A group of young women, all of them look directly at the camera, two are standing and two are seated.

China Plate’s development programmes offer artists and practitioners wide-ranging opportunities to develop productions, innovate their professional and creative practice and extend their industry networks.

Our programme of work includes The Optimists producer training programme, bespoke development residencies, work in progress / showcase festivals, commissioning opportunities and strategic support for artists and the wider sector.

Opportunities are available for creatives starting out in the industry through to those developing work for midscale venues/audiences.

For more information, please contact our Training & Development Producer Kristina Hall on [email protected]

Visit our Young Producers page for training opportunities for 16-21 year olds. 

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Intro to Producing

27th August 2021

Join us for a crash-course on the role of the theatre producer. Discover what it is the be the person…

Written by Izzy

Young Producers

A free training opportunity for Coventry-based 16-22 year olds to find out more about making art happen.

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The Optimists

A training opportunity for emerging theatre makers and producers, providing a vital introduction to the craft of making work in a professional context & building your professional network.

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