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Stage Manager Call-out for 'Give Me the Sun'

Date published
Tuesday 12 April 2022

Give Me the Sun, a new play written by Mamet Leigh and directed by Majid Mehdizadeh, is looking for a Stage Manager.

Give Me the Sun is an in-house production at Blue Elephant Theatre, running from July 12th – 30th, Tuesdays to Saturdays, with some matinees.

The Stage Manager is needed for the final week of rehearsals (July 4th – 8th) and the get-in, tech & dress rehearsal (July 10th – 12th) and the full run of the production.

Rehearsals will largely take place at Blue Elephant Theatre.

Give Me the Sun is an intimate and compelling play, set in London, about a father and son whose relationship begins to unravel the evening the son finally questions why they moved from their home country to London and turned their back on their life there.

Fee: £1,976

If you have any questions, please call 02077010100 or email alice@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk.

To apply for this role, please email Alice at alice@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk with a CV by April 18th. If you would like an alternative way to apply, please contact Niamh on 02077010100.

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Production Manager Call Out - Give Me the Sun

Date published
Tuesday 12 April 2022

Give Me the Sun, a new play written by Mamet Leigh and directed by Majid Mehdizadeh, is looking for a Production Manager.

Give Me the Sun is an in-house production at Blue Elephant Theatre, running from July 12th – 30th, Tuesdays to Saturdays, with some matinees.

Give Me the Sun is an intimate and compelling play, set in London, about a father and son whose relationship begins to unravel the evening the son finally questions why they moved from their home country to London and turned their back on their life there.

Blue Elephant Theatre is a black box studio space – please see here for more details.

The Production Manager will be responsible for ensuring the health & safety and feasibility of the design, helping build/set up, sourcing set, ensuring budgets are kept to in conjunction with the designers and producer and planning the get-in, tech & dress rehearsals and get-out. Blue Elephant Theatre’s space is used during the day for rehearsals and youth theatre activities so it is important that any set can be safely pushed back to allow space for these sessions.

The get-in, tech rehearsals and dress rehearsal will be July 10th – 12th and the get-out will be after the final performance on July 30th or on July 31st or August 1st (TBC).

Fee: TBC (Expected to be £1000-£1250 for equivalent of 6-8 days work)

If you have any questions, please call 02077010100 or email alice@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk.

To apply for this role, please email Alice at alice@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk with a CV by April 18th. If you would like an alternative way to apply, please contact Niamh on 02077010100.

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Creative Team Call-Out - Give Me the Sun

Date published
Tuesday 12 April 2022

Give Me the Sun, a new play written by Mamet Leigh and directed by Majid Mehdizadeh, seeks a Lighting Designer and a Sound Designer.

Why did we come here? To the UK?
Bashir and Baba live in a council house in London. Baba, once a doctor, now works in Tesco. Bashir plays basketball with his friends and wonders what his home country was like. What has happened since the Arab Spring?
Give Me the Sun is a beautiful and compelling new play, exploring what happens when too much is left unsaid for too long. A seemingly perfect father-son relationship unravels to reveal grief, loss and loneliness.
Written by Mamet Leigh, a pioneer of the Tehran Underground Theatre Movement, Give Me the Sun addresses the complexity of finding your place in a new country and how different that can be for each person.

Give Me the Sun is an in-house production at Blue Elephant Theatre, running from July 12th – 30th. It will have its get-in from July 10th – 12th (with the possibility of some time the week before). It is a story featuring just two characters, a father and son, taking place in the same room over the course of an evening. The son is turning eighteen and finally asks his father questions about why their family left their home and moved to London when he was so young.

Blue Elephant Theatre is a black box studio space – please see here for more details.

We are hoping to work with a Lighting Designer of Middle Eastern or Northern African background.
Fee: £1,400

We are hoping to work with a Sound Designer of Middle Eastern or Northern African background.
Fee: £1,400

To express interest in either role, please email Alice at alice@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk with some examples of past work by April 13th. Alternatively, please call the Blue Elephant on 02077010100. If you have any questions, please contact Niamh via phone or email.

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Vacancy: Participation & Co-Artistic Director

Date published
Friday 11 March 2022

Blue Elephant Theatre is recruiting for a Participation & Co-Artistic Director.

With a wide range of responsibilities, this is a varied and exciting role in a small and vibrant arts organisation. It is a one year full time fixed term contract, which is expected to be renewed as permanent, with a salary of £31,200.

The role is responsible for the artistic direction of the Participation Department of Blue Elephant Theatre, as well as substantial amounts of project management and project delivery and needs an experienced creative facilitator.

Full details of the job description and person specification, as well as the application form, can be found here

The closing date for applications is March 29th at midday. First round interviews will be held on April 8th via Zoom and second round interviews (with workshop) will be held on April 13th at the Blue Elephant Theatre.

Please contact us on 02077010100 or info@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk if you would like more information, to arrange an informal discussion ahead of applying or if you would like a more accessible way to apply.

Please also complete our monitoring form by midday on March 29th (extended from original deadline of March 25th).

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Seeking a Director for Give Me the Sun

Date published
Thursday 3 February 2022

Give Me the Sun is a new play by Mamet Leigh which will have its first production at Blue Elephant Theatre, Camberwell, with support from an Arts Council England project grant.

Short description of play: Bashir and Baba live in a council house in London. Baba, once a doctor in Egypt, works in Tesco. Bashir plays basketball with his friends and wonders what his home country was like. When he turns eighteen, his father encourages him to ask him anything, not expecting that the question will be ‘why did we come to the UK?’.

Give Me the Sun is a compelling short play, exploring what happens when too much is left unsaid for too long. A seemingly perfect father-son relationship unravels to reveal grief, loss and loneliness. As a play, it addresses the complexity of finding your place in a new country and how different that can be for each person.

Writer Mamet Leigh was a pioneer of the Tehran Underground Theatre Movement before coming to London in 2013. The script runs at 50 minutes – one hour.

Details

Total Fee: £3,093 (preparatory fee of £1,117.00, 3 weeks rehearsal @ £494/week & production week @ £494)

Timing: Performance dates will ideally be in April, May or June 2022. The exact dates will be agreed between the availability of the director, designer and theatre space. The director will need four weeks of continuous availability for rehearsals and production week.

Please note: we are ideally seeking a director of Middle Eastern or Northern African background.

Next steps: if you are interested in applying to direct this production, please contact Niamh at niamh@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk to request a copy of the script by February 10th.

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Vacancy: Executive & Co-Artistic Director (Maternity Cover)

Date published
Wednesday 26 January 2022

Blue Elephant Theatre is recruiting for an Executive & Co-Artistic Director for one year to cover maternity leave.

This is an exciting and multifaceted role in a small and vibrant arts organisation, which bears responsibility for the overall running of the Blue Elephant. The full-time contract will run from March/April 2022 for one year with a salary of £31,200.

Full details of the job description and person specification, as well as the application form, can be found here.

The closing date for applications is February 10th at midday. First round interviews will be held on February 15th via Zoom and second round interviews will be held on February 18th at the Blue Elephant Theatre.

Please contact us on 02077010100 or info@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk if you would like more information, to arrange an informal discussion ahead of applying or if you would like a more accessible way to apply.

Please also complete our monitoring form by February 10th.

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Show Call-Out

Date published
Wednesday 12 January 2022

We have had to postpone our in-house show and now have space for performances between Feb 8th and mid/late March. Please get in touch with us at submissions@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk if you would like to discuss having a show at BET very soon!

More details:

We work on a 50/50 box office split basis, in our black box venue with a newly installed ventilation system. The performance area is 7.65m x 5.5m. We are licensed to seat 50 but currently aim to cap capacity to around 40 to allow for greater distance - and thus confidence and comfort in attending - between audience members. We have small subsidies available to help offset the impact of reducing capacity.

We cannot programme any shows on a Monday evening or Saturday afternoon (except during half-term).

We seek to programme emerging and independent artists creating and presenting new work. We don't programme new productions of established scripts or shows that have been on in London before, unless they have substantially developed since they were last on.

We are open to stand-up comedy, physical theatre, dance, new writing and are especially interested in work which may resonate with our local communities in Camberwell.

Ideally a submission should include details of the proposed show, who will be involved, what dates are possible and a link to past work.

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We are looking for a Director and Cast for ‘The Apple of His Eye’ R&D

Date published
Thursday 6 January 2022

The Apple of His Eye by Vicky Olusanya is one of the winning plays of last year's lockdown playwriting competition.

The R&D will be from January 17th - 19th 2022, with the 19th being used to prepare for and hold a rehearsed reading in the evening. We anticipate the R&D going ahead but the rehearsal reading may need to be postponed should additional restrictions be imposed.

We are looking for:

1 x Actor to play teenage girl, Grace - Black British or mixed race

1 x Actor to play an older Nigerian man who has lived in London for more than 40 years (Grace's Father)

1 x Director We hope to work with a director who is of Nigerian heritage or is working class.

All should be interested in exploring a piece of new writing with the writer in the room. The major themes of Apple of His Eye are the benefits system, young carers, and Nigerian heritage.

Fee: £360 for each

To express interest, please email submissions@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk by midday on Saturday 8th January.

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Stage Manager for The Search for Santa

Date published
Tuesday 16 November 2021

Blue Elephant Theatre is looking for a Stage Manager for its Christmas production, The Search for Santa.

Blue Elephant Theatre’s in-house Christmas shows are a very special part of our year – they’re always well-attended and well-loved by local families and schools and we create them with our local communities in mind. They’re also created on a shoestring budget so need a lot of ingenuity and quick-thinking to pull off!

The Stage Manager’s Duties will be:

● Attend rehearsals to become familiar with the show
● Support finding and making props/stage dressing for the show
● Supporting the get-in
● Operating sound and lights for the tech, dress rehearsal and shows
● Setting up pre-show, clearing up post-show and liaising with actors
● Sending show reports
● Managing the get-out

(Please note that this list is not exhaustive and other duties may be added to it in consultation with the Stage Manager)

Desirable Skills & Experience:

● Experience of stage-managing and operating shows
● Experience of working in a fringe venue
● Experience of working on shows for children
● Experience of programming QLab and editing basic sound effects
● Prop-sourcing/making

Minimum Dates Needed:

Rehearsal days: Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd December (roughly 9.30am – 6.30pm)
Get In: Monday 6th December
Tech & Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday 7th December

Shows: Wednesday 8th December – Tuesday 21st December with no performances on Monday 13th or Friday 17th. Please note the Stage Manager will be required to take either 9th or 10th December off so they do not work too many days in a row.

Show times:
Weekdays from 8th – 16th December: 10.45am & 1.30pm
Weekends: 2pm & 4.30pm
Monday 20th December: 10am, 11.30am and 2pm
Tuesday 21st December: 10am & 11.30am followed by the get-out

Fee: £1428 for above dates plus holiday pay. The fee will increase if additional dates are agreed, e.g. more rehearsal dates or a second get-out day.

This contract is offered on a freelance basis.

If you are interested in working with us on The Search for Santa, please get in touch with Niamh and Jo at recruitment@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk by end of day on November 22nd. Please send your CV and a short cover note confirming you’re available for the dates. You can also send a video application to the same address if you prefer.

If you have any questions, please contact Niamh at niamh@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk.

The Blue Elephant Theatre welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs.

Please note BET's theatre space is wheelchair accessible but our cafe upstairs and our tech box are not. Should the person appointed be a wheelchair user, we should be able to reconfigure our tech set-up so the show can be operated from the theatre space.

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Casting Call for 'Give Me the Sun'

Date published
Wednesday 10 November 2021

Give Me the Sun, a new play written by Mamet Leigh and directed by Sepy Baghaei, is looking to cast two roles.

Give Me the Sun is an in-house production at Blue Elephant Theatre, running from 15th February 2022 to 5th March 2022. Its rehearsal dates are 24th January - 14 February and they will largely take place at Blue Elephant Theatre (generally Mondays to Fridays, 10am – 6pm).

Give Me the Sun is an intimate and compelling play, set in London, about a father and son whose relationship begins to unravel the evening the son finally questions why they moved from Egypt to London and turned their back on their life there.

The characters are:

Baba: forty-seven years old, male, Egyptian with an Egyptian accent. A former doctor, Baba is a gentle man in questionable health whose son is his pride and joy.

Bashir, Baba’s son: eighteen years old, male, speaks with a London accent. Bashir is a respectful, conscientious young adult who seizes the opportunity to talk to his father ‘as a man’ for the first time.

Both actors should ideally be of Egyptian background. If not, they should be of other Middle Eastern or Northern African background.

Fee: £3270 (including holiday pay)

Auditions: TBC

How to apply: Please apply via our audition notice on Spotlight or by emailing submissions@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk by 10am on Monday 15th November with a CV/spotlight link and short cover note outlining your suitability for the project. If emailing, please entitle the email ‘Give Me the Sun Application’ and address it to Sepy Baghaei and indicate which character you are interested in.

Please contact Jimmy on 02077010100 or jimmy@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk if you have any questions or would like to apply in an alternative format.

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Casting Call for 'The Search for Santa'

Date published
Friday 22 October 2021

Blue Elephant Theatre is excited to be mounting an in house family Christmas show The Search for Santa.

The Search for Santa is about a Scientist searching for proof of Santa who meets a Penguin along the way who is also seeking out Santa for their own reasons. They team up and ultimately learn some important things about themselves and others. We are looking to create a show that is full of joy, magic, slapstick humour and playfulness.
It is aimed at ages 3+

Dates:

Rehearsals: November 25th (exploratory/workshop day from 9.30am –5.30pm)
Monday 29th November – Friday 3rd December, 9.30am – 5.30pm

Tech & Dress Rehearsal: Tuesday 7th December

Performance Days:
Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th December (shows at 10.45am and 1.30pm)
Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December (shows at 2pm and 4pm)
Monday 13th - off
Tuesday 14th – Thursday 16th December (shows at 10.45am and 1.30pm)
Friday 17th - off
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th December (shows at 2pm and 4pm)
Monday 20th (shows provisionally at 10am, 11.30am and 2pm)
Tuesday 21st (shows provisionally at 10am & 11.30am – Tuesday 21st may not go ahead)

Total Payment: £1902.81 including holiday pay for the full above schedule. (£1784.20 if the run is December 8th – 20th only, to be confirmed as soon as possible.)

Casting Breakdown:

Scientist – Scientifically-minded and focussed on results. We are ideally looking for a Black female actor of any age to cast for this role.

Penguin – Brings a lot of slapstick comedy to the play but can also be very earnest. Has trouble believing in themselves. We have no gender, age or ethnicity in mind for this character.

Good comic timing and movement skills are helpful for both parts and actors should be comfortable leading Christmas carols. Puppetry skills/experience may also be helpful for both parts. Ideal applicants will have considerable experience of children’s theatre and the ability to react quickly and ad-lib in response to audience interaction.

How to apply: Please apply via our audition notice on Spotlight or by emailing submissions@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk by end of day on October 28th with a CV/spotlight link and short cover note outlining your suitability for the project. You are welcome to send the cover note as a video or voice note. If emailing, please entitle the email ‘The Search for Santa Application’ and address it to Jo Sadler-Lovett and Niamh de Valera and indicate which character you are more interested in. It would be helpful if you could indicate if you have had a DBS check within the last three years and could fill out and complete the Casting Call and Monitoring Form.

We aim to hold auditions at Blue Elephant Theatre on Thursday 4th November and call-backs on Friday 5th November
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For more information about Blue Elephant Theatre, please visit our website www.blueelephanttheatre.co.uk. Please email Jimmy at jimmy@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk if you have any further questions.

Blue Elephant Theatre welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. With our children’s shows especially, however, we always aim for our casting to reflect our multi-ethnic local community. Please note that our performance space is on the ground floor, where there is also an accessible bathroom, and is accessible for wheelchair users but our upstairs bar is not.

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Elephantology Performance Opportunity – Solo Performance Showcase Night

Date published
Friday 15 October 2021

Elephantology is Blue Elephant Theatre’s Festival for recent graduates/those who are just entering the performing arts industry. We created our Elephantology Festival to offer showcase opportunities as a supportive step into the arts industry. With the support of the Idlewild Trust, this year’s Elephantology offer is a little different, including workshops, mentorships and showcase opportunities. As part of Elephantology, we are hosting two showcase evenings in November – on the 11th and 26th. We recognise that many people who finished training in 2020 and 2021 performed final pieces as monologues or solo performances, often without a live audience. This is a chance to get in front of an audience!

We’re looking for solo performances of 2 - 15 minutes. They can be an extract of a longer piece. They should be original or you should have permission to perform them without Blue Elephant becoming liable to pay royalties. Technical requirements will need to be quite basic as there will not be a lot of set up/rehearsal time. Each performance will receive £30 towards their expenses.

What you should know before applying:
• We are looking to support those who have entered the performing arts industry in the last eighteen months or will be shortly; if you finished or are finishing training in 2020 or 2021 for instance.
• We are especially interested in pieces you created to showcase you and your skills and/or were created to conclude some sort of training. We welcome submissions from writers working with an actor but for logistical reasons they should be solo performances. Theatre, dance and music performances are all suitable but there may be no dance floor down.
• We will start technical rehearsals from approximately 4pm on both performance dates and performances will be at 8pm.
• All applicants must be over 18 and based in the UK, ideally London.
• For more information about Blue Elephant Theatre, please see here: http://blueelephanttheatre.co.uk/companies.
• Please note that the Blue Elephant’s theatre space is on the ground floor and accessible to those in wheelchairs but its upstairs bar area is not.
• We are committed to working safely and so may have to change arrangements if Covid restrictions change.
• Blue Elephant Theatre is committed to widening access to the arts and we particularly strive to work with people who reflect our local communities and audiences in Southwark and make work that is relevant to contemporary multi-cultural London. We particularly encourage applications from people who are underrepresented in the arts and/or face discrimination, including people who experience racism, identify as working class, identify as having a disability or are from the LGBTQ+ community.

Deadline for entries has been extended to October 26th

To apply, please complete the application form here by October 26th. Alternatively, you can record your answers as video or audio files and share those with us at submissions@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk. After you submit your application, we may get in touch with you to ask for more information or to clarify anything we are unsure of. If you would like an application form posted to you, rather than use the survey tool, or to access it in a different format or have any questions, please contact us on jimmy@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk or 020 7701 0100.

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Casting Call for Black History Month 2021 Monologue

Date published
Friday 15 October 2021

Blue Elephant Theatre is seeking an actor to perform a short original monologue, created in response to our Black History Month 2021 project, supported by Southwark Council. Taking inspiration from the theme Harmony in Diversity, we have explored how areas in the UK that have become celebrated and well-known due to diverse Black communities settling there.

The monologue is being written by Nicole Acquah and will be 15-20 minutes long.

We are seeking a female Black actor, with a playing age of 18-30 who can also portray a child. The monologue will be quite lyrical (using repetition and rhythm) so experience with poetry/lyricism and delivering text with metre will be useful.

The total fee is £250 to cover:
- Short rehearsal at Blue Elephant Theatre (at a mutually agreed time during the week of October 25th)
- The monologue being recorded and uploaded to YouTube (initial agreement for up to one year)
- A full day at Blue Elephant Theatre on October 29th, with performances at 3pm and 7.30pm (starting around 12pm)

How to apply: Please apply via our audition notice on Mandy or by emailing submissions@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk by end of day on Monday October 18th with a CV/spotlight link and short cover note outlining your suitability for the project. We may be able to cast based on show reels without holding auditions but we will respond to all applications.

Please email Niamh at niamh@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk if you have any further questions.

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BET is looking for a YPT Coordinator

Date published
Friday 15 October 2021

Blue Elephant Theatre is looking for someone brilliant, inspiring, and highly organised to be our Young People’s Theatre Co-ordinator.

Nature of the post

The role is a key position within the Blue Elephant Theatre’s Participation department, managing the administration and delivery of the Young People’s Theatre. The role involves the planning and delivery of weekly workshops for three age groups, working with YPT Assistant(s), volunteers, and freelance artist/workshop leaders to culminate in a performance at the end of each term. The role is also the key point of contact for YPT members, parents/carers and artists, as well as leading on recruitment of participants, monitoring attendance, and pastoral care.

Salary £150/day
Hours 2 days per week during term-time (specifically Fridays and Saturdays, contract for 60 - 70 days in total)
Holiday Statutory holiday entitlement
Probation Period 3 months (with potential to extend to 6 months)
Contract Length January 2022 - December 2022 (the contract may be renewed in January 2023 subject to funding and circumstances)
Pension Option to join our NEST pension scheme (auto-enrolment will also apply if earnings threshold is reached)

Reporting to: Participation & Co-Artistic Director

Deadline for Applications: November 11th
First Round Interviews: November 19th

Click here to download the YPT Coordinator Job Description and Application Form for more information and to apply.

The Blue Elephant Theatre welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs.

Blue Elephant Theatre is committed to widening access to the arts and when recruiting we reserve the right to guarantee interviews to applicants referred by partner organisations provided they meet the essential criteria and complete an application form.

Please note BET's theatre space is wheelchair accessible but our office upstairs is not. We do not want this to deter potential applicants as we would seek to work together to find a practical working solution should the person appointed be a wheelchair user.

To apply, please fill out the application form below – or you can record your answers if you would prefer. Please share footage/recording via wetransfer/google drive links if possible. Applications should be emailed to recruitment@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk. If you have any questions or would like a more accessible way of applying, please email jimmy@blueelephanttheatre.co.uk or call 020 7701 0100.

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Blue Elephant Theatre’s New Resident Companies

Date published
Thursday 30 September 2021

Blue Elephant Theatre is delighted to announce that 3hers Collective, Halfpace Theatre, Seeds Productions and NO TABLE will be our new resident companies as part of our Elephantology 2021 festival.

They are all early career companies that we are excited to welcome to the Blue Elephant Family; they will receive support from us and will each present a showcase of their work - so watch this space.

Find out a little bit more about our companies below:

3/hers is a female led performance collective focused on the stories and experiences of those who identify with womanhood and the feminine. The founders, Princess (she/they), India (she/her) and Ruby (she/her), formed the collective during their European Theatre Arts training at Rose Bruford College, where they discovered their shared passions for devised performance. The collective draws creative inspiration from intermingling lived-experience with classical texts and socio-political events. These elements work in tandem to transform personal experiences into a combined and universal theatrical expression, keeping the values of respect, diversity and lightheartedness at the core of their practice.

3/hers plan to develop their show The Pursuit of Happiness to explore the themes of the feminine pursuit of happiness, and what this means for women from different socio-economic, cultural and religious backgrounds.

Seeds Productions is made up of two friends Lillie Seeds and Angharad Griffiths sharing their love of music and songwriting through the expression of comedy in order to create relatable content. They are looking forward to being able to share their show with people after a long year without audiences! They also hope to create new and exciting connections within the industry.

Halfpace Theatre is a theatre company dedicated to devised theatre and new work by underrepresented artists. Halfpace debuted in 2021 with the devised piece fester at The Cockpit Theatre as part of Camden Fringe Festival. They are planning on using the residency to research and develop a new piece of devised theatre using the fairytale Bluebeard as a jumping-off point to explore violence (particularly gendered violence) in contemporary society.

NO TABLE was assembled at Theatre Peckham this year as part of the government’s Kickstart Scheme. Made up of five young theatre-makers from a variety of backgrounds, it aims to create risk-taking work that uplifts eclectic voices through a playful approach to theatre-making and to embolden young creatives in Southwark with artistic opportunities, events and workshops.

They are developing their first original creation, Eating Jeff, a dark and absurdist dive into modern activism and the current discourse around political engagement and identity. Through the residency, they hope to heighten the relevance of the piece by fleshing out the characters, playing with genre, structure, and audience expectations – involving external creatives to refine the dialogue, movement and style.

The residency programme is supported by The Idlewild Trust