Students Staff

04 August 2016

Full Listings: East 15 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

Here is a full list of productions and events at the Edinburgh Fringe linked to East 15 Acting School.

The following six productions all appear at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe with support from the East 15 Graduate New Company Awards, funded by the University in 2016.

Buzz: A New Musical - Fat Rascal Theatre
Winner of the 2016 Stella Wilkie Award, Buzz is a musical journey through the history of the vibrator and a single woman’s quest for sexual independence. Bridget Jones meets the Book of Mormon.
Greenside @ Infirmary Street • 6 Infirmary Street, EH1 1LT
(Olive Studio) B0131 618 0758 V236 GE6
Preview Aug 5 20:45(1h) £8.00 (£6.00) Aug 6-13,15-20,22-27 at 20:45(1h) £10.00 (£8.00)

I Keep a Woman in My Flat Chained to a Radiator - Theatre, Apparently
Stephen is preparing for a hot date organised by the woman shackled to his plumbing. A hilarious, fast-paced, black comedy about a kidnapper and his victim.
ZOO • 140 The Pleasance, EH8 9RR (The Monkey House)
Previews Aug 5-6 16:00(45m) £5.00 Aug 7-16,18-29 16:00(45m) £9.00 (£7.00)

Juice Straws Are Bleak - Superglue Assembly Line
A little girl wants a friend. A plastic bag wants to mind its own business. In Picklesworth Primary, we don't always get what we want. A delirious punk-fuelled comedy dripping with disappointment. Spike your juice boxes.
Greenside @ Infirmary Street • 6 Infirmary Street, EH1 1LT (Olive Studio)
Previews Aug 5-6 23:10(50m) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 8-13,15-20,22-27 23:10(50m) £9.00 (£7.00)

The Mission - The Outbound Project
It's 2057. Earth is on the brink of disaster. We need to relocate. Follow Jenny on her journey from pint puller to interplanetary hero. Using movement, puppetry and original music, The Mission explores
mankind's curiosity with outer space.
Pleasance Courtyard • 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ (Pleasance Above)
Previews Aug 3-5 14:20(1h) £6.00 Aug 6-9,12-14,19-21,26-28 14:20(1h) £11.00 (£10.00)
Aug 10-11,18,24-25 14:20(1h) £9.50 (£8.50) Aug 15-16,22-23,29 14:20(1h) £8.00 (£7.00)

The Starship Osiris - Willis & Vere
Armed with a cast that despise him and a slim budget, visionary George Vere endeavours to bring you his sci-fi masterpiece. Intergalactic comedy farce. 'Fearless' *****
( 'Hilarious' **** ('Truly clever' *** (
Underbelly Med Quad • Teviot Place, EH8 9AG (Clover)
Previews Aug 3-5 13:30(1h) £6.00 Aug 6-7,10-11,15-16,18,22-25,29 13:30(1h) £8.00 (£7.00)
Aug 8-9,12-14,19-21,26-28 13:30(1h) £9.50 (£8.50)

Yokes Night - Stay Up Late Collective in association with Bear Trap Theatre
Dublin, 11th March 2015. All drugs are legal. On this night of rebellion, Harry finds himself under the influence of Saoirse. Bound by the ecstasy of their union, secrets are shared, and the stench of
bloodshed is looming.
Pleasance Courtyard • 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ (Bunker One)
Previews Aug 3-5 14:15(1h) £6.00 Aug 6-9,12-14,19-21,26-28 14:15(1h) £10.00 (£9.00)
Aug 10-11,17-18,24-25 14:15(1h) £9.00 (£8.00) Aug 15,22-23,29 14:15(1h) £7.50 (£6.50)

Other East 15 graduate productions at The Fringe

Blush - Snuff Box Theatre in association with Underbelly Untapped
Three women and two men swim in shame. Everyone's exposed. Everyone wants revenge. No one's talking about it. Five candid stories about revenge porn and its victims. Blush is a slap in the face and a call to arms.
Underbelly, Cowgate • 66 Cowgate, entrances on Cowgate and Victoria Street, EH1 1JX (Big
Previews Aug 4-5 18:00(1h) £6.00 Aug 6-7,10-11,15,17-18,22-25 18:00(1h) £10.00 (£9.00)
Aug 8-9,12-14,19-21,26-28 18:00(1h) £11.00 (£10.00)

Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII
Tier 5 Theatre Project
What's a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face his six wives in the afterlife? Henry VIII must discover what his legacy has become – one entirely defined by women.
theSpace on the Mile • 80 High Street, EH1 1TH (Space 2)
Aug 5-6,8-13,15-20,22-27 21:45(1h30m) £10.00 (£8.00)

East 15 Auditions and Interviews at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Tuesday 23 August from 11.00am at Fringe Central
This summer we shall, for the first time, be hosting auditions for our MA Acting and MA/MFA Acting (International) courses and interviews for our MA/MFA Theatre Directing programme.
To book for an audition or interview e-mail

East 15 Events and Workshops at Fringe Central

Fringe Central is a space within the Fringe that is designed for the participants and performers that make the Festival happen. As well as acting as a meeting place, the venue offers a series of events designed to help and support those involved in the Fringe. East 15s team will be contributing to the programme with the follow events and workshops.

Movement and Voice Workouts – helping to keep in top shape for the duration of the Festival run.
15 August at 10:30 and 16;00 22 August at 10:30
Puppetry and Animation Workshop – exploring the principals of object animation
16 August at 10:30
Postgraduate Pathways to the Profession – Advice on the opportunities offered through further study
16th August at 15:00
Training in the UK for Internationals – An insight into the values of UK theatre training
22 August at 14:00
Building Robustness; How To Deal with “No” – a Survivors guide to the Theatre industry
23 August at 10:00

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