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Bathway Theatre Associate Artists Scheme 2023/24

We are pleased to announce the call for this year’s cohort of Bathway Theatre Associate Artists for 2023/24 is now open. To apply, please complete the Application form.


The Bathway Theatre at the University of Greenwich houses six multi-purpose studios and a flexible 100-seat theatre space.


Situated in the heart of Woolwich, the theatre welcomes a number of visiting companies and artists, supports community engagement initiatives, and is home to the BA (Hons) Drama and BA (Hons) Sound Design degree programme, part of the School of Stage and Screen.

The Associate Artist scheme is facilitated by the University’s Centre for Creative Futures, and designed to support 4 artists over 12 months from 1st September 2023 to 31st August 2024. If selected, benefits include:

- Use of our rehearsal studios and/or theatre spaces (5 working days minimum)

- Membership of the University Library at Stockwell Street and the Woolwich Library

- 1 Public Platform event with technical support

- Support from our research group members and invitations to Centre events.

- A dedicated academic point of contact to facilitate their work and support engagement with students.

- Workshop and professional development opportunities

- Associate Artist events to support group discussion, scratch performances and networking.

- £500 to support research and development of projects


Associate Artists will be expected to contribute to the broader remit of the Bathway Theatre and the University of Greenwich through outreach and community engagement, provision of complimentary student tickets at associated events held at the Bathway Theatre and delivery of at least one workshop/lecture for students as part of a 1st Year module. Associate Artists will also be expected to acknowledge the Bathway Theatre on marketing materials for the duration of the scheme.

We welcome applications from emerging or established theatre companies; solo performers; performance artists; practice-researchers; playwrights; directors, dramaturgs; producers; scenographers, arts-based outreach and community/socially engaged organisations. We particularly welcome applicants who identify as Black, Asian or Global Majority.

For queries, contact Jillian Wallis or James McLaughlin

To apply, please complete the Application form here:

 Deadline for receipt of applications is: 5:00pm, Tuesday 15 August 2023

“Bathway Theatre fosters relationships between artists in the professional community and staff and students at the University of Greenwich. It is a link between theatre makers, performers, directors, writers, designers and promoters and is a place for Bathway Theatre members to advertise their current and forthcoming performances.”

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“Bathway Theatre is an online platform, and physical space for contemporary performance companies and individuals to link together and enable collaboration, artistic exposure and mutual learning for audiences as well as a wider artistic community.”

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