We are delighted to announce that applications for the VAULT FIVE are now open.

The VAULT FIVE is our 9 month mentoring programme for early & mid-career live performance makers that aims to give you a step up in your career and help you realise your ambitions, culminating in a show at the next VAULT Festival.

The Programme is aimed at artists & live performance makers of all disciplines who are looking to elevate their careers to the next level.

The programme will be particularly beneficial to early career & mid career live performance makers who have made 3+ shows and are looking to expand their ambitions.

Previous VAULT FIVE participants include writer and performer Casey Bailey (Birmingham Poet Laureate 2020-2022), award-winning actor, writer and poet Gemma Barnett (Googles, A Hundred Words for Snow), award-winning writer and theatre-maker Katie Greenall (FATTY FAT FAT), non-binary trans femme writer and performer Tabby Lamb (Darling, Since U Been Gone), and multidisciplinary performance artist, actor and scientist Julene Robinson (The Night Woman).

The programme is open to anyone involved in the making of live performance including theatre makers, comedians, cabaret artists, ensembles, writers, directors, and writer/performers. You need to have a show or project in mind that you’d like to create and bring to the next edition of VAULT Festival.

The deadline for applications is 12pm, Tuesday 14th June 2022.

To learn more about the VAULT FIVE and apply, visit the VAULT FIVE page here.