Looking for an Illustrator

CALL FOR ILLUSTRATORS The Project Upstart Theatre have been commissioned by Royal Botanical Gardens Kew to create a card game for an event at COP26 and follow-up use in educational workshops. We’re looking for an Illustrator/Graphic Artist to join our team and create the artwork for the game and packaging. We’re particularly interested to hear […]

The International Playable Theatre Lab starts today!

This morning I’m dusting off our Gather space, checking our Zoom links and finally figuring out how to manage Discord, because today we’re kicking off the first ever International Playable Theatre Lab.

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Make Theatre Playable workshops announced!

We’re ridiculously excited to be announcing our autumn season of Make Theatre Playable workshops – a series of online, Pay What You Decide sessions exploring the fun, creativity and joy of making playable and interactive theatre.

Thank you Emma!

Today the Upstart team are saying goodbye and thank you to our brilliant friend and colleague Emma Sampson.

June 2021 News

Join us for adventures in space, online, and in theatres!

DARE Festival 5: What we learned

We’re publishing the evaluation report for our first ever online DARE Festival! It was an adventure with some real challenges behind it, and we wanted to share what we’ve learned.

Apply for the International Playable Theatre Lab!

Applications are now open for the International Playable Theatre Lab! The Lab is a two-week digital residency offering artists in North Macedonia and Mexico the opportunity to explore the potential of interactive theatre.

New Playable Theatre Workshops

We’re delighted to be sharing our new programme of Playable Theatre Workshops! We’ll be running online workshops every month between now and the end of 2021, all of which are aimed at theatremakers who want to explore how you can use game design techniques to power-up your relationship with audiences.