Spring is the season of new talent!

Spring is the season of new talent!

We are thrilled to announce the line up for 2 exciting festivals celebrating new talent this Spring: our second annual REVEAL Festival and Top 5 our season celebrating new writing.

REVEAL FESTIVAL

REVEAL 2016: You, Me + The Goalpost - Paperwork Theatre
REVEAL 2016: You, Me + The Goalpost - Paperwork Theatre

Our second annual REVEAL Festival (Tue 28 February - Sat 18 March 2017) will be showcasing talented work from theatre makers from across the country inside the Octagon’s Studio space, online and in a variety of locations outside the theatre. This is an amazing opportunity to experience the work of emerging theatre-makers and artists in different spaces.

Discover our REVEAL Festival

TOP 5 SEASON

Photo credit – Ray Jefferson, Bolton Camera Club
Photo credit – Ray Jefferson, Bolton Camera Club

Running alongside the Festival will be the Octagon's annual Top 5 Season of plays, which will be performed in the Octagon Studio by professional actors, script-in-hand (Wed 1 March - Thu 9 March 2017). Selected from over 800 entries, this is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the work of talented writers from across the country.

Discover our Top 5 Season

"It is so exciting to be working once again with a diverse mix of artists, theatre companies, and creatives to explore how theatre can be presented in new and innovative ways."

Artistic Director, Elizabeth Newman