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Queer & Now Scratch Night Artist Call Out

As part of Queer and Now, Live Theatre is looking for extracts of work from Queer theatre artists from the North East who identify as LGBTQ+ of which a number will be selected to be performed as part of the Queer & Now Scratch Night on Wed 19 Feb.

What we are looking for

  • Extracts of theatrical work by LGBTQ+ artists living or working in the North East.
  • These extracts should be approximately 10 to 15 minutes long
  • Be story led. We are not looking for non-verbal performance or dance pieces
  • Be work-in-progress
  • Be able to be performed with minimal technical support

 There will be approximately five performance slots available.  Successful applicants will be paid for their time involved.

How to Apply

Please send proposals on one side of A4 outlining the project, the artists involved and the process of how you work. 

You may also want to send images and video links of the idea or previous projects.

We also ask you to download and complete an equal opportunities form. (This is for internal use and for monitoring purposes only).

Please send your 10 to 15 minutes long proposal and completed equal opportunities form to 

Deadline: Mon 25 November 2019, 5pm 

Suitability 16+



  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund


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