Upstart Theatre re-imagines the world by making theatre playable.
IS CULTURE BAD FOR YOU?
In the latest episode of our podcast we talk to Dr David O'Brien about Panic! It's an Arts Emergency, a ground-breaking study into inequality and taste in the arts in the UK.
Eleven citizens of Birmingham ask what we can do to make change and whether we can be 'on the right side of history'.
RED PLANET: REVOLUTION
The year is 2119 and the Republic of Mars is finally free. As the leaders of the revolution, the future of the planet is now in your hands. Will it become a land of peace and freedom, or a war-torn wasteland?
We’ve been blown away by the incredible range of submissions for DARE Festival 5! We received a total of 165 submissions from a hugely diverse range of artists from across the UK. It’s been thrilling to see the creativity and drive of all these wonderful theatremakers, and to experience the appetite for making playable theatre. […]
One Red BalloonOne small balloon. One epic journey. You’re a small balloon on an epic adventure. Fly your balloon as high as you can before it bursts. Popping clouds will get you bonus points, but if you bump into anything else, your balloon will burst! How high will you fly? A game inspired by the […]
DARE Festival 5: We Demand A Better FutureCall For Artists Please note that applications for DARE Festival 5 are now closed, as of noon on 2nd December 2020. We’re leaving this post up for reference purposes only. Upstart Theatre are thrilled to announce our call for artists for DARE Festival 5, which will take place […]