Artistic Director of MGC, Michael Grandage today announces that the seventh MGCfutures Bursary Programme will open for applications from 12pm today, 10 August, and close on 12pm on 31 August.
MGCfutures is a charity, formed in 2013. The bursaries programme was launched in 2016 for arts practitioners who show a commitment to their chosen career and look to progress to the next stage of their development.
Applicants throughout the UK can apply for bursaries of up to £5,000, to support careers within the theatre industry. MGCfutures remains committed to expanding the reach of the bursaries across all the professions that play a vital role in making live performance happen.
In addition, MGCfutures will offer the following bursaries:
- The Other Room in Cardiff to create a 12-month placement as the venue’s first in-house Technical and Production Manager
- Stephanie Arditti Bursary to support those who wish to pursue a career in any aspects of costuming in theatre
Michael Grandage said today, “To date, MGCfutures has meaningfully helped 126 people develop their chosen career within the theatre. As we enter our seventh year it is my hope that we continue to build on this success and wherever possible, help change people’s lives for the better by supporting them at a crucial moment in their development.”
Applications must be submitted via the MGCfutures website: https://www.mgcfutures.com/2023-bursary/ from 12pm today, 10 August, and close at 12pm on 31 August.