Theatre Maker

A community of classes, workshops, talks, scratch nights, readings, and performance opportunities - 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 reduced studio hire rates, box office splits, tech, design, direction, marketing, and social media support - helping Theatre Makers where we can. 

More courses, workshops, events, and opportunities to be announced... keep an eye on this page, or sign up for our newsletter.

3 Dec
On Stage
New Stuff

Monthly Rehearsed Readings

18 Dec
On Stage
Theatre In The Pound

A Monthly Scratch Night

By Appointment
Advice Sessions

Clarify Your Next Steps

04 Dec
Cards on the Table

Speed Dating for Theatre Makers

Get Involved!
Find out how we support new productions here

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] (subject: Theatre%20Maker%20website%20enquiry%20)
To discuss bringing a show, start by contacting Dave: dave [at] (subject: TM%20Hire%20Enquiry)  with the answers to the questions on our "Bringing a Show" page.

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, BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS by Patch Plays, and REBEL BOOB by Speak Up! Act Out!

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


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