Arts organisation Metal and Eastern Angles Theatre Company have joined forces to offer 2019 graduates from University Centre Peterborough a week long residency from 23rd – 27th September.
The residency offers successful applicant(s):
specific work and / or your future development
work produced in the residency with a small invited audience (not obligatory).
The selection process is aimed at graduates looking to develop their practices or with a specific idea or project to develop – this might be one initiated through your degree course or a new area of research. The residency is open to applications from individuals or small collectives.
In 2019, the residency will take place from 23 – 27th September.
Our Graduate Residencies offer the following resources to artists at Metal’s and Eastern Angles venues:-
Metal’s Venue: Chauffeurs Cottage – Peterborough
Originally a residential property in the Cathedral grounds, Chauffeurs Cottage, in the heart of Peterborough’s city centre, was renovated by Metal in 2012 into a hub of flexible office, studio, performance and meeting spaces. We also have dedicated facilities for
sound recording and digital production, a large courtyard with outdoor stage and planting from our 2014 award winning Hampton Court Garden. Our venue is used regularly for small performances, networking evenings, training and other
events. Chauffeurs Cottage has a number of other creative organisations who lease
offices inc Red7Productions, Cine-Sister, The Green Backyard and Eastern Angles Theatre Company. Artists from across the city use the venue as a hub for hot-desking. Chauffeurs Cottage is wheelchair accessible and has a loop system in our main performance space. The building offers:
Eastern Angles Theatre Company Peterborough venues:
In Peterborough Eastern Angles has an office base at Chauffeurs Cottage alongside Metal.
Our pop-up theatre in Peterborough is The Undercroft. The venue is located at
Serpentine Green Shopping Centre in Hampton. The Undercroft is a vibrant space
for community groups, drama workshops, theatrical shows, live podcasts and cabaret nights. The venue has a studio space for performances, a large Front of House area, which can also be used for exhibits, and a rehearsal space for workshops. Since
2018, Korp has become the resident artist at The Undercroft, with his Studio 4, hosting paint jams and workshops.
Criteria for artists applying for a Graduate Residency must be:-
Graduates who are selected for a residency are expected to be self motivated, self organising and self contained and to meet all their own expenses other than working space.
Please note: These residencies do not offer a fee or any per diems.
Whether you have a fully formed idea or just need time and space to develop your work the Graduate Residency programme offers a hugely valuable experience to help expand your professional practice and focus on the creation of new work.
For details on how to apply – please contact Sarah@metaculture.com
Applicants may be invited to meet with representatives from UCP, Metal and Eastern Angles before final decisions are made. If so, the notification would be early July.