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Spotlight - Spotlight was founded in 1927 and has since become world-famous for its casting directories. Today over 30,000 performers appear in the book and internet versions of Spotlight, and there is a casting breakdown service for members of the acting directory. There is also a useful career advice section.
Equity - The trade union which represents performers and artists, protecting the rights of actors, directors, choreographers, stage management and designers. Equity now has a Scotland Actors Directory for details of members based in this country. It's website also has a useful links page.
SCDA - The Scottish Community Drama Association works to promote all aspects of community drama throughout Scotland. Visit the SCDA site for details of amateur companies, including The Mercators.
The Raw Talent Company - Raw Talent provide acting classes (including cold reading, audition techniques, and acting tuition for those under 18), and bring in trainers such as DF Acting's Danielle Farrow for specialist workshops. Their website also has a useful resources page. Tel: 0131 510 0133
Tightlaced Theatre - A new writing theatre company that also provides training and opportunities for actors and directors.
Charioteer Theatre - A professional touring theatre company which offers shows in Scotland and abroad and provides regular training courses.
Theatre Scotland - Home of Scottish Theatre, created by Mark Fisher and featuring playwrights, actors, directors, reviews and what's on.
Mark Westbrook at Acting Coach Scotland provides acting classes, professional acting masterclasses and audition coaching in Glasgow.
Actors Kitchen - A place to hone and share your skills while enjoying the support and inspiration that comes from fellow professional actors gathering together - every Thursday in Edinburgh.
The Actors Bothy - A weekly studio where professional actors can build up and maintain specific Meisner technique skills - every Tuesday in Glasgow.
Antonia Doggett - Theatre director and acting coach based in the West End of Glasgow.
edgeeradica - "edgeeradica, lead by david a roberts, practices forum theatre skills and techniques in workshops, devising and production. working with both professionals and non professionals. edgeeradica also admins forum theatre scotland on facebook." [sic]
Liminal Theatre - Magical physical theatre company whose shows include elements of ritual and cross-cultural styles.
AA Pantos - Pantos written by Edinburgh-based writers Alistair Ferguson and Alan Richardson, including sample scenes as well as synopses.