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Once a Catholic by Mary O'Malley is a rip-roaring comedy about the rebellious pupils from the Convent of Our Lady of Fatima in London as they experience the trials and tribulations of sexual awakening, coming to terms with their religion and living in the era of the rock ‘n’ roll 50s.  It will be performed […]

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A new Masters degree in Writing for Theatre and Performance is being launched at the University of Edinburgh this coming academic year.  Applications are now open for the new course, which has been designed by Scottish playwright Nicola McCartney. The course has a high level of professional contact, has links to all major Scottish theatre […]

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Update: The deadline for submissions has now passed. God Help The Girl is a musical feature film, which will be made in 2012. It is written and is to be directed by Stuart Murdoch, the lead singer of the group Belle And Sebastian. The production team is looking for young talented people for many parts, […]

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Renowned, Montreal-based entertainment company Cirque du Soleil work all over the world with their unique, spectacular and amazing shows, They are at the cutting edge of large auditorium technology, with performers working on everything from the highest wires to underwater in tanks. SDTN has received notice that Cirque du Soleil are recruiting automation professionals for […]

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The Performance and Production Learning Programme offers participants the opportunity to gain a practical award in theatre and performance. Pitched at Level 7, the course sits between a Higher and Advanced Higher qualification and is worth 29 SCQF credit points. The course is open to people aged 16-25. This intensive six and a half week […]

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The Who’s Tommy bursts to life in a new production with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s BA Musical Theatre students. A powerful story of Tommy, a deaf, mute, and blind boy who becomes an international pinball playing sensation. Featuring classic hits including Pinball Wizard, this fantastic and epic rock musical will stir your every sense. […]

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In December 2011, BBC One launched an incredibly popular three part drama series based on the early life of famous vet and author James Herriot. The star of the show is former Langside College student Iain De Caestecker.   Iain left Langside College in 2010 after successfully completing an HND in Acting & Performance. He […]

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The fourth year students of the new Acting for Stage and Screen programme shared between Napier University and Queen Margaret University are performing two plays this spring. The first show in February is One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Dale Wasserman and directed by Ian Davie. The second show in March is A View […]

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Angelus from UWS on Vimeo. A short film recently created as part of the University of the West of Scotland's Screen Drama module.  Students were tasked with setting up their own production company, then creating a short collaborative film.  Angelus features the acting talents of Performance students Mary-Jo Hastie and Gillian Clannachan, and was directed […]

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