Apply for investment

If you would like to apply for Stage One investment please ensure that you read our INVESTMENT GUIDELINES before filling out an application. Along with the application you can submit any other documents being distributed to potential investors including all budgets/recoupment schedules and if applicable, full tour dates/deals.

Stage One's investment is a commercial investment; it is not an award of money. If you are a new producer, you may find the Bursaries for New Producers scheme more suitable.

How to apply

Step 1: Read the Investment Guidelines HERE.
Step 2: Download the application form HERE.
Step 3: Send your application along with any supporting documents to

Applications are considered upon receipt, throughout the year. Please note that applications must be received no later than 4 weeks before the first rehearsal.

If you have any queries above Stage One's investment in productions, or you are not sure whether your production is suitable, please email

If your production is presented in a West End SOLT (Society of London Theatre) Theatre you agree to donate a 50% contribution towards Stage One's Voluntary Levy. If you require further information about this, please email: