With 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues across Edinburgh, the 2017 Fringe included performances in a swimming pool, a boat, a bathroom, a football ground, a tunnel and a racecourse, and featured shows that addressed themes of belonging, identity, grief, Brexit, Trump, fake news, the Syrian conflict, gender and activism.

With the support of local businesses, Dorset County Council, fundraising events and assistance from family and friends ABOP took a group of young actors to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017. 

Ever had that dream where you're performing at the largest Arts Festival on the planet, with like minded young actors passionate about Theatre and Performance? Are you a discerning  parent who would like to provide your son or daughter with an opportunity but don't know where to start? 

Here at The Edinburgh Fringe Experience we can do exactly that.  Each year we take a number of young actors to perform at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August to join hundreds of performers from across the world. 

The Edinburgh Fringe Experience is a project for talented and passionate young actors who are highly skilled in acting, singing, movement and musicianship, and who wish to pursue a career in the dramatic arts, or have a proven track record of performance skill. Individuals are invited to audition for a number of performance roles to enable them to perform daily for one, two or three weeks during the festival.

For young performers seriously committed to their art and wishing to build performance portfolios for University, Drama and Stage Schools this is an invaluable experience to perform, meet like-minded young artists, professionals and soak up all the Edinburgh has to offer during festival season.

With shows running back to back, with limited get in and get out times, flyering on the Royal Mile and around the city to sell shows The Edinburgh Fringe Experience can solidify a young performers dream of a professional career in Theatre. 

In 2019 The Edinburgh Fringe will offer a number of shows for young actors