Engine Room: Artist Survival Kit

A facilitated space for finding solidarity in the struggle and sharing tools for survival as an artist under capitalism.

Theatre maker, performer and playwright Julia Taudevin will utilise her ten plus years working as a Theatre Of The Oppressed facilitator to create a non-hierarchical, active discussion/workshop that explores the priorities of those who are present. The space will invite you to identify the blocks you face as you try to survive as an artist under capitalism – both the individual and the structural. The emphasis will be on finding solidarity in the struggle against those barriers and from the point of solidarity we will share and build tools, methods and approaches to resist, survive and thrive. All are welcome.

National Theatre of Scotland and Workers Theatre present Artist Survival Kit as part of Something Has to Happen.

The Workers Theatre is a project to create a co-operatively owned and managed theatre in Scotland. Building on the first Workers Theatre Weekend in June 2017, Something Has To Happen is a festival of renewal and a celebration of creativity in politically dark times.



Date: Friday 14 February 2020

Time: 4.00pm – 6.30pm

Location: The Glad Cafe, 1006A Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 2HG

Booking Opens: Thursday 28 November 2019

Booking Closes: Wednesday 12 February 2020




This event is part of Engine Room.


Our Engine Room programme has our Theatre Without Walls ethos at its heart. We bring artists together to develop skills, networks and create new work at the greatest reach of their imaginations and ambitions.


Engine Room is supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Accessible performances available:

  • Wheelchair Accessible

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