Welcome to the Federation of Scottish Theatre
FST is the development body for professional dance, opera and theatre in Scotland, bringing the sector together to speak with a collective voice, to share resources and expertise and to promote collaborative working.
FST represents a network of over 120 professional performing arts organisations and individuals throughout Scotland including main house producers, presenting venues, touring companies, companies working in schools and communities, companies producing and presenting work for children, dance companies, local authority venues and educational establishments.
FST undertakes advocacy at a national level with government and funding bodies, co-ordinates capacity building initiatives and provides training, advice and other services to members to secure the creative future of dance, opera and theatre in Scotland.
The Federation of Scottish Theatre exists:
The Federation of Scottish Theatre's vision is:
FST is revenue funded by Creative Scotland and works in partnership with Creative Scotland on developmental and capacity building programmes with additional project funding.
Latest Events & News
NRTF Conference - Call for DVDs of Scottish Theatre companies work
As part of preparations for the NRTF conference a small film showcase room has been made available at macrobert where short films of theatre companies touring work can be screened.Read More>
Step Up 6 Opens for mentor applications
Since its inception in 2008, FST’s Step Up Mentoring Programme has provided training and support to 45 mentors, who worked with nearly 180 mentees.Read More>
Fundraising and Development Manager - The Arches, Glasgow,
The Arches are recruiting for a Fundraising and Development Manager to join their theatre programming team. This is a part time position (2 days a week).Read More>
Seasonal Sound Supervisor - Perth Theatre, Perth
You will be responsible for providing a high standard of production, staging and technical support for the Theatre’s artistic programme. You will have knowledge of all aspects of production and technical work, with a particular specialism in sound and lighting.Read More>