Please note applications for DARE Festival 2019 are now closed. Join DARE Festival 2019 Upstart Theatre are looking to commission up to 12 artists to create a new, in-development piece of performance for DARE Festival 2019, to be performed at Shoreditch Town Hall between 24-26 October 2019. About DARE Festival DARE is a festival of […]
DARE Festival 2018 closed out on 27th February 2018. Over the three-day festival, we worked with 52 artists to present 28 performances of 12 new and in-development works of theatre and performance. We had such a great time, and so did our artists and audience. Check out the video to get a flavour, or visit […]
Want to get involved with one of London’s most exciting new theatre and performance festivals? Upstart Theatre is looking for a small team of volunteers to be part of DARE Festival on Thursday 25th, Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October 2018. You’ll be helping support an eclectic and daring line-up of theatre and installations in […]
This opportunity has now expired…watch this space for more news soon! Are you a theatre or performance maker with an early stage idea for a new piece of work? Would you benefit from the opportunity to develop your idea amongst a supportive community of artists and try out a first draft with an audience?
Our Artistic Director, Tom Mansfield, writes…
Click the link below to download Upstart’s 2017 Annual Report.
Want to find out how DARE 2017 looked from behind the scenes, and how we want to make it even better in 2018? Check out our evaluation report.