Artist Development

Artist Development

Artist Development




IdeasLAB is our regular scratch night, which takes place once per season in The Lab. We offer artist and companies a chance to share early-stage work and receive detailed feedback from the audience.

Please send us an email receive more information or apply on this web page.

Practitioner Development Scheme

The Practitioner Development Scheme is a programme of paid training and development opportunities in workshop facilitation. You will be provided the opportunity to work with and be trained by professional practitioners, have access to complimentary or concessionary tickets for performances to inform your practice, and work with a diverse range of young people and communities.

Recruitment usually takes place once a year. Please send us an email for more information about the scheme and the next application date.


Lab Associates

The Lab Associates programme is a year-long attachment to Theatre Royal Plymouth. Each year we take up to four new Lab Associate companies and artists.

Lab Associates are paid a fee and invited to make full use of the Theatre’s spaces, resources, and people to develop new work for Platform; a two week showcase of new work in The Drum.

This year’s Lab Associates are; Ruth Mitchell, Emma Baskeyfield, and Voodoo Monkeys. Our Lab Associates will be presenting new work in The Drum theatre this September.

Please send us an email if you have any questions about the Lab Associate Programme or would like to apply.