“The National Theatre of Scotland has helped rear a new generation of talent by building long-lasting relationships across the country. It is now hard to imagine the Scottish cultural landscape without it”

The Scotsman, 2018

“The National Theatre of Scotland speaks of a vibrant Scottish theatrical culture that recognises how a modern nation is never defined simply by a single heritage.”

The List, 2017


Our mission is to create extraordinary, audacious, inventive theatre that represents the richness of contemporary Scotland.

Reaching and engaging the broadest possible audience making theatre for everyone, irrespective of where they come from, how much money they have, their ethnic background, ability, gender identity or language group.

We believe that theatre can have a significant positive impact on society and we intend to be a leading force of that positive social change, focusing especially on future generations.

Our ambition is great but we can’t do it without you…..

There are many ways in which you can play a part helping make our ambitions a reality, from a wide range of ways to support as an individual to corporate support around sponsor and partnership opportunities.

Everything we receive is invaluable to our continuing efforts to deliver exceptional work to the widest possible audience.   Below are the ways you can help us by supporting.

Individual Donor Support

Our individual donors help us break down barriers and make theatre for everyone.

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Corporate Support

We believe a corporate partnership with us should be a sound business decision as well as a socially responsible one. We would love to have a discussion with you exploring the ways our opportunities can be tailored exactly to your needs.

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Festive Firsts

We believe that theatre should be for everyone, irrespective of where they live, how much money they have or whether their life situation allows them to take part.


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American Support

For over 10 years, we’ve been sharing some of our finest work with American audiences. Our loyal donors across the pond enable us to continue bringing the best of Scottish theatre to the US.

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National Theatre of Scotland is registered with the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR), the independent regulator and registrar of Scottish charities. Established in 2005, OSCR’s work as Regulator ultimately supports public confidence in charities and their work, setting and encouraging high standards in fundraising to increase public confidence in charitable giving. In registering and displaying their logo, we demonstrate our commitment to the highest fundraising standards, treating the public with respect, honesty and clarity in all our fundraising activities, underpinned by an accessible fundraising complaints procedure for members of the public.

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Header image: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour. Image by Manuel Harlan.

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