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Trajectory RESIDENCY

Tantrum’s Trajectory RESIDENCY is an annual program that provides selected emerging artists or groups with space, mentoring and administrative and technical support to undertake the creative development of a new performance work here in Newcastle. The Trajectory RESIDENCY is the perfect opportunity to test and refine ideas, seek feedback and engage in the rigorous process of developing a new work, all with the support of Newcastle’s leading professional youth arts organisation.

In 2018 Tantrum will offer two residencies as part of the Trajectory program, and will show their work at Crack Theatre Festival. Residency Artists are selected based on a written application form.

During the 2018 residency, Tantrum will provide the resident artist/s with:
Rehearsal/workshop space (equivalent to 2 weeks or 70 hours)
Mentoring by an established professional artist in your field
The opportunity to present a development showing of the new work at Crack X Festival (as part of This is Not Art) in Newcastle in September 2018
Access to office space, printing and wifi Administrative and marketing support
Access to sound/lighting and AV equipment
Access to further professional development opportunities through our Masterclass series

Applications for the 2018 Residency are now closed.

Residency dates: Between July - September 2018 (in negotiation with the selected artist)
Cost: FREE for selected resident.
Venue: Tantrum Studio, with showing at Crack X Festival

From our previous resident artists:

Ethan AndrewsThe residency - through working with an established mentor - allowed me to approach my work with a maturity that would have taken me years of independent performing to discover. It has also legitimised my work, and pushed me to create with an urgency that I would not have summoned on my own.

 Alex Travers - Tantrum's Residency has allowed me to recognise that the process of creating work is a career decision rather than just a 'hobby' and has encouraged me to take ownership of my work. It has also provided further clarification in regards to the style of theatre that I make and how this can be marketed and brought to fruition in the future. It has also provided a networking opportunity within the local arts community and allowed me to make connections with artists who I wish to work with in the future.

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