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Online Auditions – Preparation in the new age of Arts

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The world has changed. Once, audition hopefuls crammed together in waiting rooms for a one-minute chance in front of the directors. Now the landscape...
Comedy Scene Covid

The Silence of Laughter  – Are we witnessing the death of Scotland’s Comedy Scene?

Crisis for the Arts as Covid-19 forces Scottish Arts Festivals to shut down for the first time since their creation. Fortunately, aid is on...

Naked on Stage – The Body Confidence Battle for Artists

Nowadays, nudity in popular media is seen as a common phenomenon. From contemporary art to Game of Thrones, many artists and actors find themselves...

Male Ballet Dancers – The prejudice through the pirouettes?

Male ballet dancers are strong, flexible, and graceful, but many professionals are forced to overcome stigma along the way. Why is the judgement and...

Lights? Camera Action – 41% of lighting workers unsure if they will return post-Covid

A survey of lighting professionals has found that over 40% are not sure they will return to the industry after the Covid-19 lockdown. According to...

Stage Fright – The Biological Curse

Sweaty, shaky hands, shortened breath, and a heartbeat as rapid as the drums of the Edinburgh Tattoo. Stage fright affects thousands of performers and...

Hannah Bardell MP presses UK Government to offer greater support for theatre and the...

In light of the pressures on the Arts sector as a result of the Covid lockdown, SNP MP Hannah Bardell for Livingston has raised...

Pleasance launch £10k Development Fund for Artists of Colour

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Exciting news for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020; Pleasance have launched a platform to specifically support Artists of Colour. The Charlie Hartill–Development Fund for Artists of...

Meet the 2019 Performers – Charlie Jack (The Legacy of William Ireland)

Today is already the last in our 'Meet the Performers' series! But fear not, the series will return next year. As...

Prestigious Judging Committee revealed for inaugural Popcorn Group Writing Award

This year will see the inaugural Popcorn Group Writing Award in association with the Pleasance Theatre. The awards will celebrate writing excellence...