Rough Mix
Rough Mix

Creative lab for experienced and early-career artists


Applications are now being accepted for the June 2017 Rough Mix - the deadline is 1pm on Monday 17th April.

ROUGH MIX is a paid creative lab for early-stage ideas and practice development: a two-week practical opportunity for artists to try out new ideas or new ways of working. It brings together a small core group of practitioners from different disciplines and gives them time to start developing new projects in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. The practitioners work together with a group of performers and two early-career artists over a two week period before making a work-in-progress showing at the end.

We offer two prioritised places: one for an artist identifying as Deaf or disabled and one for an artist from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background.

Rough Mix has taken place at The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen, Dance Base and Summerhall in Edinburgh, and Tramway in Glasgow. It is open to both experienced and early-career artists and selection is through an open call process.    

The next Rough Mix will be in Peebles from 19th-30th June 2017, presented in partnership with Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre and supported by Creative Scotland and the National Theatre of Scotland.

You can download details of how to apply here and an Equalities monitoring form here

Film-maker Julien Pearly made this short film about Rough Mix 2015:


Previous years - for information about previous years and to find out about the participating artists, please follow these links:

Rough Mix 2016

Rough Mix 2015

Rough Mix 2014

Rough Mix 2013

Rough Mix 2012

Rough Mix 2010

Rough Mix 2006


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