Tosg, Dogstar, Right Lines, Mull Theatre Company & Ballet West

The Highlands & Islands Theatre Network Limited (HITN) is a Company Limited by Guarantee (Company No.: 290889) with the following agreed aims:

  • to promote the advancement of education and the arts in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland area for the benefit of the public;
  • to promote the professional theatre sector in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland area at regional, national and international levels;
  • to work with other organisations to encourage wider access to theatre across the Highlands and Islands of Scotland area.

HITN’s role is to provide an identifiable mechanism for contact and communication, advocacy and advice in order to develop a sustainable sector, which takes into account the sparse population and geographical challenges faced by the HITN members.

It has over 20 member companies, ranging from some long established, some new, which deliver a range of activities such as new work (including writing and touring product), educational work, dance, community plays, multi media projects, formal educational courses, Actors masterclasses, special needs, international work, theatre in education, large scale celebrations and site specific performances.

Membership of the Network, and consequently eligibility to apply to the Highland Producers Fund, is open to professional theatre companies who are based and work in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. It is also desirable that any new companies wishing to join the Network have either a good track record or an ability to show secure funding. If you believe your company is eligible to join and wish to become a member please contact Stuart Brownlee, p/t Marketing & Information Co-ordinator, HITN on [email protected] .

Board Members

Ian Brown, Chairperson: Theatre Training and Development consultant; former Professor of Drama and Dean of Arts, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh; Playwright.

Lara McDonald: Administrator Dogstar Theatre Company, (Theatre Companies Rep).

John McGeoch: Arts Manager, Arts in Motion, Evanton, (Theatre Companies Rep).

Dolina Maclennan: Western Isles originated Gaelic Theatre, Film and TV actress and writer/playwright.

Sandy Anderson: Arts Development consultant Highlands, Chairman of PAN.

Ann C. MacKay: Head of School of Arts, Culture & Heritage, Inverness College.


Muriel Romanes: Artistic Director and Actress with Stellar Quines Theatre Company Edinburgh.

Network Development Co-ordinator: Muriel Ann Macleod, [email protected]
Marketing & Information Co-ordinator: Stuart Brownlee, [email protected]

HITN, c/o HI~Arts, Suites 4 & 5,
4th Floor, Ballantyne House,
84 Academy Street,
Inverness, IV1 1LU 01463 717091

For Download:

HITN Certificate of
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HITN Business
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