AMPLIFY ONLINE: Bursary’s available for technical theatre makers

23 June 2020

AMPLIFY ONLINE is a new project from Tangle ( ), a touring theatre company championing African and Caribbean artistic excellence. It provides a bursary of £150 for a technical theatre maker at any career stage (UK resident, aged 18 and over) to undertake a programme of online mentoring with an industry expert.

The project is part of AMPLIFY, Tangle’s offstage skills development scheme. It is delivered in partnership with Stage Sight, an industry-wide initiative that is making practical change to create an offstage workforce that is inclusive of class, ethnicity and disability (

Each recipient will devise their own programme of work (suggestions are provided in the application pack) and choose a mentor from our cohort of 8 diverse and experienced practitioners. This self-managing approach ensures that the placement can fit around other commitments.

The placement takes place during July and August 2020.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8 July 2020.

All applicants will receive a response by Monday 13 July 2020.

Interviews via Zoom will take place between 15 and 17 July 2020.

To apply

If you would like to apply to take part in the training, please email Anna Coombs, Artistic Director at for an application pack.

We encourage applicants from different backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us to influence and develop our working practice and be part of the process. We welcome applications from people of all global heritages and backgrounds. In line with Tangle’s remit, we particularly welcome applications from those who are part of the African Diaspora.

Apply here!