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OPPORTUNITIES FOR EAST MIDLANDS' WRITERS

We currently have two strands to our writer development:
 
Haunts
HAUNTS
A theatre audio project exploring favourite 'haunts' in the East Midlands region. Apply for the project by 5pm on Weds 22 Feb.
Long Play
LONG PLAY
Our full length playwriting competition for writers of all abilities. Submissions for Long Play open Nov 2017.
 
 
UNSOLICITED SCRIPTS

We very rarely have the means to produce unsolicited new plays. The Long Play Competition is our way of accepting unsolicited scripts. If you wish to discuss a creative idea outside of the competition, please make contact with our Artistic Director, Jack McNamara, with an introductory email and a short example of your work. If you are a playwright wanting to make contact, feel free to get in touch with our Artistic Director, Jack McNamara, with an introductory email and short example of your work.

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...

TOURING

IN 2017
THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH

Children's best-seller live on stage!

HARVEST
Regional premiere of Richard Bean's outstanding rural saga



 
 
 
 
Spine-chilling ghost story
 
A Finnish melancomedy

 
 


NEWS

HOW DO YOU INVENT A GIANT JAM SANDWICH?
Award-winning children's author John Vernon Lord explains where it all began Find our more...

CALLING WRITERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS AND VIDEOGRAPHERS!
Join Michael Pinchbeck to create a performance inspired by John Berger's masterpiece A FORTUNATE MAN. Deadline Fri 3 March. Find out more...

SHHH...AKESPEARE! SUPPORT!
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...
 
We make theatre accessible to communities nationwide because we think #culturematters
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