We’re bringing you more theatre opportunites this week, from companies like Graeae and Vault Festival. Good luck!
Black Scottish theatre-makers can sign up to the National Theatre of Scotland’s online writers group.
Meetings are every third Thursday of the month: https://www.nationaltheatrescotland.com/events/scottish-black-writers-group
DaDaFest x NSDF are looking for 12 disabled or neurodiverse artists aged 16-25, based in West Yorkshire or the Northwest, to form a company to create a new piece of work which will debut during the NSDF Festival at the Curve Theatre. They are especially interested in applications from people who experience racism, who identity as LGBTQ+, who are care experienced or from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and those who face intersecting barriers. Applications are open to artists from any theatre discipline including actors, writers, directors and designers.
Deadline 30th June: https://www.dadafest.co.uk/article/x-nsdf
Graeae are currently inviting applications from disabled theatre-makers or aspiring theatre-makers aged 17-29, for their Certificate of Higher Education Theatre Making and Leadership Ensemble.
Deadline 1st July: https://graeae.org/our-work/ensemble-certificate-of-higher-education-theatre-making-and-leadership/
CRIPtic x Spread the Word are hosting an online writers’ retreat for ten disabled writers, which culminates in a public showcase.
Deadline 5th July: https://www.spreadtheword.org.uk/criptic-x-spread-the-word-retreat-for-d-deaf-and-disabled-writers/
Creative Arts England 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
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 hiring 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/
The wonderful and accessible Vault Festival has opened applications for their 2022 Festival.
Early Bird deadline 19th July, final deadline 16th August: https://vaultfestival.com/perform-with-us/application-guide/
LADA are hosting a workshop for neurodiverse artists, which comprises a full day in-person workshop in London on Saturday 25th September, and an online debrief the following day.
Deadline to apply is 26th July. https://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/opportunities/diy-tink-efi-wrap-live-exploring-sensory-underload-for-neurodivergent-artists/
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/
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/