#ECPrizeGiving – Zoe Hooper

NC Level 6 Dance student Zoe Hooper has been named the winner of the Academic Excellence Award at this year’s #ECPrizeGiving. Prior to studying Dance at College, twenty-three-year-old Zoe was studying Linguistics but opted for a career change and she hasn’t looked back since. Read more about Zoe’s Edinburgh College experience so far below. “It…

#ECPrizeGiving – Ben Eales

Sixteen-year-old Ben Eales from Edinburgh is hoping to go onto have a career in the creative industries after attending Edinburgh College, and is on course to achieving his goals after being awarded the Schools College Partnership (SCP) award for Acting and Performance at this year’s Prize Giving. We spoke to Ben about what’s it’s like…

#ECPrizeGiving – Jenny Duncan

NC Acting and Performance student Jenny Duncan has been named this year’s Karen Gillan Award winner at #ECPrizeGiving. We caught up with eighteen-year-old Jenny about her Edinburgh College experience so far. What made you choose Edinburgh College for your studies? I chose Edinburgh College to study as I knew PASS was a great place to…

An insight into Costume for Stage and Screen HND

Discover your creative potential and get to grips with industry standard design techniques at Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS). Read our blog to find out more about studying Costume for Stage and Screen with us.   Costume Design Costume design is an integral part of the performing arts and designers have an important role to play in ensuring costumes support other…

Industry professionals share top tips for a career in the creative sector

Edinburgh College 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 seventh 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…

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.…