For creatives who are ready to break into the mainstream.
We are delighted to be launching our Breakthrough development programme once more for 2024.
What is Breakthrough?
Breakthrough is a 1 year commission for disabled UK creatives or companies who are ready to break into the mainstream.
We are looking to commission 2 creatives/companies to produce a sample of professional quality work to be distributed by CRIPtic. This can be anything from a 5-minute scene from a play, a song, a lighting portfolio, or a short video – we want to nurture your creativity and support you in creating something that showcases the absolute best you can achieve.
Over 1 year, chosen creatives/companies will be paid £6,000 to fund their time and costs to develop a commission, and attend support and development sessions. They will receive a further budget for 6 sessions with industry mentors of their choice. At the end of Breakthrough, they will have a calling card to showcase their potential.
Please read our FAQs below which contain more information about the programme, and what we’re looking for from applications.
To apply to become a 2024 Incubate Member please fill in our application form and Diversity & Monitoring form by 5pm on 5 January 2024.
You can also submit an audio-file in spoken English or BSL of a maximum of 7 minutes, or download and send the questions as a word document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please find the word versions of these documents below:
If you need access support to input answers into the form we can help out – just email email@example.com. We are able to support applicants with transcribing answers, but cannot provide or fund individualised access support for applications beyond this, except if exceptional circumstances apply.
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