PASS open day 2017

Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) are having an open day this December 2017. There will be workshops, information on courses and a chance to see the state-of-the-art facilities we have on campus. Granton campus 13 December 2017 10am – 1pm There will be a dance performance of First Footing at 2 pm. Come along if…

Dance Auditions 2018 – 2019 Courses

PASS will be holding auditions at our Granton Campus for both NC and HNC Dance along with BA(Hons) Dance on the following dates. NC Performing Arts: Dance / HNC Dance Monday 8 January 2018 | 10 am Monday 12 February 2018 | 10 am Monday 30 April 2018 | 10 am Tuesday 19 June 2018 | 10 am BA(Hons) Dance…

Siobhan Redmond joins college graduates in the cast of Mark Thomson’s Snowflake at the Pleasance

  Award-winning Scottish theatre, television and film actress Siobhan Redmond joined rehearsals at Edinburgh College’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) Theatre to collaborate with students on a new play at the Fringe, Snowflake. Siobhan joined three HND Acting and Performance graduates from Edinburgh College, Mirren Wilson, Harvey Reid and Shyvonne Ahmad, who are also part…

Glow festival ready to light up the city

Edinburgh College’s Glow festival 2017 is about to illuminate the city with a two-month celebration of students’ creative talents. Almost 1,000 students from the college’s creative industries courses will take over city arts venues for performances and exhibitions, showing the work they have been doing over the last year. ​Glow runs until 16 June, with…

Glow photo exhibition at Creative Exchange

To celebrate the launch of Glow festival​, which runs from 27 April-16 June, there will be an exhibition of Glow images taken by BA Professional Photography students  Susan Williamson & Becca Davidson. The exhibition is at the Creative Exchange ​​(29 Constitution Street, Leith EH6 7BS), until 9 May. Students from all the creative industries departments…

Creative Industries Dance Open Day

Creative Industries Dance Open Day Tuesday 28 March 1 pm – 3 pm An opportunity to learn from the experienced dance lecturers of PASS and watch a FREE performance from our BA(Hons) and DART 2 Students. See the facilities of Edinburgh College and find out about the dance courses PASS has to offer. Ask your…

Preparation for Audition Workshop

BA Hons Dance Preparation for Audition Workshop Tuesday 28th March 2017 1pm – 3.30pm This workshop will give you an insight into what is expected at our BA Audition. It will build confidence and prepare you for that next step on your professional dance training journey. Stage 1: You will participate in a practical class…

PASS Launches graduate support programme

PASS Launches graduate Support programme

The college has partnered with Scottish Drama Training Network (SDTN) and Pleasance Theatre Trust to launch a new scheme to help acting graduates make the transition from training to industry. SDTN, in partnership with the Pleasance, is establishing a new graduate pathway for colleges and higher education institutions as they make the transition from training…

PASS Open Day

PASS Dance Open Day Thursday 22 December 1pm – 4pm Granton campus ​Performing Arts Studio Scotland is one of Scotland’s leading establishments in professional dance training. Join us for an interactive day of dance workshops and shows. Learn all about life at Edinburgh College and how we can help you achieve the future you want.…

Dance Auditions

2017 – 2018 COURSES Edinburgh College is home to Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS). We offer a diverse professional training experience in our state of the art facilities. Our dance programme has a reputation for producing well-rounded professionals who work across many aspects of the dance industry as dancers, choreographers and teachers here and abroad.…

Shona’s Glow wins first paid gig

For Shona Brodie Hill, the end-of-term show at Edinburgh College may just have set the young actress up for a successful professional career. Because the 19 year old from Buckstone, Edinburgh, got an agent as a result of her performance in the college’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) showcase at the city’s Traverse theatre. Now…

PASS dancers’ costumes are works of art

Edinburgh College dancers helped stage a Roy Lichtenstein-inspired performance at the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art, featuring eye-popping costumes paying homage to the artist. Dance students from the college’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) wore Lichtenstein-themed costumes designed by students at Edinburgh College of Art for a one-off dance piece. The choreography was also inspired…