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Performing Arts The success of any nation can be measured by its cultural output. That output generates enormous income which in turn enhances greatly the lives of citizens. Not only are the arts of great monetary benefit to a nation, the impact on national psyche and the wellbeing of its people is immeasurable. In Scotland alone, the creative industries generate a turnover in excess of £5.2 billion and employ over 58,600 people. 116