Scratch performance night

Are you 16-25 and want to share new ideas and works-in-progress with other emerging young artists? 

We're looking for:

  • dancers
  • theatre makers
  • musicians 
  • comedians
  • spoken word artists
  • any other performers with new work to share!

Draft is a new scratch night event that allows performers of all disciplines to share new works-in-progress in an informal setting. 

Running quarterly the platform is open to Bristol and surrounding areas artists, aged 25 and under to participate in, and audiences of all ages to watch and give feedback.

For artists presenting work a short workshop will be included in which methods and structures of gathering useful critical feedback will be explored in preparation for the sharing. Audience and guests will also be invited to participate in a brief discussion of the work before a networking space is available.

Each artist will get 1 hour in the space to rehearse as well as limited technical support.

Some artists may be selected for further support in the development of their idea by Creative Youth Network. More details available on application.

Apply now

To apply please write to danceaboutbristol@gmail.com with:

  • A brief bio of yourself, and anyone else presenting work
  • A brief description of the piece you wish to share (between 3 and 15 minutes in length)
  • 3 questions you would submit to the audience, constructively aimed for a post-show discussion (these can be adjusted after the feedback workshop)

The deadline for applications is 26th May. 

Book now

Want to give critical feedback to emerging young artists? Come along for only £1.50. Book your ticket below or on the night. 

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