Familiarization Tour

We are excited to share the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and ICTF experiences with representatives from selected collegiate performance arts programs. The ICTF FAM tour gives collegiate directors, professors and administrators the opportunity to soak in the excitement of the Fringe and obtain a first-hand understanding of the support your group will receive as part of the International Collegiate Theatre Festival. Each accepted ICTF director will be invited to join us for this 5-day familiarization tour. Currently, the ICTF Familiarization Tour includes the following:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast daily and several additional meals
  • Ground transportation within and around Edinburgh
  • Guided Tour of Edinburgh
  • Full Day guided sightseeing
  • Attendance at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performance on the grounds of Edinburgh Castle
  • Admission to ICTF productions
  • Admission to American High School Theatre productions
  • Briefing from our technical team regarding staging a production at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
  • Theatre venue tour with our technical team
  • Briefing with ICTF team to review the ICTF program
  • Free time to explore all that Edinburgh and the Fringe have to offer
  • Daily Edinburgh City bus passes
  • Farewell dinner celebration

Plus, Program Building Opportunities

  • Networking with other ICTF directors
  • Recruiting talented high school performance arts students at the ICTF College Fair.

To be invited to participate in the ICTF Familiarization Tour, you must be an accepted director for ICTF. To apply for ICTF please go the application page. Contact ICTF to learn more – 434-284-9246.

*Inclusions are subject to change.*
 *Airfare may be included with the familiarization tour depending on your deposit level.*

COVID-19 Note: Please note that because of ongoing concerns elated to the pandemic, the FAM tour in 2022 may face some changes in the usual inclusions. The health and safety of our students and faculty is our primary concern. Rest assured that your ICTF team will support you and provide all of the resources you need to make your ICTF production tour an incredible experience!

International Collegiate Theatre Festival

218 West Water Street, Suite 400
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Ph: (877) 857-8840