Our programming meetings are held once a week, consisting of our Artistic Director, Executive Director, Literary Officer and members from our Marketing and Admin teams. There, we look at each submission with the aim to decide on whether it’s a production in light with our artistic programme or if we would be keen to contribute to its development. Some of our discussion is based on the following 3 factors.
- Artistic Content: Story, Themes, Resonance of today, how it aligns with our programme.
- Development: Is it ready for production, R&D, part of Engine Room.
- Producibility: Cast size, set, venue choice, marketing and PR campaigns, plans for funding or already attached.
We aim to respond within 8 weeks, if you don’t hear from us then please do nudge!
If we think the submission is at a good stage of development and identifies with our artistic vision, then we will respond with a view to take your submission further.
If a submission isn’t taken forward, then we respond with the option to offer dramaturgical feedback to artists. If you would like feedback on the script, please specify in your submission.
If you would like to submit work to our programme, then please complete the submission form, and our Literary Officer Sam will get back to you to confirm he’s received it.
Do you have an idea or a script you’d like to develop?
Want to know more about programming and how it works?
Are you ready to pitch your script to us?
Introducing Wednesday Chats at Omnibus Theatre. We’re throwing open the digital doors and inviting artists to sit down and have an online chat with Artistic Director, Marie McCarthy.
Whether you want to discuss an idea, collaborate with us, find out about our artist development schemes or give feedback on what we’ve done so far – we’ve set up 15 minute slots each Wednesday for you to chat with us.
Click on this link to view and book slots. We’ll send over the meeting link on the morning of the session.
Programming Submission Form – here
Please complete the submission form to tell us about your project. This helps us understand what your project is and what kind of slot you would like to have as part of our programme. In this form, you will be asked:
Name of main contact Email Phone Name of artist/company Show title Show description – Tell us about your show. Be sure to include a synopsis/overview and any production history. (500) Who is involved – Include a short biography of the company or artist, as well as details about any partners or collaborators. (250) Plans for funding – Please include details of confirmed or expected funding. (150) Why Omnibus – What is it about Omnibus Theatre’s programme that you feel aligns with your submission? (200)