Starter Opportunity: Artist from ethnic minority community

A residency place for an artist from an ethnic minority community to focus on a new ambitious idea for a piece of performance or to facilitate a forward-shift in their practice.

Applications Open: Wednesday 28 November 2018

Application Deadline: Monday 25 February 2019  at 5pm

Residency should be undertaken: April – June 2019 – dates to be mutually agreed.

Panel: Mariem Omari (Writer and Co-Founder of Bijli), May Sumbwanyambe (Playwright), Anna Hodgart (Engine Room Producer – National Theatre of Scotland).

Submission Process:

Applications for this opportunity are now closed.

The online application form is available to complete via Submittable which can accept written, audio and video applications. It is possible to draft, save and return to an application on Submittable. If Submittable is not accessible to you for any reason, please contact or call 0141 221 0970 and we can consider alternative methods of submission.

Please do NOT include images or web links.

All submissions must be in the English language, unless agreed by prior arrangement.

The Starter Programme is supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

This information is available on request in the following version: BSL Interpreted and Gaelic Language. Talking, Large Print and Plain English. Please email:

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