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People's Company Platform Event: Performer Callout

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People’s Company Platform Event: Performer Callout   

Open – 26th May 2023, 12pm

Close – Monday 5th June, 9am

The People’s Company are looking to showcase local emerging local writers and performers for a new platform event that will be staged in the Drum Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth in July this year.

Looking to platform writers of all ages, this event will provide an opportunity for five scripts to be developed with support from writers Babs Horton, Laura Horton and Mich Sanderson.

The chosen scripts will be rehearsed with a company of actors over June, in collaboration with director Stephanie Kempson and Assistant Director Claire Duttson.

We are looking for performers from all walks of life that represent the people of Plymouth – if you’ve got a passion for performing, or are looking to try something new, we want to hear from you!


How to apply

Please submit a brief biography about you (including your pronouns), mentioning any relevant experience, and a headshot/picture of you to

This is a fantastic development opportunity to receive mentoring from a professional director and playwrights who will support you to develop your skills as an actor and guide you through working with a team of creatives in a professional and theatrical setting.

This is a voluntary opportunity for local community-based talent to perform new writing in the Drum Theatre and no fee will be attached.

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You must be available for all the below rehearsals/performances:


Rehearsals: Thursday 15th June, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Rehearsals: Friday 16th June, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Rehearsals: Friday 23rd June, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Rehearsals: Thursday 29th June, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Rehearsals: Friday 30th June, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Rehearsals: Monday 3rd July, 10pm-4pm
Technical rehearsal: Wednesday 5th July, 1pm-6:30pm
Dress rehearsal: Thursday 6th July, 12pm-4pm
Performance 1: Thursday 6th July, 7:00pm
Performance 2: Friday 7th July, 7:00pm

Please note, times are subject to change and will be confirmed.