Royal Conservatoire of Scotland to premiere two transatlantic musicals at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Two moving new musicals will premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August – the result of a transatlantic collaboration between two world-renowned performing arts institutions. Scotland’s national conservatoire and the American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University, Illinois, have joined forces for the second time to present the thematically linked productions which will


Royal Conservatoire of Scotland ready for another five star Fringe run

Following rave reviews and sold-out audiences, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland returns to the capital this August for another five-star run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Scotland’s national conservatoire, consistently recognised as one of the world’s top ten performing arts education institutions, will take a trio of musical theatre productions to the Fringe, staged by

Graduation speech from Principal Jeffrey Sharkey

Graduation is always a highlight of the year at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. If you missed this special occasion you can watch the ceremonies here and below we have published the graduation address by Professor Jeffrey Sharkey, Principal of RCS, to the Class of 2018.  Honoured Guests, Graduates, Ladies and Gentlemen Thank you all


RCS is number 1 for graduate employment

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is number one in Scotland for graduate employability according to new figures released today (Thursday, July 5). The study, by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), reveals that 99.2% of graduates are in employment or further education on the day that Scotland’s national conservatoire – one of the world’s top

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland entrepreneur awarded up to £45K in inaugural enterprise fellowship programme

A pioneering arts practitioner at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) has been recognised for his entrepreneurial spirit in a new nationwide enterprise programme. Stephen Roe, production manager at Scotland’s national conservatoire, will receive up to £45,000 grant funding plus one-years’ business development from the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) to take his business to


RCS student joins Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures

Keenan Fletcher, final year BA Modern Ballet student, has today been announced as one of Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures cast members. Keenan will be part of the cast for Swan Lake, which will tour the UK for 32 weeks starting in September 2018, including an eight-week run at Sadler’s Wells over Christmas. Keenan is about