2017 artsdepot Residency

A screen grab of the Proto-type Theater residency announcement on the ArtsDepot website showing a doctored £50 note. The Queen is wearing a blue balaclava.

We are off to a sweet start for 2017 – we’ve been selected to participate in artsdepot’s Artist Residency Programme! We will be based in their Creation Space over 2 weeks in January, and want to thank artsdepot for the opportunity to begin researching and developing a brand new idea… With a working title of …

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Spring/Summer tour dates update

Two figures in pink balaclavas stand before a 'Test Card' style image with the words "Please stand by...". (A Machine they're Secretly Building).

We’ve had a fantastic response so far to the first few showings of A Machine they’re Secretly Building and a real welcome at Lancaster Arts, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre and Derby Theatre. Thanks to all who came along and to those who stayed for a chat afterwards. It’s been great to discuss and dissect the ideas that are raised …

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An 'Arts Council Enland' logo, ink- tamped onto the corner of an envelope.

There has been an envelope sitting at Proto-type HQ this festive season. A FAT envelope. And we’ve all taken turns staring at it…

NEW TRAILER: A Machine they're Secretly Building at Bite Size Festival 2015

Main promo image for Proto-type Theater's 'A Machine they're Secretly Building'. Two women wearing hot pink balaclavas facing each other. It's not clear whether the balaclavas are being put on or taken off.

We’ll be performing an excerpt from A Machine they’re Secretly Building’ at BITE SIZE Festival 2015 – a showcase of new performance making run by Warwick Arts Centre,  China Plate and mac birmingham. Please take a look at our new trailer and you can book tickets here – hope you can come! #AMTSB #BSIZE15  

Calling all East Midlands-based graduate theatre companies…

A Proto-type Summer School participant sits on a wide window ledge holding a pen to their mouth, and stares down at a notebook.

The 2015 Proto-type Mentorship Scheme is designed to support graduate theatre companies seeking a professional career in the arts. We’ll be providing support to an East Midlands-based emerging company to help you engage with the organisational aspects of establishing your touring company, whilst developing your creative practice.