10 Week Creative Space - Space Clarence Mews

OCTOBER 7th – DECEMBER 14th 2019

40 Clarence Mews, Hackney, London E5 8HL

A place to take risks – trial work – deepen your questioning – where the only competition lies within your own struggle to find and make the work you want to make.

Facilitated by experienced Maker, Mentor and ‘Relational Dynamics 1st’ Coach Caroline Salem, other artists will support your process through listening, witnessing, and communicating their experience and asking questions.

5-7 artists/companies will have:

  • 30 hours of studio time, individually scheduled in 10 x 3 hours sessions (studio available Monday-Sunday 8am-10pm).
  • 5 x Group Feedback Meetings for sharing and dialogue facilitated by Caroline Salem. These are 3-4 hrs. Exact date and time TBC in weeks commencing Oct 14th, Oct 28th, Nov 11th, Nov 25th, and Dec 2nd.
  • 2 x 1 hour 1:1 Creative Mentoring Sessions with Caroline Salem.
  • Studio performances with other companies/makers on the programme end of programme. The audience is by your invite only. The studio performances run Friday Dec 15th & Saturday Dec 16th.

The cost of £360.00 includes a 2 x 1 hour 1:1 sessions with Caroline Salem.
Additional 1:1 for £50 an hour.
Additional space bookings for £11.75 an hour.
Payments can be made weekly or in whatever way helps affordability.

Applications are invited from choreographers / directors / writers / composers / designers who are making new performance work within or across any performance discipline (dance, theatre, performance, circus, music, theatre), committed to pushing the boundaries of their own process and practice within a mutually supportive context. 

Artists at different stages of their careers, and with a diversity of obsessions, forms and processes, are all welcome.

Please send the following ASAP: 

  • Your CV.
  • A statement about your creative aims for this 10 week research period, explaining why you consider this to be the right context for you to develop your work. Reflect upon the role of the feedback and dialogue meetings, the option of mentoring and the final studio presentations to invited audiences.

Invitations to visit the space and/or talk more with Caroline Salem will be made once your application has been received, so get in touch ASAP.



Application deadline date and time:

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 23:00