Teacup Commission

Hosted by Paperwork Theatre, Teacup Commissions are a way to support the development of a new artistic idea for less than the price of a cuppa.
Make a donation, and every time the cup reaches £200, local theatre makers can pitch to win it to support a new project.

We’re now collecting donations for Round 7.

North West theatre makers are invited to apply by submitting a short application. You might be an individual, a company or collective work across any art form, from playwriting to puppetry, street theatre to solo shows – as long as you consider it to be theatre.

Please note, you are only eligible for a Teacup Commission if you:
⁃ Are based in the North West
– Are aged 18 or over
⁃ You are an artist, theatre maker or arts organisation (not currently a student, school or community group)
⁃ Are developing a new idea for theatre and/or live performance
⁃ Have not been in receipt of a Teacup Commission within the last 12 months

Previous Winners