Catch up with news about our performing arts events and initiatives around the world

26th Apr 2018 — 29th Apr 2018

New bursary winners set off to build international networks

Find out which artists and producers have been awarded grants to attend IETM Porto, a major European performing arts networking event

Announcing the Artists' International Development Fund winners

This fund helps talented individuals explore work outside the UK and kickstart their international careers

27th Feb 2018 — 4th Mar 2018

Female solo shows at Lagos Theatre Festival

Yolanda Mercy and Mara Menzies set off for one of West Africa's most innovative festivals

Your chance to choreograph

Create your own dance in Mix the Body, with some help from Wayne McGregor and dance talent from the UK and India

23rd Nov 2017 — 26th Nov 2017

Announcing the bursary winners off to network in Brussels

We've awarded new bursaries to black, Asian and minority ethnic practitioners to attend IETM

Announcing the Artists' International Development Fund winners

This fund — a partnership between Arts Council England and the British Council — helps talented individuals explore work with collaborators outside the UK and kickstart their international careers

21st Aug 2017 — 27th Aug 2017

Announcing the emerging producers going to Edinburgh Fringe

The Emerging Producers Development Programme helps new UK producers learn about the Edinburgh Fringe and develop their professional networks, both in the UK and internationally

21st Aug 2017

What's happening in UK theatre and dance?

Join our conversation live from the Edinburgh Festivals on 21 August to get tips on this year’s most intriguing shows from Laura Cameron-Lewis and Lyn Gardner

22nd Aug 2017 — 24th Aug 2017

UK artists travel to Edinburgh to build their careers

Our Artist Development Programme helps artists from diverse backgrounds prepare to take work to the Edinburgh Fringe and connect internationally

21st Aug 2017 — 26th Aug 2017

Artists from across the world imagine Edinburgh in 2037

Announcing the eight artists selected for Imagine 2037, a British Council project exploring place, migration and the future

6th Aug 2017 — 16th Aug 2017

Spirit of '47 at Edinburgh Festival

To mark the 70th anniversary of the first ever Edinburgh International Festival we're reigniting the Spirit of '47

Announcing the 20th anniversary Edinburgh Showcase programme

We're excited to reveal a programme of 30 extraordinary productions with love and tragedy, pop culture and global politics

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