Creative Scotland - Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance

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What does this involve?

The Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance is designed to support high-quality work to tour throughout Scotland. It will help the touring sector continue to re-engage with audiences through partnerships between touring artists and companies in conventional and non-conventional formats and staging. Activity can take place from spring 2023 onwards.

Applications open: Wednesday 20 April at 2pm 
Deadline: Wednesday 1 June at 2pm 

The overall budget for this round of the Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance is £1,000,000. There are no upper or lower limits on the amount an applicant can apply for. 

Am I eligible?

All applicants must be based in Scotland and involved in the production and/or touring of live theatre and dance.

Applications will be accepted from:

  • individual dance and theatre artists, companies and organisations
  • independent dance and theatre producers (on their own to create an individual piece of work or on behalf of a group of artists producing a piece of work)

What does this cost?

It is free to apply.

Who is this for?

Scottish-based artists, companies, producers and venues that will be touring live theatre and dance work from spring 2023.

How long does this take?

Application deadline: Wednesday 1 June 2022 at 2pm
Decisions: week of 25 July 2022

Important information

Applicants for touring work that is likely to earn a significant proportion of income from box office need to consider specific criteria which are laid out on page 16 of the guidance document.

Next steps

Visit the Creative Scotland website to read the application guidelines and to apply.

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