5 Ways to Survive the Edinburgh Fringe

5 Ways to Survive the Edinburgh Fringe

Doing the Edinburgh Fringe this year? As a performer, or maybe as an audience member? Well welcome to the biggest theatre festival in the world. There's over 900 shows per day performing across the Edinburgh Festival, so you're in for a treat. 

But three weeks at the Fringe is a tough gig. Whether you're actor, director, technician, audience member or comedian - you're going to have to survive your Edinburgh Festival Fringe to tell the tale.

The full time acting students on our 1-Year Course at Acting Coach Scotland perform 20 times across those three weeks and it's a serious wake up for most of them to joy, sadness, madness and sheer adrenalin of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

We've collected together some of the best advice on surviving it around and listed it for you below. Enjoy! 

Tips on Surviving the Edinburgh Festival from The Telegraph


Eat Properly, Get a Rainboat, Get Out of the City... Read More?  

A Maverick Priest’s Guide to the Edinburgh Fringe


Comedian and Priest Maggy Whitehouse offers a funny but handy guide to surviving the Festival this year. Read More...

A Funny, Clever and Very Helpful eBook Guide to Surviving the Fringe from Visit Scotland 


Visit Scotland created this downloadable, printable eGuide to Surviving ALL of the Edinburgh Festivals, not just for actors, but also for tourists. It's witty, intelligent, helpful and Read More...

Get the Skinny and the Low Down on Surviving the EdFringe 2017!


Solid, helpful, independent advice on where to eat, where to stay, what to see, and how to discover the next big Read More...

A Veteran Edinburgh Fringe Performer Offers their Advice 


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Short and sharp advice from someone with professional experience of performing at the Fringe for actors and Read More... 

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The 12 Obstacles

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One of the biggest obstacles to a successful acting career is the inner critic, the voice in your head, but there are many more.

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