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
Dance UK’s Launch Dundee 2014
On Friday 21 February 2014, Dance UK and partners Scottish Ballet, Scottish Dance Theatre, CityMoves Dance Agency, Dance Base, Y Dance, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, The Workroom, Federation of Scottish Theatre, Creative Scotland and Dance House, are hosting Launch, the professional development and networking day for dance students and recent graduates. This is taking place for the first time in Scotland.Read More>
FST SSP Agreement Update
FST and SSP have agreed new rates for Play Commissions from April 2014.Read More>
Executive Producer - Scottish Dance Theatre, Dundee,
Scottish Dance Theatre, Scotland’s principal dance company, with a significant international touring presence, is looking for an Executive Producer with an impressive track record in the dance or performance sector.Read More>
Non-executive Directors - National Theatre of Scotland
Non-Executive Directors for the Board of National Theatre of Scotland. This is a voluntary, non-remunerated role.Read More>