Amplify Festival 2022

The Amplify Festival is back for 2022 and applications are now open!

About the Festival

The Amplify Festival is our annual festival of new work and forms a key part of our Artist Development Programme Amplify.

On 27th, 28th and 29th October 2022, we’ll be showcasing performances and works-in-progress made by artists who live in or originate from the East Midlands (Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland), as well as offering a range workshops and discussions.

Programming Criteria and Eligibility

We’re looking to create an eclectic programme of work from new, emerging and established artists from or based in the East Midlands.

Submissions for physical theatre, spoken word, dance, devised, new writing, circus, clowning, music theatre, children’s theatre are all welcome through our online application form.


For further information and to apply click here

Applications close on Friday 1 July at midday with the programme being confirmed on Friday 15 July.

If a written form is a barrier to applying then drop us an email at and we’ll find a way to get all the information we need in a way that works for you.

ACE Application Support Equal Opportunities Stats.

In 2020 we began offering artists support with applications to the Arts Council. Since that time we have supported 44 Project Grant Applications and 22 Developing Your Creative Practice applications.  All those who asked for support through this initiative received at least one session of feedback and guidance.

Download the document below for the breakdown of who applied for this opportunity as of 31/12/21.