Surge is offering two bursaries for new indoor physical theatre work to emerging, Scotland-based artists and companies. The chosen artists/companies will be given a budget of £2250 towards the creation of the piece plus mentoring from Surge.
We are looking for one of the bursaries to incorporate digital technology. Additional specialist mentoring would be provided for this.
Present an idea for a new small-scale physical theatre piece;
The piece needs to be suitable for performance in a theatre setting;
The performers need to be available for rehearsal periods between November 2019 and January 2020. Specific dates will be discussed upon offer;
To be available for a scratch performance on 13thDecember 2019;
To be available for dates of performance at Manipulate Festival on Saturday 1stFebruary 2020.
We will offer:
Professional mentoring by Surge in creation, producing, marketing and guerrilla filmmaking;
Performance opportunity at Manipulate Festival, Summerhall, Edinburgh;
Rehearsal and creation space.
To apply: Please email your proposal (max. 500 words) and one short bio for each performer/collaborator (max. 100 words each), in one document, to Melanie Jordan – firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mel at email@example.com phone on 0141 248 6910.
The application deadline is 5pm on Monday 21stOctober.
Interviews will take place on Monday 28thOctober.
(Photo credit: Ruxandra Cantir in Pickled Republic at Surge Festival, taken by Jassy Earl)