The Stage One Workshop

Applications will open in Spring 2023.

The next workshop will take place in June 2023 in Covent Garden, London. Please click here for our workshop guide.

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This workshop is held in multiple locations around London’s West End and is led by our Chief Executive, Joseph Smith and other experienced industry professionals who generously give up their time to support this opportunity for emerging producers. The workshop includes seminars on:

  • Fundraising & Investor management
  • Budgeting
  • Contracting a West End theatre
  • Marketing & PR
  • Co-producing, touring & transfers

The cost for the workshop is £425

The cost includes food & drink across all three days. Please note that subsidy is available for eligible candidates. For more information please email [email protected]

 “When I was moving into producing, the single most practical, inspiring, sobering, empowering and essential thing I did was to attend the Stage One workshop.

For me it was, literally, career-changing."

Tracey Childs

Mercury Theatre Colchester

Executive Producer and Joint Chief Executive

If you have any further questions about your eligibility or how the process works, please read our guide and do not hesitate to get in touch with the team at [email protected] 

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