‘Calm Down, Dear’ festival 2020: call for submissions

In May 2020, Camden People’s Theatre stages its seventh ‘Calm Down, Dear’ festival of feminism. This unique three-week celebration of innovative feminist performance – featuring some of the UK’s most exciting artists – is a highlight of the independent theatre calendar. Past CDD hits include Louise Orwin’s Pretty Ugly (2013), Sh!t Theatre’s Women’s Hour (2014), Snuffbox Theatre’s Blush (2016), and Racheal Ofori’s So Many Reasons (2018).

This year’s ‘Calm Down, Dear’ festival will include a strand in partnership with UCL Culture’s Performance Lab. As part of this, work will be presented in the Bloomsbury Theatre and Studio, and links will be drawn across the CDD programme with world-class research taking place at UCL.

Calm Down, Dear’ 2020 takes place from May 11 – 30, 2020.

What we’re looking for:

  • New work
  • Devised, self-made and solo work
  • Formally and/or politically radical work
  • Work that engages new audiences and work for our UCL Culture strand (see the application form for more details)


Published on:
13 Dec 2019


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