News: CIT Scratch Night: Call for Theatre-Makers & Artists

We’re curating a showcase of bold & innovative work-in-progresses from emerging & established artists at our spring CIT Scratch Night. This is an open space to try out new, exciting ideas and stories – and get feedback on it in a warm and supportive environment.

We are looking for up to 4 artists/companies who are making innovative new work to test up to 20 minutes in front of a live audience. This can be from any performance discipline – devised, new writing, spoken word, dance, cabaret etc. This work will be shared in our unique Chambers space on April 19th 2018.

We can offer half-day blocks of rehearsal space on the week leading up to the event per artist/company and get-in time on the day of the performance. We will feature each company on Waterside & CIT websites with a link to their own.


– Work has to be of a performative but of any genre
– Works should be a work-in-progress, no more than 20 minutes and with minimal tech requirements
– The performance space will be The Chambers at Waterside


Please send in a short description of the work you would like to present and yourself (no more than 1 sheet of A4 for written proposals or no more than 90 second in length for video proposals). Please detail any access requirements. Tech specification (as much as you can at this point) to Theatre Commissions Coordinator, Ross Carey at:

DEADLINE: Monday 12th of March 2018 at 5pm

We will aim let all applicants know by Friday 16th March.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask Ross.