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NORTH: Be part of a brand new theatre company

From Northern Stage WebsiteNorthern Stage is looking for six recent graduates, emerging artists or actors to form a fresh new company. You must have a commitment to working in the North East.

NORTH is a three month opportunity to make work, develop your skills and take the next step in your career with the full support of a professional theatre company. The company will be lead by Northern Stage’s Creative Associate Mark Calvert.

During NORTH you will: 

  • Spend 10 full weeks at Northern Stage
  • Receive a grant to help support your time
  • Enhance your skills and learn new techniques in workshops lead by industry professionals
  • Create and perform two new pieces
  • Receive advice and practical skills on creating your own work in the future including mentoring on producing, marketing and fundraising
  • Get an ongoing commitment from Northern Stage to support your development


To apply for an audition download an application form here

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 November.

You must have completed training in a performing arts discipline on a degree level course. Auditions will be a three day workshop from 21-23 November 10am – 4pm (location TBC).

  • Day 1: Ensemble building and play.
  • Day 2: Movement, Text and Song
  • Day 3: Monologues. Prepare two speeches, one classical and one contemporary.

Key Dates

  • Auditions: 21 – 23 Nov 2012
  • Induction to Northern Stage: 4 days TBC Dec 2012
  • North begins: 14 Jan 2013
  • Final performances: 20 – 22 March 2013

For more information please contact Amy Carter on or 0191 2427244.