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Scotland’s Capital Drama School

Queen Margaret College providts a high quality three year actor training with the option of a further fourth year specialisation. It is one of only two conservatoire acting courses in Scotland accredited by the National Council for Drama Training.

Graduates of this degrte course have the nght to Equity membership - the mark of pl’t‘ft'SSIOIli‘ll status in actor training

Q.\l’s Drama Department offers acting training beside degrte routes offering specialisms in stage management, directing, lateraiy management, playwnting, arts administration, theatre studies and community theatre.

Studying at QM, you benefit from tnendly and supiAWllVC training and easy access to Edinburgh's renowntd and vibrant theatre scene.

Queen Margaret College Drama Department,

Clenvood Terrace, Edinburgh EHlZ SIS Tel: 013] 31" 3247

a unique drama education in a unique city

Queen Morgorei College

EDINBURGH established I875




An exciting RAMSHORN

programme . of short DIRECTORS COURSE part-ti)“e THE ART or ACTING Theatre Arts courses WRITING FOR atthe


University of Strathclyde Drama Centre

All courses are taught by tutors working in professional theatre

For details! costsl application form, contact Sylvia jamieson, Administrator, The Ramshorn Theatre 98 Ingram Street, Glasgow GI IES 0|4I - 552 3489

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Caledonia Courses for all levels and ages In Spain, Italy, France. Germany, Austrla, Portugal, Greece, Brazll, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru. Ruosla and Japan. Spanleh + walking/trekking/latln dance; Italian + palnting/ traditlonal cooking; French and Bordeaux wlne courses. Courses from 1—24 weeks. Places still available for all start dates. Gap year and one semester programmes in Europe from January1995.

Details from Kath Bateman, Caledonia Language Courses 20 Eildon Street, Edinburgh EH3 SJU

Tel/Fax 0131 558 7118 e-mail: caledonia@mcmail._corn

Guitar Tuition

Grad. of London Guitar Inst. now has places available for most styles of guitar tuition.

First lesson free. Phone Andy on 013] 553 I274

I Cello and piano tuition by experienced. friendly. professional teacher and l‘erforiiier. Children and adult beginners. re-learners and advanced students all welcome. Creative. ftiii and supportive learning. Tel t)l3l SSI ~153l.

BE COOL I)e\ elop your creativity by learning guitar at The lidinburgh Guitar Studio. Satisfaction and results guaranteed. Bookings: 0131 553 1617.

PIANO TUITION by entl‘iusiastic. professional teacher. All grades and ages beginners welcome. City centre location (top of Leith Walk). Grand Piano. Peter Bream GRNCM. Tel: 0131 556 5311.

I Soundshare weekly flute and jail. saxophone workshops. instrumental tuition by experienced tutor. Learn to read music workshops for adults. Contact Ii. Hartley. B..\lus on DIJI ()36 5804.

I Gaelic tutor beginners arid intermediate. individuals or small groups. Free introductory lesson. Glasgow area only. Phone Kenneth McManus OH] 776 7757.

SPANISH NATIVE SPEAKER Creative Spanish lessons for all levels. Glasgow or Stirling.

Please call 01786 850345.

MATHS/PHYSICS TUTORING Gravity getting you down‘.’ Calculus just a downhill slope‘.’ Friendly. effective help.

All levels.

Call: 0131 554 9928.

I Do you need help Will) your linglish‘.’ Qualified. experienced teacher. One to one or small groups. All levels. Please call ()l-Il 958 1509.

I Spanish and German lessons from native Spanish speaker with teaching experience in Germany. All levels catered for. Please call

()I-Il 423 3638.

I Guitar lessons all styles taught; rock. pop. blues. folk. jazz. Song writing encouraged.

Standard Higher Grade taught.

beginners welcome. all ages.

Call 0131 557 847‘).

I Singing lessons from professional singers. Demo tape

and CV on request. Telephone

()l-ll 563 795‘).

I Piano and clarinet tuition Adult and children. beginners. advanced and re-learners all welcome. 'l‘elephone ()l4l 64‘) (i568.

I Ceroc Pure Dance Addiction The original and best form of modern jive. Beginners welcome every week at any night. ~15 minutes beginners class followed by dancing to lt).3()pm. Learn to dance to any music: club. Latin. rock ’n' roll.

etc. Licensed bar at most nights.

Come alone or with friends (no need to bring a partner). Doors open at 7.15pm. Beginners‘ class at 7.30pm.

Aberdeen: 'l‘liursdays at The Palace Nightclub. Bridge Place (off Bridge Street). I‘ree opening night on Thursday 30 October. Attention: Aberdeen only. doors open 6.45pm. beginners class 7pm. freestyle til l()pin.

Dundee: Wednesdays .it The Mirage Club. St Andrews Lane.

Falkirk: Mondays at St Modan's Church Hall (off the High SII'L'L‘I).

Glasgow: Tuesdays at The Plaza Ballroom. l [-27 Victoria Road. tiglinton Toll. Southside. 'I‘liursdays at The Venue Nightclub. 47-1 Saucliiehall Street.

Edinburgh: Mondays and Wednesdays at Moray House. 37 Holyi'ood Road. Thursdays (except during Festival) at St

, Stephen's Church Hall. St

Stephen's Street (bottom of Howe Street). Stockbridge. I-‘urther details from (MRI-I 613 30‘).

Note: classes are open throughout the year including batik holidays.

Ii-inail: infoQ‘

I Tango Argentina The original tango. David and Biljana of Tangomania (London) teach in Edinburgh. 28/29 November; Glasgow. l3/l-I December. Beginners (Saturdays). intermediates (Sundays). lnfo: lidinburgh 0l3l 229-1534. Glasgow Ol-Il 357 4056. Day id (H71 2S1 5369.

I The Edinburgh City Ballet School Ballet. mime and free- nioveinent classes. Saturdays. 22 (k 2‘) November. (i ty l3 December. ‘) 30- I Iain. Sotitli l.eith Parish Church Halls. Henderson Street. offGreat Junction Street. Contact Jonathan Burnett. ()l.‘~l 225 2897.

I Flamenco and belly dance classes. Glasgow atid lidinbtirgh. livenings and weekends. New term starts January. Bookings now being taken! For details send SAli: Carrie Todd. 2| Clerniiston Crescent. lidinburgli I-iHJ 7DY. Tel: (MM 336 3073.

I Learn to Lindy Hop the

original swing dance which

changed the Charleston foreyerl

No experience or partner necessary. Workshops with Carolene tv Russell l.3()~1.3()pin.£l(). Beginners Saturdays. intermediates Sundays. l3/l-I December. 24/25 January. 2 l/ZZ l't‘lil'tltll‘y. at Marco's. 55 Groy e Street. lidinburgli

Weekly Thursday classes reconiuierice l5 January with local teachers iii The Gy in. lidinburgh Academy. 48 Henderson Row. Edinburgh. Beginners 7 8 30pm. intermediates S.3()~l()pin. £4. Beginners special - titty lite. sixth class free. Information 0131 3135l5t).

FREE Quores Catt. PHiL ON

013 554 6646



Blackfriars Street (of? Royal Mile near Holiday Inn)