Opportunities knock

David Upton

imageDo you know of any graduating, or recently graduated, performance groups with some performance work you would recommend for a short international showcase of exciting new theatre?

Following the hugely successful Flare International Festival of New Theatre in 2011, The Flare Weekender will take place at Zion Arts Centre in Manchester on June 8 and 9.

Presenting work from the across the UK and elsewhere in Europe, The Flare Weekender will once again profile and celebrate the work of the best new theatre makers emerging in this country and abroad.

Details: www.flarefestival.com

Likewise Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre is looking for young film-makers, comedians, photographers, performers, designers and craft-makers to showcase their work—and receive professional advice and support—as part of its Truth About Youth Festival.

Details: www.royalexchange.co.uk