HATCH: New emerging theatre companies needed


Takeover is on a hunt to find the best new theatre being made by young companies today.

We’re looking for companies who have work to show and aspire to become a professional touring company. We’re accepting submissions for shows ready to be performed during our the first week of our Takeover Festival held at York Theatre Royal this autumn.

If you are a young company making new work looking for an opportunity to perform in a top regional venue then HATCH is for you.

Submit the proposal for your show and you could have the chance to pitch it to top theatre professionals and the Takeover team.
If you’re chosen to perform in our studio this you will be able to continue your professional development and showcase your work to a wider audience with professional support. You’ll also bag a substantial split of the box office. This is your chance to to take the first steps to becoming a professional touring company with the help of York Theatre Royal.

You don’t have to be under 26 to apply but you do have to have a performance history as a company no longer than 3 years.

Send enquiries or completed applications to takeover10@yorktheatreroyal.co.uk. Closing date for enquiries Friday 13th August.

Visit us at www.takeoverfestival.co.uk

AYT is a proud supporter of the work that the Take Over Festival in partnership with the York Theatre Royal are achieving. Have a show? Get in touch with Take Over and join in the fun too!

Jake Orr

Jake Orr

Jake is the Artistic Director and Founder of A Younger Theatre. He is a freelance writer and blogger, a theatre marketer and a digital producer. He is also Co-Curator of Dialogue.