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September 8, 2017
Summerhall Performance Programme
The programming department looks after the live performance elements at Summerhall, such as Theatre, Dance, Physical Theatre and Performance Art.
August 20, 2017
TOTAL AWARD shortlist
Total Theatre have released their shortlist for the 2017 awards. We are delighted that 11 of the 22 shortlisted are Summerhall shows. The Total Theatre Awards participate in a peer led, peer-to-peer process of critical dialogue and debate exploring excellence and evolving form in contemporary performance. Within the Emerging Category for shows by
August 11, 2017
Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017
We are delighted to announce that a huge number of Summerhall Fringe shows have been included in the longlist for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2017. The Freedom of Expression Award honours an Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre production of excellent artistic merit that builds understanding and raises awareness about human rights in an inspirational
August 5, 2017
SUMMERHALL KIDS HIGHLIGHTS 2017
Theatre for families is an important part of what we do here at Summerhall, with the venue itself a welcoming place to explore and to rest up in our spacious and accessible café during the Festival month (just remember to come in at the side of the building if you’re bringing a buggy). This year,
July 25, 2017
Summerhall Artist Development Programme
The pilot comprises: two Labs, offering artists time, space and money to develop new work, two Scratch nights, offering artists the chance to try out an idea in front of an audience, and four Space development weeks, offering artists in-kind space to develop new work. Look out for a callout in September for the first Lab and the first Scratch event. But to kick things off, we’re now inviting applications for the first two Space development weeks.
May 23, 2017
Vacancy: Qualified Electrician with Select Cert.
Qualified Electrician with Select Cert required to carry out all aspects of electrical work in a listed building – Summerhall Arts Venue. Summerhall is looking for a competent electrician to carry out all general repairs, new installations, consumer unit testing, annual testing, PAT testing & basic 3 phase work. Various electrical jobs required for our
April 13, 2017
Summerhall Christmas Market 2017
Applications are now open to take part in our annual Christmas market. In order to apply please follow the link below and complete the application form. Applications will close on Monday 15th May 2017 Applications will be processed and responded to by 26th June. We are accepting applications for: Stallholders Food vendors (Limited spaces in
April 13, 2017
Private and small group English courses and immersion experiences for international adults. Improve your real-life English in authentic contexts through personalised lessons with talented teachers! Classes of 1 to 6 students, Monday to Friday daytimes and evenings.
April 11, 2017
Fringe 2017 Technicians
We are looking for experienced technicians to join our team for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. Summerhall provides a challenging and exciting environment for a technician, requiring a range of skills and personal qualities and encouraging professional and personal growth.
April 3, 2017
Summerhall Recruitment – Fringe 2017
Summerhall, Edinburgh's biggest arts venue and award winning Fringe venue is now recruiting for it's 2017 Fringe team.
April 3, 2017
Vacancies: The Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant
We are currently recruiting for The Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant, situated at Summerhall Arts complex in central Edinburgh.
December 14, 2016
Summerhall and Feral Arts present the Autopsy Award 2017
The Autopsy Award aims to help artists working in Scotland who make boundary-pushing performance work to undertake an Edinburgh Fringe run.
November 4, 2016
Payroll, Finance and HR Administrator Required
Experienced, self-motivated and robust individual required to full-fil the above role at exciting and busy Edinburgh Arts venue. The ideal candidate will have experience with payroll software, display the ability to deal with pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and have proven organisational and cash handling skills. Reporting in the first instance to the Financial Director you
September 23, 2016
Job Vacancies - Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant
We are looking to add to our kitchen team for The Royal Dick Bar & Restaurant, situated at Summerhall Arts complex in central Edinburgh.
September 13, 2016
Mischief La-Bas and Summerhall Present Festival of Death - PRESS RELEASE
Mischief La-Bas and Summerhall Present Festival of Death 28 October – 27 November 2016 Opening events and ALL performance programme 28 – 30 October With an opening weekend over Hallowe’en and Mexico’s Day of the Dead, the Festival of Ian Smith: A Celebration of Death (full title) will take place this autumn at Summerhall. Following
August 29, 2016
Summerhall Festival 2016: The Curtain Falls on an Amazing Fringe
Summerhall celebrates its most successful festival fringe to date – five years after the year-round Edinburgh venue opened. The festival programme this year boasted 132 shows in a programme that took 10 Fringe Firsts, four Total Theatre awards, the Holden Street Theatre Award which will see Scorch head to Adelaide Fringe in Australia, an Amnesty
August 26, 2016
Summerhall Festival 2016: Summerhall scoops an unprecedented 10 out 19 Fringe Firsts
Shows at Summerhall have won ten Fringe Firsts out of a possible 19. This week judges from the Scotsman newspaper handed out the prize for new writing at the Fringe to Scorch, Growth, One Hundred Homes and Letters to Windsor House. In the first two weeks of the Fringe, Kieran Hurley’s Heads Up, Ontrorend Goed’s World
August 22, 2016
Summerhall Festival 2016: Record Ticket Sales at Summerhall
Summerhall’s Director Robert McDowell has paid tribute to the artists and shows who have put his venue at the centre of the Fringe thanks to record ticket sales and multiple award wins. Attendances are up 30 per cent on 2015, with more tickets bought in the first two weeks than in the whole of last
August 21, 2016
Summerhall Festival 2016: A Day of French New Writing
Summerhall is pleased to announce that tomorrow, the 22nd of August, for one day only, we will premiere three new French plays that have been translated into English as part of Cross Channel Theatre Initiative. Led by the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni, supported by the SACD, and in collaboration with IPR ltd, Cross-Channel Theatre aims
August 20, 2016
Summerhall Festival 2016: Three more Fringe Firsts for Summerhall
Another three Summerhall shows have been awarded Fringe Firsts. Jenna Watt’s Faslane, Two Man Show by Rash Dash and Us/Them by Bronks were all awarded The Scotsman’s prize for new writing in the second week of the Fringe. The paper’s chief critic Joyce McMillan told The Stage, the award winners were “a really interesting mix of completely new