Category: Graduate Training Programme

In the last of our series of blog posts about The Network 2017, we would like to introduce you to Denitsa, our Communications Assistant. Denitsa joined us as part of a work experience placement while studying for her Masters from Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Arts and Festival Management. Denitsa worked with Laura, our Network Development Officer to help run […]

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Now that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has closed for another year, we hear from Jatinder about his experience on the cast of Snowflake. How am I feeling? Proud! When I left college I was exposed to so many unanswered questions: will there be a place in the industry for me? Do I have the best skills and […]

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It’s not just the cast that makes a show great but also having an incredible technical team behind the scenes. This week our Lighting Designer Murray Wilson talks to us about his experience working on Snowflake.  Well, I can’t believe that’s two weeks of performances! It’s all gone by so quickly. If you told me when […]

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It is already the middle of August and the Fringe is at its peak. The cast and crew of Snowflake have been working hard, Heather tells us about her first week of performances: After three weeks of intense rehearsals, getting soaked by rainy Edinburgh, missing buses, line learning, lots of hard work and even more fun – we have a […]

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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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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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Auditions and recalls – It’s been a busy couple of months….. So the graduate ensemble project is moving on apace, and following the script development workshop sessions with director Mark Thomson, the colleges and universities in SDTN’s Network were invited to nominate HND2 and final year degree students for the Graduate Production Ensemble auditions. The […]

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In January 2017 SDTN launched an exciting new Graduate Pathways initiative for students from our Network of Colleges and Higher Education Institutions across Scotland. This initiative aims to provide an industry standard work experience for students who will be graduating in 2017, either from HND2 or degree programmes. Over the next six months SDTN will […]

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