List of Events

  1. Scratch That!

    Come and join Imaginate for an evening of early-stage performance ideas for young audiences, presented in partnership with the Traverse.

    Info / Book
  2. Audition Preparation Workshop

    First Stages Festival

    Led by Gareth Nicholls, this workshop will examine how to prepare and feel comfortable in auditions.

    Info / Book
  3. Panel Discussion: Who's Who at the Traverse

    First Stages Festival

    Come and meet the Traverse’s Artistic and Programming team. Learn more about the work that goes on behind the scenes and ask questions about what’s coming up next at the Traverse.

    Info / Book
  4. First Stages Readings: I’m Not Here / Tiger Mum

    First Stages Festival By Rachael O’Connor / Eva Edo

    This year, 6 scripts have been selected from over 400 submissions to receive dramaturgical support and be presented as rehearsed readings.

    Info / Book
  5. First Stages Readings: Blessed / Exquisite Corpse

    First Stages Festival By Natalie McGrath / Conor O’Loughlin

    This year, 6 scripts have been selected from over 400 submissions to receive dramaturgical support and be presented as rehearsed readings.

    Info / Book
  6. A Playwrights’ Gathering: Scotland, a place for playwrights?

    First Stages Festival

    A great way to catch up on the latest issues affecting playwrights in Scotland.

    Info / Book
  7. First Stages Readings: Motherland / 44 Sex Acts

    First Stages Festival By Hugo Timbrell / David Finnigan

    This year, 6 scripts have been selected from over 400 submissions to receive dramaturgical support and be presented as rehearsed readings.

    Info / Book
  8. Playwright and Director Networking Event

    First Stages Festival

    This informal networking session is an opportunity for professional playwrights and directors to make new connections and meet potential collaborators.

    Info / Book
  9. Imaginate Accelerator Reading: The Turmeric Trail

    First Stages Festival By Skye Loneragan

    A new play about the power of our thoughts to create our reality. Told through the eyes of an insect-obsessed teenager who is on the brink of exams she can’t afford to fail.

    Info / Book
  10. The Tillers

    Soundhouse

    Hot Cincinnati four-piece, The Tillers have been thumping their own distinctive style of stringband-driven folk music for a decade, riding it all over the country and across the sea.

    Info / Book
  11. Class Act

    Made at Traverse

    Class Act challenges senior pupils from schools across Edinburgh to become playwrights, creating brand new scripts which are premiered on the Traverse stage.

    Info / Book
  12. Alex & Eliza

    By Umar Butt

    Zubair’s grandmother is like everyone else’s grandmother. Until she gets on a plane to visit Zubair seven seas afar.

    Info / Book