Run by Royal Exchange Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Xia, take part in a free programme of talks, workshops and masterclasses from Royal Exchange staff, associated artists, in-house and visiting theatre makers.
• An emerging theatre-maker or artist based in or making work in Greater Manchester
• Aged 18+
• All types of artists and art forms
• Artists seeking new collaborators and to develop their craft
• People who don't know they can have an involvment in theatre making
• Groups and individuals who are under-represented in the arts community (BAME, D/deaf & Disabled)
• Information about Royal Exchange Theatre shows and opportunities
• Information that the Royal Exchange Theatre receives from other organisations about jobs, workhops, scratch events and call-outs for submissions.
• Peer to peer information sharing, callouts and invites
• Invitations to exclusive workshops
• Invitations to networking events, and ticket offers
• Information and the opportunity to apply for exclusive commissions such as REACT
You can join the Open Exchange Network in two easy steps.
To join, you must have a Royal Exchange Theatre customer ID number. You can find this on your theatre tickets or an email receipt. Alternatively you can create a brand new account. Still having trouble finding your number? Call the Box Office on 0161 833 9833 for help.
Once you have your customer ID, please fill out this survey to complete your registration to the Open Exchange Network.
The Open Exchange has been generously supported by The Leche Trust and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation