TrestleTheatre / News / Mon 07 Nov 2022

Trestle Resident Artist / Company - Call Out

Trestle Resident Artist / Company - Call Out

Following a successful first Artist in Residence scheme working with Divya Kasturi Dance, Trestle Theatre are pleased to announce that they are now receiving applications for their Artist / Company in residence for 2023.

About the Opportunity

Each year Trestle Theatre will welcome a Resident Artist / Company to Trestle Arts Base in St Albans to complement our education and outreach offer and support the development of other local artists. We are looking for performance-based artists in theatre, dance or multidisciplinary performance practice who are local to Hertfordshire or feel they represent a specific audience in Hertfordshire. This is a year-long residency running from the 1st of January to the 31st of December 2023. The exact details will be decided upon with the successful company/artist based on their proposal of what they want to achieve.

We can offer:

Free rehearsal space.
Creative Mentoring.
Dramaturgical support.
Support with Funding applications.
Opportunities to work with our Youth Theatre to test educational programmes.
Opportunities to work with our Community Groups.
Marketing support.
Budgeting assistance
The opportunity to present a work-in-progress performance of new work. (Please be aware this will usually take place during school holidays to work around the other commitments of the building)

Please note there is no financial sum offered through this opportunity but the option to ticket events can be agreed upon as part of the agreement.

To Express an Interest

Please email with the following:

A C.V. and a description of your company. (Please include any filmed footage, portfolios or websites where appropriate)

A short biography of everyone that will be involved in the residency (if known).

A description of how you would like to use this opportunity. Please tell us about what you are working on, why you want to do this in St Albans / Hertfordshire and what you hope to achieve during the residency. This should be no more than 1 side of A4.

A description of how your work links into education and outreach or wellbeing.

The closing date for Expressions of Interest is 9th December 12pm. We will meet with artists/ companies the week commencing 12th December.

Terms and Conditions

You must be over 18
You must have public liability insurance
You must be DBS checked or willing to be DBS checked if you plan to work with any of our groups.

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Trestle Arts Base

Russet Drive
St Albans

Telephone: 01727 850 950

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