We're DELIGHTED and very excited to have been named a FINALIST in the the Arts and Media category of the Proud Scotland Awards 2019 "for demonstrating originality, creativity and community engagement" with Jock Tamson's Bairns and last year's public debate series!
In the age of the #MeToo movement, some might be wary of the title 'One to Watch'. Not us, though. We're practically elbowing our way to the spotlight, as we announce today with great delight that we're finalists in the 'One to Watch' category of the 2018 Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards!
Producing 14 shows across six venues, plus doing PR for three additional shows, meant a very busy July/August for us indeed. But more importantly, it meant meeting and working with an army of amazing artists and arts industry people to deliver an exciting programme of world-class shows. And in the end, the fun totally outweighed the fatigue and stress. We may still be knackered and full of the Fringe flu right now, but we're also feeling pretty darn proud of our first, full Edinburgh Fringe season.
Listen up, creative types; our associate producer Louise Oliver has got something to tell you. Whether you're about to battle the wild and fickle beast that is the Edinburgh Fringe, or pack in a secure day job for a precarious career in the performing arts, Louise is here to remind you of how much the world needs you. And as seasoned arts industry manager, who also acts, writes, sings, and produces for a living, she knows what the hell she's talking about.
Looking for hot Fringe tips for this August? The full Civil Disobedience programme of shows for the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe is now on sale, including Courtney Act, Michelle Shocked, Roddy Bottum's Sasquatch, Hans, Carla Lippis, Mindy Raf, PLACES, Tomas Ford, ALIVE: Music for Night of the Living Dead, and many more.
I’ve been working with artists for most of my adult life. In the 90s I studied acting and was one…