QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 85 - Page 19

Partnership with Theatre Trust aims to enhance Edinburgh’s cultural sector Q MU AND A leading Scottish theatre organisation have joined forces to develop new talent and support the wider creative and cultural sector in Edinburgh and Scotland. The University and the Festival City Theatres Trust have signed an agreement which will lead to a wide variety of artistic and development opportunities for students, staff and the wider community. The partnership recognises the need to invest in the education and training of the next generation of creative talent. It is predicted that, through the agreement, the theatres managed by the Festival City Theatres Trust, the King’s and Festival Theatres and the Studio at Potterrow will accommodate teaching sessions. For example, QMU students could have the chance to do voice work in large theatre spaces, and to engage in community theatre projec