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This year, the Scottish Drama Training Network is partnering with theatres across Scotland to create Careers in Theatre events for senior phase school pupils. Recently we hosted two events in Glasgow and Edinburgh to inform pupils about the varied and exciting career pathways available in theatre and the creative industries. Our Glasgow event was held […]

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On Friday 10 November, 17 Acting and Performance students from colleges and universities across Scotland, came together at BBC Radio Scotland in Glasgow to participate in a Radio Drama workshop with Radio Director and Playwright David Ian Neville. Students travelled from as far as Ayrshire and Inverness to work with David and his team for […]

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There are a number of performance degrees available in Scotland today for entry in 2018/19: Edinburgh Napier University BA(Hons) Acting and English BA(Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen (in partnership with QMU) Inverness College (University of the Highlands and Islands) BA(Hons) Drama and Performance Queen Margaret University  BA(Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen (in partnership […]

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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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On Friday 25 August, the Scottish Drama Training Network hosted our first Network Day at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. SDTN’s Network of colleges and universities were invited to see Mark Thomson’s Snowflake, performed by The Network ensemble with a special guest appearance from Siobhan Redmond, who is the voice of Mum. The performance was followed by […]

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On 24 August 2017 The Network’s production Snowflake was shortlisted for the first ever Mental Health Fringe Award. The awards were launched this year to recognise the show that most successfully explores the subject of mental health and is run by the Mental Health Foundation with the support of the Tron Theatre in Glasgow and The […]

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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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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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