VISITING COMPANIES

Are you a theatre company or an artist? Here’s everything you need to know about how and what we programme here at The Edge.

We do not hire our spaces out to companies and all work must be curated by us here at The Edge. If you are interested in becoming a resident company or delivering a scratch night see our Made at The Edge programme.

Programmer Contact Details:

Name: Janine Waters
Title: Artistic Director
Email: touring@edgetheatre.co.uk

 


Artistic Policy

We are interested in programming and have an interest in: new writing, new forms of musical theatre, comedy, spoken word, children’s theatre and live music.

How We Support Artists

From September 2019 we will be introducing Made at The Edge, our new Theatre Development Programme. This ongoing programme will provide Manchester theatre makers and participatory arts practitioners with opportunities to develop their work and their practice in one of Manchester’s most welcoming and nurturing venues.


The Programme:

Residencies for emerging or mid career theatre companies based in Manchester  – providing free audition, meetings, rehearsals and performance space, marketing/box office and mentoring.

 Scratch nights, script in hand performances of new work from writers.

 An Evening With –  events with established artists.

Workshops for actors and new practitioners in Participatory Arts Practice: Led by the Edge’s Artistic Director: Making theatre with vulnerable adults and children.

Space & Capacity

The Theatre | 70 seat capacity


Seasons

Spring: Feb – April
Summer: May – July
Autumn/Winter: September – December


How far in advance to contact us

6 months


We aren’t interested in booking:

We do not hire our spaces out to companies and all work must be curated by us here at The Edge. If you are interested in becoming a resident or delivering a scratch night see our Made at The Edge programme.


What financial deals we can offer:

Get in touch to discuss financial arrangements.


We like artists to make initial contact by:

Email and a weblink.


If you approach us, you can expect…

We will get back to you within 2 weeks after reviewing your request.