Theatre management

Aberdeen Performing Arts

34 Albyn Place , Aberdeen AB10 1FW

01224 641122

A NON-profit making company with charitable status set up to run HM Theatre, the Music Hall, Aberdeen Box Office and, from 2008, the Lemon Tree..


Arts and Business Scotland

6 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 7TH

0131 220 2499

DEDICATED to raising private money for the arts.


Creative Scotland

FROM 2010, the organisation set up to replace the Scottish Arts Council with a brief to be responsible for all the creative industries. Discussion group at Perspectives..



Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland

ANNUAL awards in various categories organised by leading critics and presented in June. The first CATS were awarded for the year 2002-03 and are now given in ten categories: best production, male performance, female performance, design, new play, director, technical presentation, children's show, ensemble production and music.

Audience development

Culture Republic

Suite 5.06, The Whisky Bond, 2 Dawson Road, Glasgow, G4 9SS

0141 248 6864

DEDICATED to increasing audiences for the arts in Scotland.

Professional association


114 Union Street, Glasgow G1 3QQ

0141 248 2472

THE actors' union is organised in Scotland by Scottish secretary Lorne Boswell.

Professional association

The Federation of Scottish Theatre

c/o Theatre Workshop, Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5AX

0131 220 6393

ORGANISATION representing all the major subsidised theatre producers in Scotland.

Children's theatre


45a George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HT

0131 225 8050

ARTS agency promoting children's theatre and organising the Children's International Theatre Festival.


Tom McGrath Trust


SET up in memory of the late poet, playwright and maverick, the trust aims to be a source of inspiration, stimulation and support for artists seeking to develop their craft, offering residencies and small grants.

Professional support

North-East Arts Touring

BRINGING productions to theatres and village halls across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

Amateur theatre support

Scottish Community Drama Association

National Office, 5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB

0131 557 5552

ORGANISING body for the amdram scene

Playwrights' resource

Playwrights Studio, Scotland

CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

0141 332 4403

CENTRE for writers across Scotland, offering script reading and development services.



Unit 225, The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ

ORGANISATION set up to support Scottish street arts, phsysical theatre and circus, working towards festivals in 2010 and 2012.


The Touring Network (Highlands and Islands)

10 Ardross Street, Inverness, Scotland, IV3 5NS

01463 231328

PROMOTING rural touring and supporting promoters, performers and audiences in Highland, Argyll & Bute, Moray, Orkney, Shetland and Perthshire.

Youth theatre support

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland

Summerhall, 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL

0131 538 0591

NATIONAL Network supporting the development of high quality youth theatre.

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