Residency opportunity: At HOME with Jerwood

At HOME with Jerwood will support four artists to make a step change in their practice and careers.

This opportunity is open to individuals and companies across all art forms who are:

  • Currently living and making work in the North West
  • In their first three to ten years of practice
  • Working in any discipline HOME is involved in: Theatre and Live Art, Digital, Film (inc. narrative, documentary, animation and artist film) and Visual Arts

The selected artists will be in residence at HOME from June 2023 to March 2024. Over the course of a year, you will undertake a tailored residency which will include training, practical making, development opportunities and mentoring from our creative team alongside industry professionals.

The end of the residency will culminate in a sharing of your project, which could be with your peers, professionals or a public audience. This bespoke sharing will be down to the individual artist and project which could take a variety of forms and scale.

It will include

£12k split as follows:

  • £9K to cover the cost of your time.
  • £3k to cover whatever you need to achieve your project outside of paying for your time. For example, it could cover material, studio space, kit, collaborator’s time.

Further support, in cash or in kind, administered by the HOME team in conversation with the selected artist consisting of:

  • Training opportunities. This could be in house, using the expertise and skills of the HOME team or external.
  • Access fund to enable you to take part in the residency. This could be to cover transport, translation, or anything else we haven’t thought about.
  • Access to HOME’s rehearsal room to play and experiment with practice – if relevant to your project. Other spaces might be available depending on the schedule of activities. Please note, this opportunity doesn’t include the provision of a permanent artist studio space, but the £3K budget can be used towards this.
  • In house producing support throughout the residency.
  • A creative mentor to provide regular artistic support inc. one to ones, dramaturgical support, observing work and critical feedback.

You must:

  • Have been creating work professionally for a minimum of three years and maximum of 10 years (not including full-time education).
  • Have an artistic practice in either Theatre, Film, Digital or Visual Arts.
  • Be at a pivotal moment in your career and looking to make a step change in your artistic practice.
  • Have an idea of what you would like to explore during the residency. This could be a specific project, new collaboration or exploring different ways of working.
  • Consider your artistic practice and work to be in line with HOME’s artistic ambition and mission
  • Be based in the Northwest (The North West comprises Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside and Manchester) at time of application and throughout the residency.
  • Not already be the recipient of Jerwood Arts funding.

Find out more here. 


Stage One: Expression of interest.
Deadline: Mon 3 Apr 2023, 12 noon.

Shortlisted applicants notified: Mon 17 Apr 2023.

Stage Two: for shortlisted applications
Successful applicants will be informed by Fri 19 May 2023.

Residency will run from June 2023 to March 2024

Deadline: Mon 3 Apr 2023, 12 noon.

Source: Write A Play

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