Fri 4 Aug 2023: 9:00AM
Tron Theatre

Devising Physical Theatre with ThickSkin

Venue: 63 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HB

The Tron Theatre is welcoming the award-winning ThickSkin for a three day residency in September focusing on movement, physical theatre and devising.

This residency will take place from 10.30am – 5.30pm from 7 – 9 September 2023 in the Tron Theatre’s Changing House. Participants must be available for all three days.

An award-winning theatre company based in Wigan, ThickSkin is reinventing theatre for the next generation. They are developing multi-disciplined artists of the future for a hybrid world where physical and digital collide in more ways than ever before.

This residency is designed and led by ThickSkin’s Founder and Artistic Director, Neil Bettles (How Not To Drown, Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Private Peaceful), accompanied by Amy Kennedy. Created to offer artists with an interest in movement, physical theatre and devising an insight to ThickSkin’s practice, this three day residency will be active and collaborative, uncovering ThickSkin’s ethos and digging deeper into the company’s way of working.

“a company dedicated to discovering and developing new talents and giving them the opportunities to shine.” The Upcoming
“really encouraging, creative and liberating environment” Workshop Participant

This residency is aimed at artists with a good understanding of devising and physical theatre. The opportunity is application-based to ensure that all participants are of a similar and appropriate experience level. Successful applicants will not have to pay to attend the residency.

Participants must be prepared to run around and take part in movement-based tasks, including contact work.

Key dates for the ThickSkin residency:
Applications open: Mon 10 July 2023 (9am)
Applications close: Fri 4 August 2023 (5pm)
Artists will hear back: Tue 15 August 2023

For further information, please contact or visit

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