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This page is dedicated to the talented artists who have participated in our Emerging Perspectives Programme.

LONG PLAY
New Perspectives introduced the Long Play Competition in 2013 and over 3 years attracted over 60 entries from writers across the East Midlands. This has now closed and superseded by Open Pitch.
The winning scripts over this period were:
2015-16 Winning play: Outbid by Katie Redford
2014-15 Winning play: Vampire in Bradford by Azma Dar
2013-14 Winning play: Unforgettable by Tim Elgood 
Runners up: Blue Moon by Mufaro Makubika and The Man Upstairs by Ollie Smith

2016-17 EMERGING PERSPECTIVES PARTICIPANTS 
Ryan Chadwick - Writer and Performer Suzanne Reynolds - Writer and Performer
Olwen Davies - Writer and Performer
Mark Elmore - Artist
Susana Fernandez - Artist
Jo Ferenczi - Artist
Mira Ho - Artist
Holly Jackson - Artist
Jess Thomas Owens - Artist
Ed Roberts - Writer and Performer
Laura Ryder - Writer and Performer
Kieran Spiers - Writer and Performer

 

2015-16 EMERGING PERSPECTIVES PARTICIPANTS 
Tony Fisher - Photographer
Alice Gee - Performer
Kamal Joory - Composer
Becky Statham - Performer
Lytisha Tunbridge - Poet and Narrator
Find out more about the 2015 - 16 EP Company

 

2014-15 EMERGING PERSPECTIVES PARTICIPANTS 
Ryan Gilmartin - Performer and Sound Design
Kyle Futers - Performer
Simon Butler - Performer
Alisia Hargreaves - Performer
Chloe Culpin - Performer
Madeleine Jogela - Performer
Hope Ward-Brown - Director
Find out more about the 2014- 15 EP Company

 

2013-14 EMERGING PERSPECTIVES PARTICIPANTS 
Callan Durant - Performer
Mia Johnson - Performer
Louise White - Performer
Natalie Smallwood - Stage Manager
Charlotte Bond - Performer
John Tissiman - Performer
Lewis Fernandez - Actor
Rob Turnock - Writer
Rob Wileman -Writer
Emily Holyoake - Writer
Kelly Punton - Writer
Find out more about the 2013-14 EP Company

 

2012-13 EMERGING PERSPECTIVES PARTICIPANTS 
Charlotte Tomlinson - Assistant Stage Manager
Chris Walters - Composer/Performer
Deborah Carlin - Performer
Dickie Garton - Performer
Eleanor Parker - Assistant Stage Manager
Ellen Hutchinson - Performer
Emma Hayes - Performer
Emma Pegg - Designer
Jennifer Ellis - Performer
Laura Burrows - Designer
Lauren Dowell - Writer (Runner Up)
Marilyn Ricci - Writer (Winner)
Michael Pepper - Writer (Runner Up)
Monika Johnson Writer - (Runner Up)
Rick Briggs - Writer (Runner Up)
Sam Warren - Performer
Theresa Keogh - Director (Ensemble)
Find out more about the 2012-13 Step Up Company
 
2011-12 EMERGING PERSPECTIVES PARTICIPANTS 
Alexandra Bradley - Performer
Becci Hooper - Performer/Assistant Director
Beth Shouler - Writer (Runner Up)
Bethany Wells - Designer
Cathy Grindrod - Writer (Runner Up)
Gareth Morgan - Dramaturg
Georgie Elsom - Performer/Assistant Director
Hugh Dichmont - Writer (Runner Up)
Jane Upton - Writer (Winner)
Jenny Crowder - Stage Manager/Assistant Director/Assistant Production Manager
Lesley Emery - Performer
Matthew Heseltine - Performer
Monika Johnson - Writer (Runner Up)
Natalie Ellis - Designer
Ollie Smith - Performer
Selina Scott-Benin - Performer
Subika Anwar - Performer
Find out more about the 2011-12 Step Up Company 

 

 

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.

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YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS
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TOURING

IN 2018

A FORTUNATE MAN
A poignant tribute to doctors and the NHS

THE FISHERMEN
Inspired by the Man Booker shortlisted novel

THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH
Spring 2019 tour booking

IN DEVELOPMENT

 A Finnish Melancomedy
 
 
Love and food combined as Indian film adapted for stage
 
 
 
 
 
 

NEWS

WE'RE HIRING A NEW PART-TIME PRODUCER 
If your're an experienced producer with a passion for engaging with audiences and fundraising Find out more here...
 
BERGER'S MASTERPIECE INSPIRES STAGING
A new collaboration with Michael Pinchbeck to coincide with 70 years of NHS England Find our more here...
 
THE FISHERMEN
One of Africa's new voices inspires stage adaptation. Find out more here...
 
AMBITIOUS DRAMA FOR 2018
Touring an increasingly adventurous new theatre to spaces of all shapes and sizes in 2018. Find out more here...

A TRIBUTE TO OUR FOUNDER
We pay our respects to David Johnston, one of New Perspectives founders who died recently with a few words here...

Listen to a new bank of fascinating audio stories collected in Mansfield Find out more here...

We make theatre accessible to communities nationwide because we think #culturematters
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