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Cumbernauld Theatre Christmas show commission call

Cumbernauld Theatre is seeking initial expressions of interest from theatre companies or artistic teams interested in working alongside them to create a magical studio show for Under 5’s for Christmas 2018.

In recent years they have commissioned Fish & Game, Ellie Street Productions and The Letter J to create a new show in their atmospheric studio theatre. This small show typically has a cast of 2 actors and lasts approximately 35-40 minutes involving elements of story, interaction, music and adventure. Performed with the audience on 2-sides/in-the-round, the Production runs for approximately 30 shows, with performances playing to a maximum audience at each show of just 55.

For Christmas 2018, Cumbernauld Theatre is seeking initial expressions of interest from either a heatre company or artistic team (such as a Writer/Director partnership) to create this year’s show. Key dates are as follows:

  • Development: 1 week of development/pre-rehearsal in autumn 2018
  • Rehearsal Period: 2 weeks beginning 19 November 2018
  • Technical Week: Monday 3 December 2018
  • Opening Performance: Thursday 6 December 2018
  • Final Performance: Saturday 22 December 2018

The deadline for submissions is 5pm, Monday 19 March 2018.

For further details and application information visit the Cumbernauld Theatre website.

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