Nurturing new talent, supporting artistic risk and investing in new ideas is a huge part of what we do.

Our ambitious programme is made up of bold, inclusive and popular shows for diverse audiences as well as new work created by some of the most exciting emerging artists, writers and makers.

If you're an artist, writer or theatremaker, take a look at the opportunities below to get involved:

New Writing

We want to make the Royal Exchange Theatre a nationally recognised centre of excellence for new writing

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Send Us Your Work

Have you written a play? Do you live in the North West? Our Script Window opens twice a year

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Work Experience

Our Behind The Scenes Work Weeks are exciting opportunities for young people aged 14 - 19

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THE HODGKISS AWARD

The Royal Exchange Theatre and Susan Hodgkiss are excited to have awarded the Hodgkiss Award 2016

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Directors - Observer Mondays

A unique opportunity for aspiring directors and theatre-makers based in Greater Manchester.

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Open Exchange Network

A series of opportunities for the next generation of artists, theatre-makers and collaborators in Greater Manchester

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RET Futures

A trailblazing work experience opportunity for 18-25 year olds

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