A very special welcome home for new and returning students

A new and groundbreaking personal service to warmly welcome new and returning students has been launched by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS). ‘The Welcome Home to RCS’ includes everything from a friendly virtual ‘hello’ for new students arriving to start their studies and branded RCS face masks for all students and staff, to a

Graduates nominated for The Stage Debut Awards

A trio of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduates is tipped for top theatre awards that celebrate the brightest new talent on the UK stage. Chase Brown, Brooklyn Melvin and Bethany Tennick have been nominated in The Stage Debut Awards 2020, which recognise breakthrough actors, writers, directors, designers, composers and lyricists. The winners will be announced


Dr Angela Jaap joins innovators in global fellowship

  Charles Dickens, Marie Curie, David Attenborough and Stephen Hawking ”¦ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland lecturer Dr Angela Jaap joins illustrious company after being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). Dr Jaap, who specialises in teacher education and professional learning at Scotland’s national conservatoire,

RCS Junior Conservatoire contemporary dancers join online celebration of UK youth dance

Dance goes digital this weekend in an online festival that brings together some of the biggest names in the industry ”¦ and features a special performance from dancers of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Junior Conservatoire. The JC Contemporary Dance Group will take to the virtual stage as part of U.Dance Digital, a three-day celebration

UK ballet schools unite in auditions for September 2021 entry

Ten UK ballet schools have come together in support of thousands of young dancers considering the next step in their training. In response to Covid-19, the current lockdown and its impact on dance training and preparation, ten institutions have moved the audition period from this autumn to January for September 2021 entry.


RCS sees red to highlight danger for live events sector from Covid crisis

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will be bathed red tonight (Monday, July 6) to shine a light on the UK’s crisis-hit live events and creative sectors. The Royal Conservatoire’s Renfrew Street building will be part of the nationwide #LightItInRed campaign to highlight the critical condition of the events, arts and creative sectors, and its need


From a global TV star, arts leaders and broadway legends: the messages of inspiration and hope for Scotland’s national conservatoire’s Class of 2020 A Hollywood and TV superstar, a Broadway icon, an internationally acclaimed opera singer and the legendary composer of musical Wicked are amongst a cast of leading lights in the arts world who

New package of support unveiled for Conservatoire’s class of 2020 graduates

A new graduate funding initiative, career development opportunities and future performances on the RCS stage ”¦ they’re just a few ways in which the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will support the Class of 2020 as they take their first steps on the professional path in unprecedented times. RCS, in collaboration with its Students’ Union, has

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