Opportunity to bring new theatre to Edinburgh Fringe 2020

If you're involved in a young theatre ensemble and want to perform at Edinburgh Fringe 2020, check out this opportunity from the Pleasance. 

Opportunity to bring new theatre to Edinburgh Fringe 2020

What is it?  

The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve is a designated fund to support emerging theatre-makers and comedians in bringing their work to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Each year the Theatre Reserve provides a young theatre company with 4 of more cast members with the rare and extraordinary opportunity to present a fully produced, financed production at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  

What do you get? 

£10,000 financing from the Pleasance towards the cost of presenting your show at the festival, which includes - guaranteed programming slot at Pleasance Edinburgh and London transfer; Accommodation and Travel; Edinburgh Fringe Registration and brochure fees; PR and marketing support; Mentorship; Rehearsal, development, sharing and workspace; Support to develop and deliver accessible performances.

Who can apply?

If you're part of a theatre ensemble and have left formal education, you can apply for the Charle Hartill Special Reserve.


Submissions are open from now until 10am on January 31st, 2020. 

For more information, criteria and to apply - pleasance.co.uk/charliefund


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