• Free workshop with ThickSkin

    5 Sep 2012

    We are teaming up with ThickSkin to offer an exciting opportunity for professional artists to work with director Neil Bettles. The workshop will explore ThickSkin's approach to creating theatre ... read more

  • Herald Angel for Dream Plays

    1 Sep 2012

    Dream Plays has been awarded a Herald Angel, bringing the total number of awards won by productions in this year's Traverse festival programme to 16. Orla O'Loughlin said, "I am hugely thankful ... read more

  • Traverse Autumn Programme is Live

    30 Aug 2012

    Once again the Festival has been and gone and this can mean only one thing; The Traverse has a brand new season of work, featuring some exhilarating work from some the finest artistic talents ar ... read more

  • Bumper Awards Harvest at the Traverse

    29 Aug 2012

    It's been another bumper Fringe here at the Traverse with productions from our programme landing a total of 15 awards at recent ceremonies. In all, shows at the Traverse were awarded five Scot ... read more

  • Final Dream Play writer is Andrew Greig

    25 Aug 2012

    Our breakfast theatre series, Dream Plays (Scenes From a Play I'll Never Write) is coming to an end. The twelfth and final writer will be Andrew Greig, with Found at Sea.  Andrew Grei ... read more

  • Traverse begins search for 50 writers

    25 Aug 2012

    2013 is a big year for us. In celebration of our 50th anniversary, we are searching for 50 writers from Scotland and beyond for a year-long attachment.   We're looking for 500-word p ... read more

  • Newly commissioned Tobias Manderson-Galvin is Saturday's Dream Play writer

    24 Aug 2012

    We're even more excited than usual to announce our next Dream Play writer. Tobias Manderson-Galvin was handpicked to work on Dream Plays (Scenes From a Play I'll Never Write) after co-curator Da ... read more

  • New York Premiere for Midsummer

    24 Aug 2012

    The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation has announced that Midsummer (A Play With Songs) is one of the winners of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award 2012.  One of our bigge ... read more

  • Friday's Dream Play writer is Douglas Maxwell

    23 Aug 2012

    We're delighted to announce Douglas Maxwell as the next writer in our series of Dream Plays (Scenes From a Play I'll Never Write) this Thursday 24 August. We quizzed him on his play, A Resp ... read more

  • Gerda Stevenson is third Dream Play writer of the week

    22 Aug 2012

    We're delighted to announce Gerda Stevenson as Thursday's writer for Dream Plays (Scenes From a Play I'll Never Write). We chatted to her about her thoughts on her play, Skeleton Wumman.  & ... read more


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