Sustainable Theatre Making – Relish Theatre Workshop

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Wed 27 September 2023
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Want to improve the environmental sustainability of your work? This 3 in 1 workshop is for you!

Relish Theatre is a sustainably-produced new writing theatre company.

In these sessions you will explore different forms and periods of the creative process, with the goal to start thinking sustainably about your theatre-making. This information will be a useful tool when it comes to getting your work programmed, funded and created. This full-day workshop is ideal for theatre companies and independent theatre makers at any stage of career.

Sustainable Theatre Designing, led by Caitlin Mawhinney. In this workshop you will focus on:

  • Sourcing and working with recycled, upcycled and reusable materials
  • Exploring ethical messaging within your design
  • Exploring ‘best practice’ for sustainable designing, including timelines, budgeting, and communication

Sustainable Theatre Producing, led by Morag Davies. In this workshop you will focus on:

  • Introducing new budget lines that focus on sustainable practices
  • Exploring sustainable marketing campaign models
  • How to tackle the Investment Principle ‘Environmental Responsibility’ on an Arts Council England project grant application

 Sustainable Theatre Directing, led by Rob Ellis. In this workshop you will focus on:

  • Managing a sustainable rehearsal space
  • Engaging a cast and creative team with sustainable practices
  • Exploring different forms of ethical, environmental messaging within your work

Designing: 10am-12pm
Lunch break: 12-1pm
Producing: 1-2.30pm
Tea Break
Directing: 2:45-4.30pm

You can book each individual workshop for £20, or attend all three sessions for £45. To attend all three, add all sessions into your basket and an automatic discount will apply at the checkout.  

Relish Theatre is a sustainably-produced LGBTQ+ new writing theatre company in London, that focuses on producing work with early-career artists. Recent productions include: The tour of TIME AND TIDE (Co-produced with Norwich Theatres, sponsored by Griserve), and explored the collapse of local seaside business in the East of England, sustainable drag-cabaret ACID’S REIGN, that explores how the climate crisis is an LGBTQ+ crisis, and features pop songs as green anthems, under the supervision of Joe Beighton (SIX The Musical). Find out more at

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