The British Council’s biennial Edinburgh Showcase is the single biggest opportunity for UK theatre companies to introduce their work to international promoters. The programme comprises new work that represents the very best of contemporary theatre and dance, reflecting the breadth and diversity of British performing arts.
Since the British Council’s first Showcase in 1997 the event has given 350 theatre and dance companies the opportunity to tour overseas, building new relationships and opening up new markets for the UK’s performing arts.
The Showcase will take place from Monday 21 - Saturday 26 August 2017
Imagine 2037 is a festival of imaginary performances created by artists who are migrants. It celebrates the 20th anniversary of the British Council's Edinburgh Showcase by looking to the future. In the first of the series Farah Salah, a Palestinian dance artist based in Scotland, takes us to a hilltop in Edinburgh in 20-years-time
Eight diverse artists and 15 producers from the UK join us at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. We're giving them special access to the Edinburgh Showcase, helping to build their creative insight and professional networks both in the UK and internationally