Colombian visitors get creative at Edinburgh College

A group of five performing arts professionals from Colombia are attending Edinburgh College to develop their English and find out more about the prominence of the creative industries in Scotland. Diana Cifuentes, Juan Orozco, Angelica Corredor, Nathalia Contreras, and Mateo Rueda are participating in an eight-week programme, which involves them spending time in and out…

Performing Arts (PASS) auditions for 2020/21 courses

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) will be holding auditions at our Granton Campus for the following courses: NC Performing Arts: Dance HND Dance HND Musical Theatre 18 November 2019 | 10:30am 17 February 2020 | 10:30am 30 March 2020 (Dance only) | 10:30am 29 April 2020 | 10:30am To arrange an audition, please contact dance@edinburghcollege.ac.uk. Please…

#ECPrizeGiving – Simone Martis

Twenty-three-year-old NC Acting and Theatre Performance student Simone Martis flew across Europe from his home island of Sardinia in Italy to follow his dream of studying acting in Scotland. Simone is the winner of Karen Gillan Creative Industries Student of the Year award, and we caught up with him to find out about his experience…

Faces of Glow – Marcello Di Candia

Twenty-six-year-old NC Theatre Design student Marcello Di Candia can’t wait to see his designs come to life inside the historic Riddle’s Court on Wednesday 29 May as part of A Portal to the Past. Marcello and classmate Irene Navarro were asked to design a number of costumes that would be worn by performers at the…

Faces of Glow – Connor Clarke

Twenty-one-year-old Acting and Performance student Connor Clarke will be performing alongside his classmates in the production of Beautiful Burnout by Bryony Lavery, about the soul-sapping three minutes when men become gods and gods, mere men. It’s about the second when the guard drops, that moment when the eyes blink and miss the incoming hammer blow.…

Edinburgh College Creative Industries students get tips from industry experts

Edinburgh College’s students gained insight into what it takes to make it in the creative industries as the College hosted some of the country’s top professionals at its sixth annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Students from the College’s Creative Industries courses attended the event at its Granton Campus where they had an opportunity to get…

Edinburgh College student trains at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

An Edinburgh College student recently attended a five-day technical theatre training course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. HND Technical Theatre and Production Arts student Laura Laria was awarded a place on the ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians) Bronze training course for Theatre Stage Technicians, after winning a competition organised by the…

The Voice and Contemporary Text with Ros Steen

The Voice and Contemporary Text with Ros Steen

Come along to a two-day event to research and develop your voice with Nadine George Voice Work®. There is an event in February and another in May. 9 & 10 February 2019 11 & 12 May 2019 10.30am – 5.30pm Edinburgh College Granton Campus 140 West Granton Road, EH5 1QE Edinburgh College student/staff £60 per…

PASS Open Day 2018

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) are having an open day this December 2018. There will be workshops, information on courses, a chance to see the state-of-the-art facilities and a dance performance. Granton campus 19 December 2018 10am – 1pm Come along if you are interested in: Acting Costume Dance Make-Up Artistry Musical Theatre Technical Theatre…

Student Fringe Festival show rehearsals in full swing at Granton Campus

Rehearsals for a Fringe Festival drama production which showcases upcoming talent from across Scotland’s colleges are in full swing at Granton Campus. ‘Propeller’ – co-created by The Network Ensemble, The Scottish Drama Training Network (SDTN) and award-winning director Caitlin Skinner – will be performed by eight acting students at Edinburgh’s Pleasance Theatre for the duration…