THEATRE IN THE POUND
A not-for-profit night, designed for individuals or groups of theatre practitioners to showcase new work at The Cockpit. - NOW ONLINE!
Each piece is followed by a short feedback discussion with our lovely audience, to help companies develop their work.
Next online TIT£: 15 June 2020, 7pm
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We have space from June onwards and are looking for individuals and small groups who would like to try out their work online.
To apply or to chat and find out more, pound [at] thecockpit [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: Pound%20-%20Website%20Enquiry) (Email Theresa!)
Excitingly, in November we are collaborating with cyborphic.com to bring you a Theatre in the Pound SciFi Special, to kick off TALOS IV - a week of SciFi theatre. We’re interested in all kinds of science fiction performance, including but not limited to: Cyborg Theatre, Robot Theatre, AI Theatre, Weird / New Weird Theatre, Afrofuturist Theatre, Queer Science Fiction, Utopian and/or Dystopian theatre, Post-Apocalyptic, Post-Modern, Post-Dramatic, Science fiction dance performance, Solarpunk, Cyberpunk, Steampunk, Biopunk, Hopepunk, and Mythpunk.
If you want to be considered, please mark your application TALOS.
Upcoming 2020 dates - (subject to change due to the Covid:19 pandemic)
18th May 2020 - To be performed online
15th June 2020 - To be performed online
20th July 2020
21st September 2020
19th October 2020
16th November 2020 (Sci Fi special)
21st December 2020
Got something to perform? You apply and give us a small deposit. We give you a 45 minute tech with stage manager and technician and then 15 minutes (or less if you like) show time in our wonderful auditorium in the evening. Plus a few minutes of feedback from our supportive and generous audience.
We love to make the shows as varied as possible so however 'out there' or unusual you think your work might be we'd love to meet you!
And now we've made Theatre In The Pound part of our Theatre Maker programme you become eligible for cheaper studio hires and Theatre Maker classes as well as further possible opportunities to present your work.
If you are an artist interested in applying for a slot, please click here for more information, or here to apply
For more information contact Theresa, the Theatre In The Pound Co-ordinator at pound [at] thecockpit [dot] org [dot] uk (subject: Theatre%20In%20The%20Pound)
There is no need to reserve tickets, just turn up on the night. All tickets £1.
Show begins at 7pm