Archive for October, 2020

Bare Academy

Bare Academy

New Skool kicks from Bare

Edinburgh’s Bare Productions has launched Bare Academy, aimed at providing local amateurs with opportunities to improve their skillsets and confidence in dance, acting and singing.

October 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rich Kids Live Stream for Trav

Rich Kids Live Stream for Trav

Javaad Alipoor to stream hit shows at Traverse 3

Manchester-based Javaad Alipoor Company is to give two online adaptations of EdFringe hits their Scottish premieres with live streams on the Traverse’s year-round festival website: Traverse 3.

October 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

Capital Theatres gets £0.5 million emergency funds

The Scottish Government has announced an emergency grant of £500,000 for Capital Theatres, the charity which runs Edinburgh’s King’s, Festival and Studio theatres.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Celebrating Tom McGrath

Celebrating Tom McGrath

New Maverick awards and celebrations of Tom’s 80th.

The Tom McGrath Trust is celebrating what would have been the late, great playwright and jazz musician’s 80th birthday with the announcement of the final three Maverick Awards.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Macbeth forced online

Macbeth forced online

E.A.S. abandons plans for al fresco Macbeth

Edinburgh Acting School’s planned outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth on Halloween weekend has been forced to move online, as current Covid-19 restrictions were extended this week.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Freelance Hardship Fund Details Published

Freelance Hardship Fund Details Published

How to apply for the CS £5m emergency fund

Creative Scotland has published details of who is eligible for the £5m Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers and how to apply when it goes live on Monday 26 October 2020 at noon.

October 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
McGrath’s 80th marked

McGrath’s 80th marked

Magnetic North revive McGrath’s Dream Train

Edinburgh’s Magnetic North theatre company is streaming a new performance of its first ever production, The Dream Train by Tom McGrath, on what would have been the playwright’s eightieth birthday.

October 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
L20 applications open

L20 applications open

Lyceum opens new artist attachment scheme

The Lyceum has announced details of its professional development scheme, L20, which is open to all artistic disciplines other than acting and will take on 20 Edinburgh-based creatives for a year.

October 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Shrapnel Live & Online

Shrapnel Live & Online

Pandemic show Shrapnel gets Zoom premiere

Edinburgh grassroots theatre company Production Lines is staging C.M.F. Wood’s pandemic play Shrapnel live on Zoom for four performances at the end of November.

October 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Outside, Damned Spot

Outside, Damned Spot

E.A.S. plans al fresco Macbeth at Marchmont St Giles:

Edinburgh Acting School is planning to stage an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at St Giles Churchyard, Marchmont, on Halloween weekend.

October 17, 2020 | By | Reply More