Talent Development at Harrogate Theatre| 2022 CALL OUT – SEED COMMISSION OPPORTUNITIES

Harrogate Theatre is looking to support four companies or solo artists across the 2022/2023 financial year. You can be working across any discipline creating theatre in its broadest form.

This year, in order to increase the range of work they can present offsite in spaces with step free access, they are looking for four projects which should be technically self-contained and should be able to present in a space with:

  • A maximum 6m x 5m playing / performance area (ie not to include audience in this footprint).
  • Require no more from the host venue than 13A power supply, blackout facility & changing room access.
  • Loose, configurable audience seating.
  • Some of our partner venues include Harrogate Library, Wesley Centre, St Wilfrids Church Hall, Cold Bath Brewery Clubhouse.
  • The piece you are creating should fit with the theatre’s Artistic Policy and meet Arts Council England’s Creative Case for Diversity


  • £3000 cash seed funding to 4 successful companies or individuals to go towards making their project. Up to 3 of these may be offered to companies who have already engaged with the theatre (by previous cash or in-kind assistance). At least 1 of these will be offered to a company not currently or previously engaged with Harrogate.
  • Tailored access to rehearsal space and technical advice and assistance to deliver the project.
  • Up to a week’s run of performances to be delivered offsite between April 2023 and March 2024.
  • Receive 70% of box office receipts from said run of performances.
  • Mentoring and support from HT Associate Producer, Marketing Team and access to key HT staff as required.

How to apply: here

Deadline: Mon 29 August 2022 at 9am
Successful applicants informed Fri 30 September 2022 at the latest

Source: Write A Play

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