Zoë Alba Farrugia about representation and inclusion in performing arts and the importance of the artistic community Zoë Alba Farrugia shares her story about moving to the UK as a Maltese performer to follow her acting dream, the…