45 North- The Trans Commissioning Scheme

45 North are offering 3 seed commissions to trans and gender non-conforming artists looking to develop an idea for live theatre. They include all forms of gender diversion under this banner including Non-binary people, and especially encourage QTPOC artists to apply. They are keen to hear from theatre-makers, writers, devisors, directors and designers. This does not have to be a text-based seed commission!

The artists commissioned will be asked to work on their idea part-time across 6-weeks through March and April, with the aim of creating what they call a 0.5 draft by the end of the scheme.

This scheme will be curated with and facilitated by Tabby Lamb and the 3 artists will receive

  • £1000 fee
  • Up to 1 week of rehearsal or office space
  • Up to £750 for collaborator fees
  • 15 hours of mentorship and one-to-one support by Tabby Lamb


Friday 29th January 2021 – Applications Close
W/C 8th February – Interviews
March & April – Period for Seed Commission Work


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Published on:
7 Dec 2020
Opportunity deadline:
29 Jan 2021


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