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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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Contemporary Screen Acting students at the University of the West Of Scotland are celebrating the news that their Gaelic short film An Àite Eadar na Facail (The Space Between Words) has been shortlisted in 5 different categories in the MG Alba-sponsored  FilmG competition. Best Drama FilmG Award Best Performance Best First time director Best student […]

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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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CPD session: Supporting pupils through audition – drama Thursday 23rd February 4:40 – 6:30pm Royal Conservatoire of Scotland   Entry to the Creative Industries is offering a short, fully subsidised, CPD session for teachers which explores audition processes. The session will refresh teachers’ knowledge of current audition expectations as well as give information on FE […]

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  Hi everyone!  Remember this request?  Christine is still looking for  some more information….  they have collated some responses but she has asked me to re-distribute the details of the final paragraph (highlighted below)*  – on the current destinations of your Theatre Students, in particular for the last year that you have statistics.   Calling […]

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The Primetime Emmy Awards saluted excellence in national primetime programming once again this year and America’s most successful premium television company HBO picked up 2 awards for its epic series, ‘Game of Thrones’.  Reid Kerr College student Daniel Porter has been riding high on the programme’s success since he landed his own primetime role in […]

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The Scottish Drama Training Network is a Scottish Funding Council initiative and has been set up to provide enhancement for Scotland’s  Colleges and the five Higher Education institutions that deliver courses in any of the following: Acting, Contemporary Performance Practice, Musical Theatre, Technical Theatre Skills, Film, Television and Radio. The SDTN is expanding its activities […]

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The second Annual Conference of the Scottish Drama Training Network  will take place at the new Ayr campus of the University of the West of Scotland on Thursday 3rd May 2012. Coach transport will be available for delegates. Please keep checking back to the SDTN website for further information as it becomes available.

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A new and unique arts and entertainment company is thriving thanks to it’s talented founder Alison Sinclair.  The former Technical Theatre graduate from Reid Kerr College in Paisley launched her business idea this summer and very quickly she realised that her unique blend of mixing art with theatre would become a huge success with children.  […]

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