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Supporting and developing the next generation of theatre makers
We provide a range of opportunities for theatre makers at all levels living and working in the East Midlands, each focused on sharing and sharpening skills and working practises. Our project activities range from working with and supporting emerging East Midlands artists, to uncovering stories from the heart of communities where voices are not always heard.
 
New Associates
New for 2019, we will support a group of up to six new creative practitioners from the East Midlands region to gain a close insight into the workings of the company, feed in ideas and benefit from a range of company expertise to support the development of their own work. New Associate will act as ambassadors for New Perspectives, help to spread the word about our productions and programmes, and help shape our future. 

Masterclasses
We invite major figures from the theatre and arts industry as part of a wider Artist Development programme to lead targeted sessions. This provides opportunities for both practising and emerging East Midlands theatre-makers to work in a detailed, practical way accessing a range of ground-breaking artists and companies.

Writers, Directors, Artists and Companies We invest in new writing and production through practical project activity. Open Pitch s a biennial opportunity to receive support to tour a new rural touring production. Three pitches will receive 3 days development support and the selected pitch will be awarded a commission.  

Unsolicited Scripts
We very rarely have the means to produce unsolicited new plays. If you wish to discuss a creative idea  please make contact with our Artistic Director, Jack McNamara, with an introductory email, including a short example of your work to info@newperspectives.co.uk.

 


 

Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 

EXCITE, CHALLENGE & ENGAGE
One of the many things we do is to turn village halls into professional theatre spaces.

JOIN OUR FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS
Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS
An original gift for rural champions and theatre lovers everywhere. Find out more...

We have reached over half of our fundraising target for our new young people's project - but we still need your support.  Find out more...

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TOURING

IN 2018
CROSSINGS
National rural tour and Pentabus co-production

THE FISHERMEN
 
20 November - 1 December
Arcola Theatre

IN 2019
Spring 2019 tour booking

A poignant tribute to doctors and the NHS

 A Finnish Melancomedy
 


 

NEWS

A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR EMERGING ARTISTS
Become one of six new creative practitioners to learn from and influence future work and practises Find out more here

LONDON RETURN FOR THE FISHERMEN
Sell out show returns to the Arcola in November  Find out more here
 
Headlong and New Perspectives 18 month project culmination in Mansfield Find out more here

SISYPHUS IN SARAJEVO! 
Be Festival Mess Award winner Sisyphus is invited to Bosnia and Herzegovina's international festival in 2019. Find out more here

COLLECTING BOSTON STORIES
Find out more here...

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