We’re bringing you more stonking theatre opportunites this week, from companies like Milk Presents and The Queer Arts Consortium. Good luck!
Deaf Talent, an organisation whose mission statement is to boost black and BIPOC deaf artists, have launched their new website which includes a casting service. https://www.deaftalent-entertainment.com/
A new all-black, all-female Shakespeare company has launched! Find Mawa Theatre here: https://www.mawatheatrecompany.com/ follow them on Twitter and don’t forget to check out the chat we had with their Executive Producer, Jade on our YouTube page.
Creative Arts England still have several artist call-outs (two commissions for disabled artists, and three pieces of existing work from any artist who considers themselves to have characteristics protected by the 2010 Equality Act, including disabled, BAME, and LGBTQIA+ artists) to develop work aimed at engaging rural audiences.
Deadline 9th July: https://www.creativeartseast.co.uk/our-work/plugged-in
The Queer Arts Consortium is looking for a new queer-led arts organisation to join their group.
Deadline 16th July: https://www.razecollective.com/joinquac
Tiata fahodzi, a theatre company that supports British-African heritage artists and tells stories exploring British African heritage identity and the African diaspora experience, is still looking for a new executive director.
Deadline 22nd July: https://tiatafahodzi.com/vacancies/executive-director/
Vital Xposure (in partnership with Paines Plough, the Bush Theatre and Theatre 503) are launching Wellspring, a bespoke creative writing programme for London-based disabled writers. You do not have to have written a play before.
Deadline 22nd July: https://www.vitalxposure.co.uk/productions/wellspring/
LADA are hosting a workshop for neurodivergent artists, which comprises a full day in-person workshop in London on Saturday 25th September, and an online debrief the following day.
The deadline to apply is 26th July. https://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/opportunities/diy-tink-efi-wrap-live-exploring-sensory-underload-for-neurodivergent-artists/
Milk Presents are hosting a paid three-day artistic camping retreat for LGBTQIA+ live performance artists within the first five years of their careers. They especially invite applications from artists who are global majority, disabled, or socioeconomically disadvantaged.
The retreat runs 3rd-5th September and the deadline to apply is 30th July: https://milkpresents.com/event/summer_summit
Creative Youth have opened applications for their Creative Youth Programme, and are especially interested in applications from D/deaf, disabled, and neurodiverse artists and companies. Must be under 27.
Deadline 1st August: https://creativeyouthcharity.org/creative-talent/creative-talent-programme-2021-22/
Graeae are recruiting for four trainee positions (a Producer, a Marketing & Development Manager, and two Associate Artists), must be Deaf/disabled/neurodivergent.
Deadline: 9th August. https://graeae.org/about/recruitment/
The Grand Plan Fund offers three £1,000 grants a month for people of colour based in the UK who want to make any form of creative project.
Rolling deadline. https://www.grandplanfund.co.uk/
Triple C’s DANC (Disabled Artist Networking Community) host a wide variety of Zoom sessions and workshops (including sessions with major theatres such as the National, Royal Court, and Donmar Warehouse) aimed at disabled creatives.
Please sign up to the DANC newsletter https://mailchi.mp/faa519b87864/danc or visit their EventBrite page for booking info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/triplec-creative-confidence-collective-1675285077