First Bite is back!

by Kaya
A call for applications from collaborative theatre makers from across the Midlands (East and West!) to take part in a festival of scratch performance on the 2nd May 2015 at mac birmingham.

First Bite is an opportunity for 10 artists and/or companies to perform new ideas in a supportive and nurturing environment, to an engaged audience of theatregoers and regional industry professionals, two of which will be awarded commissions offered by China Plate, mac birmingham and Warwick Arts Centre to develop the work.
The commissioned pieces are guaranteed a showcase at the Bite Size Festival at Warwick Arts Centre in November and in the South East region via our partnership with greenhouse (

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity for theatre makers in the Midlands - deadline March 13th.

Previous Bite Size commissions have included:
Caroline Horton – You’re Not Like The Other Girls Chrissy
Touring since 2010 and seen by over 10,000 people. Winner of The Stage Best Solo Performer Award and nominated for an OFFIE and Olivier Award.
Untied Artists – For Their Own Good and Al Bowlly’s Croon Manifesto
Two UK tours and a run in Edinburgh as part of The British Council Showcase. Winner of a 2013 Fringe First Award.
Babakas – Our Fathers
A run at Summerhall during Edinburgh 2013 and touring nationally and internationally since 2012 inc. Beirut and Athens.