Artist opportunities

Check-out our current opportunities for artists including commissions, facilitator and mentoring roles, callouts and ways we can support work in development.

Top image shows Belarus Free Theatre’s Tomorrow I Was Always A lion. Photo Marilyn Kingwill.

Christmas Show Commission 2020 – 21

Large theatre auditorium pictured from the stage with brown seats.

The theatre at the Albany. Photo Camilla Greenwell.

ARC Stockton and the Albany, Deptford are seeking to commission two new Christmas shows for children aged 3 – 7. Each show will be presented in one venue in 2021, and then in the other venue in 2022.

Visit the News & Blog page to find out more

Future Arts Centre £40,000 opportunity for artists

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Through Future Arts Centres, 40 arts centres across England are working with 40 artists and 40 communities to create 40 new works, forming an artistic response to the National Lottery’s 25th anniversary.

Visit the News & Blog page to find out more.

Artist call out: creative commissions with older people

An group of older people in a carnival style parade, dressed to party in front of a blue sky.

Image by Roswitha Chesher

We are looking for artists to work with older residents in Lewisham Homes Independent Living schemes from January – March 2020. These include two Lead Artist commissions – delivering twelve-week projects in selected sites, and for a Digital Documentation artist to work across the programme.

For information on previous Meet Me at Lewisham Homes projects click here.

Click here to find out more and apply. 

Deptford Live! Callout

A large crowd of people on Giffin Square, outside a large gold building; Deptford Lounge.

Giffin Square outside Deptford Lounge.

Deptford Live! is your chance to take centre stage, share a skill and meet other creative people.

Sign up for a slot to perform, share a skill or run a workshop in advance. The only requirement is that you share a creative activity that people of all ages can enjoy! You can also sign-up on the day on a first come, first served basis. Slots are for a minimum of 15 minutes.

Visit the Get Involved page using this link to find out more. 

AZ Hub

We host regular editions of The AZ Hub at the Albany. It is a social space for QTIPOC* by QTIPOC for workshops, screenings, art display, discussion, performance, information sharing and general chilling!

You don’t need to participate in order to be in the space. The only requirements are that you’re QTIPOC, respectful of others using the space and that you book your advance free ticket to reserve your spot. Tickets are free but advance booking via the event page at this link is essential.

*QTIPOC stands for Queer Trans Intersex People of Colour


Albany Transparency Project

Image of the main theatre at the Albany, the seats and balcony viewed from the stage.

The Albany theatre. Photo David Grandorge.

We are making 5 commitments to artists, and would love you to join the conversation. Read more about our intentions here.