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Scottish Drama Training Network have partnered with Glasgow Film Festival to offer four acting students the opportunity to attend the GFF Industry Focus. The fourth annual Glasgow Film Festival Industry Focus event, which will run from 27 February to 1 March 2019 and will host leading film and TV industry professionals across a bumper three […]

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Scottish Drama Training Network are offering ninety technical theatre students the opportunity to see The Dark Carnival – a new show created and performed by Vanishing Point and A New International. The three specialised events at Citizens Theatre @ Tramway, Traverse Theatre and Dundee Rep offer a chance for Technical Theatre & Production Arts students in […]

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To win this funded place on the ABTT Bronze Certified Award for Theatre Technicians has been a great opportunity for me to learn about what I love. The first day, we were taught the necessity of Health and safety procedures on theatre, and the importance to internalise the idea of being responsible for you and […]

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Scottish Drama Training Network – Radio Drama workshop with BBC Radio Scotland. 16 SDTN network students from University of the West of Scotland and Napier and Queen Margaret universities, recently took part in a Radio Drama day at BBC Radio Scotland. The students were in their final year of study, on the BA (Hons) Performance […]

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The Scottish Drama Training Network is thrilled to once again be partnering with theatres across Scotland to create Careers in Theatre events for senior phase school pupils. These workshops are designed to inform pupils about the varied and exciting career pathways available in theatre and the creative industries. We were delighted to welcome pupils from […]

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On Friday 24 August, in partnership with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, we hosted our now annual Network Day at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. SDTN’s Network of colleges and universities were invited to the Pleasance Theatre in the afternoon to see Propeller; a show devised and performed by the 2018 Network Ensemble and directed by Caitlin Skinner. […]

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Introduction to The Network Ensemble – co-produced by SDTN and Pleasance Futures. The Scottish Drama Training Network is funded by the Scottish Funding Council to promote and influence drama training in Scotland and to work in partnership with the education sector and industry to support graduate pathways. Following research with the network’s students and lecturers […]

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We are delighted to be working alongside Stellar Quines. Stellar Quines is an award winning Scottish theatre company that celebrates the value and diversity of women and girls by making brilliant theatre, provoking change, nurturing artists and empowering participation. Stellar Quines are providing creative support to the development of The Network’s new Edinburgh Fringe production Propeller, directed by Caitlin Skinner (Village Pub Theatre, Sanitised, Woke). Stellar Quines’ support […]

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Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland at Perth Theatre Winner of the BEST DESIGN award went to Simon Wilkinson for the Lighting Design for Flight (Vox Motus) pictured with CATS Convenor Mark Fisher, SDTN Director Lucy Vaughan and receiving the award from Blythe Duff. Picture by Graeme Hart. Copyright Perthshire Picture Agency. SDTN were delighted to […]

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