Open Submissions

Each year, we programme a ten week collection of new work. We believe these collections are vital in discovering new artists and offering people a platform within the theatrical landscape. In offering artistic and production support and by keeping ticket prices low, we create a safe environment for both artists and audiences to take risks.

This year we will be programming ten companies through open submissions and giving them The Yard for a one week run of their show from Tuesday 14th April to Saturday 20th June 2015. Are you a student with a script? An artist with an idea? Maybe you’re a plumber with a play just waiting to be made. We want to hear from you. Click here to find out more.

Deadline for open submissions is 5pm on 28 November.

The Yard Team.

Work Placements

We’re offering two 3 – 6 month Marketing and Producing placements. In partnership with higher education organisations our placements aim to inspire and train through practical, on-the-job experience. We run Producing and Marketing internships on a rolling basis, for 3-6 months at a time.

If you are in higher education and interested in a 3 month placement with The Yard as part of your university course, send an enquiry to Cat Gray, our General Manager, at

Volunteer at The Yard

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, articulate and dedicated volunteer to support our Marketing Officer over a period of 3 months. If you’re interested in volunteering at The Yard and getting more insight in to what we do, please email info@theyardtheatre with the title ‘Marketing Volunteer Application’ telling us a little bit about yourself and why you would like to get involved. Please note that only applications received before Monday 13 October will be considered. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

We are also  looking for volunteers to help with the smooth running of events at The Yard. You’ll be able to see how our shows are brought to an audience, gain vital experience in a customer facing role, and get to meet with members of The Yard team. There’s complimentary tickets, and even a cheeky discount thrown in for you as well!

For more information please read the Volunteering Pack.

Job Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies at The Yard. If you are interested in developing work here then we strongly recommend that you come and see a performance here. Please don’t send us unsolicited scripts or performance ideas at other times but do email us at and invite us to see your work.

Open submissions

Our next open call for artists will be soon. To be the first to find out about vacancies and what and when we are programming, follow us on Twitter and sign up to our mailing list.