• Write Here Festival – the countdown is on

    14 Oct 2013

    Rehearsals kicked off today for our 2013 New Writing Festival, with a script read-through for the company and Traverse staff. The three pieces read this morning were the headlining Triple Bill P ... read more

  • Traverse to play part in British Dance Showcase

    11 Oct 2013

    The Traverse was announced as one of the host venues for British Dance Edition, the biennial showcase of British Dance. The programme, which is based in Scotland for the first time since its inc ... read more

  • Tell us what you think

    4 Oct 2013

    We are taking part in a city-wide research project with other cultural venues, measuring the value of the Traverse for Edinburgh's residents and visitors. As part of the research, we are asking ... read more

  • TravCast: Robert Softley

    2 Oct 2013

    In the latest installment of the Traverse monthly writers' podcast, Associate Director Hamish Pirie speaks to Robert Softley, an established actor, writer, director and disability activist about ... read more

  • Peter Arnott presents new play this week

    23 Sep 2013

    One of Scotland's most cherished playwrights, Peter Arnott, has been working at Edinburgh University, developing a play for the Traverse throughout 2012. On Thursday, he will present the culmina ... read more

  • Educating Ronnie: insider insight

    19 Sep 2013

    The Fringe First Award-winning story Educating Ronnie arrives at the Traverse this October. The show tells the true story of Joe, who in 2002 went on a gap year trip to Uganda. While there he m ... read more

  • Morna Pearson makes Canongate's 'Top Storyteller' list

    18 Sep 2013

    In a year of cultural milestones the Traverse is not alone in celebrating a noteworthy anniversary in 2013. Whilst we are turning golden in our 50th year, our friends at Canongate publishers are ... read more

  • First Casting Confirmations of New Writing Festival Announced

    13 Sep 2013

    Great plays are remembered as much for the quality of the cast as for the lyricism of their words. The spoken word can touch hearts and influence minds, if given voice by the best orators. The r ... read more

  • Autumn Season Marks Another Special Anniversary

    5 Sep 2013

    2013 has been a year of celebrations for us and this November will mark another special moment in our story - the fifth anniversary of our annual Dance Festival. We have programmed a rich sched ... read more

  • TravCast: Alexander Devriendt

    30 Aug 2013

    In the latest installment of the Traverse monthly writers' podcast,  Associate Director Hamish Pirie speaks to Alexander Devriendt, founder and artistic director of the award-winning Belgia ... read more


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