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Ignite is a brand new Scratch Night for Writers and Theatre Makers to try out new ideas. 

Launching on Tuesday 30th January at 7pm, entrance is only £3 and participants get in free. Interested in taking part? Then look no further...

Writers & Theatre Makers
Sparkhaus Theatre are looking for writers and theatre makers who have brand new ideas to try out as part of their first scratch night, IGNITE. The group are interested in; presenting a space for new ideas to grow, encouraging writers to take risks in a safe space and bringing together writers, directors and actors to form new collaborations. We hope to hear from writers and theatre makers who are interested in work that responds to the here and now. 

What we offer
• We can offer a 4 hour rehearsal space
• We can match writers up with directors and actors
• We can offer dramaturgical support to scripts

The rules
• No more than 3 actors - we have limited space
• No tech
• 10 minutes MAX

If you have an idea for a theatre piece or a script that needs airtime then send us your proposal (no more than 500 words), or your 10-minute script to Please put IGNITE as the subject. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 8th January. Only 4 pieces will be chosen to perform on the night and all who express an interest will hear back by Wednesday 10th January.

Directors & actors
We’d love to hear from Directors and Actors who would like to be part of this scratch night. This is a great opportunity to meet other artists and to keep flexing that acting or directing muscle whilst also supporting the growth of new ideas. Please let us know if you are interested in being part of this event by introducing yourself and sending over your CV/spotlight account to, with the headline DIRECTOR or ACTOR as the subject.

Earlier Event: January 30
Life Drawing Salon
Later Event: January 31
A Vegan Celebration