Theatre critic Mark Fisher to deliver SDTN workshop

We are really excited to announce that one of Scotland’s foremost commentators on the arts Mark Fisher, is set to deliver a workshop based on his book The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide as part of the Scottish Drama Training Network Graduate Training Programme 2016.

Mark has written about theatre in Scotland since the late-1980s, contributing theatre reviews, interviews, arts features and travel articles to newspapers and magazines in Scotland and all over the world. As an editor, he has worked for the Edinburgh International Festival and Raploch Urban Regeneration Company. The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide: how to make your show a success was published in February 2012 and How to Write About Theatre: a manual for critics students and bloggers was published in August 2015.

Mark is the Scottish theatre critic for the Guardian and Variety, a former editor of The List and a freelance writer. Every August, he is one of the judges for the Scotsman Fringe Firsts and also an advisor for the Carol Tambor Award. He has also been on the panel for the Herald Angels and the Amnesty Awards.

He will be appearing at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow on 25 May and ACT Aberdeen on 23 June to deliver his lively workshop about how to make your show a success at the world’s largest arts festival. This workshop is ideal for any actors, producers, directors, theatre makers or technicians who want to learn more about the Edinburgh Fringe from a true insider.

Any graduating student from our network can participate in the Glasgow workshop, find out more here.

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