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The Federation of Scottish Theatre is a membership and development body which advances the interests of professional Scottish dance, opera and theatre at home and abroad.

With over 140 members ranging from small scale dance, opera and theatre companies through to major venues, touring networks and national performing companies, FST brings the sector together to speak with a collective voice, to share resources and expertise and to promote collaborative working.

FST undertakes advocacy at a national level with government and funding bodies, co-ordinates capacity building initiatives and provides training, advice and other services to members to secure the creative future of dance, opera and theatre in Scotland.

The Federation of Scottish Theatre exists: to support Scotland’s dance, opera and theatre sector to be a world leader in artistic and management practice; and to place dance, opera and theatre as a key component of Scotland’s civic and cultural life.

Dance, Music Theatre, New technologies, Performance Art, Physical Theatre, Playwriting, Puppetry / Object Theatre, Street arts, Site specific work, Theatre, Youth Theatre