Edinburgh amateur theatre


Edinburgh amateur theatre

Edinburgh supports a large number of active amateur dramatics and musical theatre companies. Most weeks see at least one amateur production running, using one of the myriad small theatres and church halls, many of which are familiar with hosting theatrical productions thanks to being in high demand during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Some of the larger companies use the professional stage at the King's Theatre, whilst the City of Edinburgh Council run [http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/internet/leisure/arts_and_entertainment/CEC_church_hill_theatre Church Hill Theatre] is one of the most popularly used theatres for amateur companies.

Musical theatre companies

* [http://www.allegromusical.co.uk Allegro]
* [http://www.bohemians.org.uk/ Bohemians]
* [http://www.edinburgh-gangshow.com Edinburgh Gang Show]
* [http://www.edinburghtheatre.co.uk Edinburgh Music Theatre (EMT)]
* [http://www.edfootlights.com/ Footlights]
* [http://www.themelodramatics.co.uk Melodramatics]
* [http://www.show-case.co.uk Showcase] - stage an annual show which raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Auditions for new members are in March.
* [http://www.smycms.org.uk/ SMYCYMS]
* [http://www.southernlightopera.co.uk/ Southern Light Opera]
* [http://www.tempo.org.uk Tempo]

Opera companies

* [http://www.edinburghgrandopera.com/ Edinburgh Grand Opera]
*Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group
* [http://www.operacamerata.org.uk/ Opera Camerata]

Theatre companies

* [http://www.arkle-theatre.com Arkle Theatre Company]
* [http://www.bigvillage.org.uk BigVillage Theatre Company ]
* [http://www.egtg.co.uk/ Edinburgh Graduates]
* [http://www.theedinburghmakars.com Edinburgh Makars]
* [http://www.ept.org.uk Edinburgh Peoples Theatre (EPT)]
* [http://www.edinburghtheatrearts.org Edinburgh Theatre Arts ]
* [http://www.myspace.com/holycowtheater Holy Cow Theater]
* [http://www.hatsedinburgh.co.uk Holyrood Amateur Theatrical Society (HATS)]
* [http://www.leitheatre.com Leitheatre]
* [http://www.themercators.org.uk Mercators]
*Portobello Players
* [http://www.randomact.co.uk Random ACT theatre company]
* [http://www.stserfsplayers.org.uk St Serf's Players]
*Veracity Theatre


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