Drafting Your Own Beginnings with James Ley

Drafting Your Own Beginnings with James Ley

james ley discusses some of the key opportunities that helped develop his writing skills, whilst giving his own advice to aspiring playwrights. Award-winning playwright James Ley sat down with us during our Playwriting Fundamentals masterclass to discuss his...
Preparing for An Audition

Preparing for An Audition

“There are many ways to get auditions and the experience will vary for different people…” Hello! My name is Kristian Lustre. I’m a Filipino-Scottish Actor, currently studying at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Being part of Scottish Youth...
Directing my Career with Cora Bissett

Directing my Career with Cora Bissett

CORA BISSETT BREAKS DOWN KEY LESSONS SHE LEARNED ON HER WAY TO BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL DIRECTOR We had the pleasure of being joined by award-winning Director Cora Bissett, who we caught up with whilst she was leading our Directing Fundamentals day at the end of last...
Where Have All the Scratch Nights Gone?

Where Have All the Scratch Nights Gone?

A QUICK GLANCE AT THE EVER-CHANGING SCOTTISH SCRATCH NIGHT SCENE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR SCOTLAND’S NEXT GENERATION OF ARTisTS. Towards the end of last year, I had the pleasure of attending Under the Rug’s second scratch night – Cuttin’ A Rug. Hosted at The...