Opportunity for Midlands-based graduate theatre makers

Proto-type Mentorship Scheme 2017/18
This scheme is designed to support graduate theatre makers and companies seeking a professional career in the arts. It provides support for emerging Midlands-based artists and engages with all aspects of organising and developing your creative practice.
The scheme is comprised of tailor-made training sessions, detailed feedback, practical resources, and networking opportunities (see below). The scheme also offers £500 towards materials and equipment that will support your practice and a small stipend towards travel costs for networking events or to see other performance work.
If you are interested in applying, please complete the form below and return with any supporting documents to admin@proto-type.org.
Application deadline Monday 31st July 2017
If you would like any further information then please get in touch.

Feedback from previous participants:

“The mentorship came at the perfect time for us, and if there were other companies at a similar stage –  a graduate company about a year in to forming – then we would not hesitate to recommend it. Proto-type have been the catalyst for our development as artists and as a company. We have received the most incredible support from the company over the year. Once the mentorship ended we were in a much stronger position to continue with our ongoing plan. We cannot thank Proto-type Theater enough for the guidance and support they have provided.” – 2015/16 participants Flickbook Theatre
“Throughout the sessions we were given a wealth of tips and guidance. All of this knowledge has been stowed away safely for us to use when it comes to touring and applying for funding for the first time.” 2012/13 participant
“A very positive experience. It made the professional dream real and helped us see the future of our little company a little more clearly.” 2012/13 participant

Image: Cartography (2015) – © Flickbook Theatre

The 2017/18 scheme is supported by Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts.