Imaginate at Pitlochry Festival Theatre: Writer’s Residency

Pay: £1576.58
Closing date: Mon 15 Apr 2024: 12am

Are you a playwright or a performance maker who works with text? Pitlochry Festival Theatre are working with Imaginate to offer a funded week-long residency for an artist based in Scotland to explore a new text-based idea for young audiences.  This residency will take place in the Studio from 15 – 19 July 2024.

This opportunity includes:

  • Residency space from 15 – 19 July 2024 in Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Studio
  • A fee of £1576.58 (one week prep and one week residency)
  • A budget for travel
  • Accommodation plus per diems (£25 per day), if required
  • Access to up to three Pitlochry Festival Theatre actors for the residency week
  • Dramaturgy support from Sam Hardie (Trainee Director at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and previous Accelerator artist with Imaginate)
  • Access to Imaginate Go & See funding to see relevant performances
  • Ongoing support and advice for your idea from Imaginate and Pitlochry Festival Theatre

They have an additional budget to support access needs for this residency so please tell them about any needs you have in your application.

If you would like to ask questions about this opportunity, or to talk through any element you are unsure about, please contact Fiona Ferguson, Creative Development Director.  They can arrange to talk with you by email, phone or Zoom and have an access budget to support these pre-application discussions, so let them know what you need.

This residency is part of their Imaginate At series, you can read about previous projects here. They partner with different organisations across Scotland to pool resources and offer paid rehearsal & development weeks to explore new performance ideas for children and young people.

How to Apply
Apply in writing, by audio file or using BSL. For more information, download the call out documents, available in Word so you can change font size and with BSL video links. For more information and full guidelines include BSL video links download the call-out guidelines.

Send completed applications to with ‘Imaginate at Pitlochry Festival Theatre’ as the email subject.

Deadline: Mon 15 April 2024. Applicants will be notified of the decisions by Fri 3 May 2024.

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Closing date: Mon 15 Apr 2024: 12am