Musical Theatre Darkroom

The Musical Theatre Darkroom is an artist development programme that supports the generation of original British musical theatre productions.

The project brings together experienced musical theatre practitioners and writing teams / artists to collaboratively interrogate traditions, models and approaches to making musical theatre.

As part of this programme’s commitment to championing diverse voices within musical theatre, this opportunity is targeted specifically at new musicals by artists from the global majority*.

* This includes people of Black Caribbean, Black African, South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, Arab, Latinx, Jewish, Romany and Irish Traveller heritage.

The 2022 Musical Theatre Darkroom will take place as a weeklong workshop-residency for x3 musicals / writing teams from 11th – 15th July 2022 at Royal & Derngate, Northampton.


10am, Monday 21st March 2022

Photo © On Hostile Ground, originally developed as part of the 2019 Musical Theatre Darkroom


Musical Theatre Darkroom – China Plate (

Published on:
9 Mar 2022
Opportunity deadline:
21 Mar 2022


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