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Emerging Perspectives

Developing the Next Generation of Theatre Makers and Performers

Our Emerging Perspectives programme provides a range of opportunities for emerging theatre makers living and working in the East Midlands. We offer a range of opportunities each focussed on bridging the gap between training and working in the industry. Through a series of masterclasses with theatre professionals, a programme for performers, designers, composers, stage managers and writers under the Emerging Perspectives Company, a full length Long Play writing competition, and professional mentoring for emerging companies and artists, we aim to help people early in their careers to become skilled and self-supporting artists.

Workshop activity

We're delighted to offer Shout Out Shakespeare workshop sessions for Nottingham City Council Libraries at Sherwood and Basford Libraries as part of a nationwide Celebrating Shakespeare programme commemorating the 400th anniversary of the bard's death. Pupils from Carrington and Seely Primary Schools got to grips with Macbeth before taking on a soliloquy for themselves! Workshop sessions in Basford will take place in September. For more information on workshops and creative projects please contact sally@newpersepctives.co.uk
 
 



Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, specialising in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 

EXCITE, CHALLENGE & ENGAGE
One of the many things we do is to turn village halls into professional theatre spaces.

JOIN OUR FAMILY OF SUPPORTERS
Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

New Productions

IN 2016
DARKNESS, DARKNESS
 
 
 
 
 
 
World premiere by award-winning crime writer John Harvey
co-production with Nottingham Playhouse

OH WHISTLE, AND I'LL COME TO YOU  


 
 
 
 
David Rudkin adapts M R James' classic ghost story

IN 2017
THE GIANT JAM SANDWICH
Children's best-seller live on stage!

THE MAN WITHOUT A PAST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 A Finnish melancomedy

News

BREAKING NEWS STORY

A PERSONAL INSIGHT INTO DARKNESS, DARKNESS 
'Jenny is the kind of part you dream to play'. Actor Elizabeth Twells gives her thoughts on Darkness, Darkness so far in her blog... 

RE-IMAGINING THE RURAL TOUR
3 year collaborative research programme looking at the UK rural touring sector and possibilities of new forms for new audiences is nears completion...Find out more


We make theatre accessible to communities nationwide because we think #culturematters