Theatre Maker

A community of classes, workshops, talks, scratch nights, readings, and performance opportunities. Join us in the theatre and online. 

Get to know your peers at our Theatre Maker events, workshops, performances, and more. 

Show new work at our monthly performance platforms: scratch night Theatre In The Pound and rehearsed reading series New Stuff.

Try out new ideas and techniques in our courses, or book a 1:1 advice session with Theatre Maker programme director Amy Clare Tasker

We offer box office splits, tech, design, direction, marketing, and social media support… helping Theatre Makers where we can. Find out how we support new productions here. To discuss bringing a show, please contact Dave (dave [at] thecockpit [dot] org [dot] uk) with the answers to the questions on our "Bringing a Show" page.

We also offer reduced studio hire rates. To be eligible for our Theatre Maker studio discount you must have taken part in one of the following: a Theatre Maker course or workshop, our Theatre in the Pound scratch night, or New Stuff reading series. Please make sure you know the email address you booked with when you call, so we can find you on our system.


Join the Theatre Maker facebook group and mailing list to find out when new activities are announced.

For general enquiries, get in touch with Amy: TheatreMaker [at] Thecockpit [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: Theatre%20Maker%20website%20enquiry%20)
To discuss bringing a show, please start by contacting Dave: dave [at] thecockpit [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: TM%20Hire%20Enquiry)  with the answers to the questions on our "Bringing a Show" page.


5 Jun
On Stage
New Stuff

Monthly Rehearsed Readings

9 Jun to 10 Jun
On Stage
Blood On Your Hands

Masculinity, Migration & Poverty

15 Jun to 22 Jun
On Stage
Rebel Boob

Life, When It Goes Tits Up

20 Jun
On Stage
Theatre In The Pound

A Monthly Scratch Night

By Appointment
1:1 Advice Sessions

Clarify Your Next Steps

28 May
Theatre of the Oppressed

Theatre As A Tool Of Liberation

28 May
Starting A Company

Legal & Financial Structures

Starts 9 June
The Actor-Creator

Hone Your Skills & Make New Work

9 July
Physical Theatre Techniques

Learn Techniques, Create & Play

Past Shows Supported by Theatre Maker

HOFFNUNG by Genau Dance Co, STINGRAY by Two Lips Production, HOT (HELEN OF TROY) by Pinecone Perfomance Lab, SHAPING DUST by Fancy Another?, SALOME by Edifice Dance Theatre , WELCOME TO THE UK by Psyche Delight, BORDERLINE by Psyche Delight', DEAD END by Subtle Paws, THE WEBB by Jennie Webb, CRY, BLUBERRY  by Richard Canal, TREADING WATER by Subtle Paws, COSMIC TRIGGER by Daisy Campbell

Help us support new work by making a donation to The Cockpit. 


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