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Last week we caught up with Michael Johnson, one of our cast members who features in Mark Thomson’s Snowflake. He tells us how he felt in the lead up to opening at Pleasance Above.  Only one week until the opening of Snowflake and we will all be engulfed in the Fringe atmosphere! The whole cast is […]

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On Saturday 5 August The Network’s premiere production Snowflake opened at Pleasance Above during the 70th annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Scottish Drama Training Network (SDTN) in a new partnership with the Pleasance Theatre Trust has established The Network. An ensemble for graduates who have trained in Scotland, as they make their transition from full time […]

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Award-winning Scottish theatre, television and film actress Siobhan Redmond joined rehearsals at Edinburgh College’s PASS Theatre to record the role of the absentee mother in Mark Thomson’s new play, Snowflake. With themes of belonging and how to find human connection in a world dominated by social media, Snowflake has been inspired by the experiences and […]

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As the opening performance of Snowflake fast approaches, we took some time to catch up with Mirren, one of our lovely cast members of The Network. Read on to find out about her first few weeks of rehearsals: Where to start? Probably…with hello? Thanks for taking the time to read my blog entry! I can’t believe […]

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Excitement levels rose up on Monday (19.06) as our graduate ensemble- The Network- had its induction day at Edinburgh College (Granton Campus).  This was a time to both have fun and to do some creative work. In the morning the Network received information packs and had the chance to meet everyone from the creative and […]

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SDTN would like to congratulate Marli Siu who has been nominated for the prestigious Ian Charleson Award for her performance as Hero in Much Ado About Nothing at Dundee Rep Theatre. Having won the Dundee Rep Graduate Scheme award in 2015, Marli was cast as Hero as a result of her graduate placement. While she […]

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Written by Denitsa Pashova, QMU student on work placement with SDTN. Photo credit: Robert Perry On Sunday 11 June, the 15th annual Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) were held at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh. The awards celebrated a year’s worth of incredible theatre made in Scotland and were guest hosted by Gavin Mitchell (Still Game) who presented the awards […]

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SDTN and Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, 2017 The annual Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, produced by Imaginate, hosts theatre makers and producers from around the world during a week of performances showcasing the best of theatre for children and young people. This year the Scottish Drama Training Network partnered with Imaginate to create a Delegate Pathway for […]

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This week the Scottish Drama Training Network invited international Film and TV Director Tom Vaughan to speak to our Network students at two intimate events at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Edinburgh Napier’s Screen Academy Scotland on 25 and 26 May. Tom, originally from Helensburgh, now lives and works in the USA and has […]

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The Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland is an annual event, now in its 15th year, organised and awarded by the theatre critics of Scotland to celebrate the best Scottish theatre achievements in the year. The judges shortlist nominees into 11 categories; Best Male Performance, Best Female Performance, Best Ensemble, Best Director, Best Design, Best Music and […]

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