Getting INto The Spirit of The Festival

A real INsider's view on what's happening at Edinburgh's greatest event of the year. Get the ultimate backstage pass

Feature by Gareth K Vile | 09 Jul 2010

A partnership between the Edinburgh International Festival and The Skinny, IN explores new ways to engage with the Festival, removing it from the confines of the theatre and reaching out to the next generation of music, dance and theatre enthusiasts.

Throughout August, members of IN can attend a series of unique events: exclusive access to rehearsals; the chance to mingle with the stars and bargain price tickets for Pina Bausch's ground-breaking contemporary dance; drinks receptions with the company and artists of Alonzo King Lines Ballet (Thurs 26 Aug); and free tickets to The National Theatre of Scotland's flagship show Caledonia (20th Aug). An open rehearsal of The Sun Also Rises (13th August) will reveal how Elevator Repair Service prepare their celebrated shows, while the drinks receptions and parties are a chance to socialise with fellow enthusiasts.

Other exclusive events include pre-party drinks at Local Takeover, The Skinny's festival party in Princes Street Gardens on 11 August, and a reception with Teatro Cinema on 1 September before ending the Festival on 9 September with a party at Hotel Missoni where future events will be revealed.



Enjoy the benefits of being part of the INcrowd for only £20