the bAKEHOUSE Step Up program supports new artists, companies and work

Taking risks and saying Yes. And championing new and emerging artists, companies and work

opportunities + collaboration + diversity.

 In 2018 bAKEHOUSE is providing time for 4 one week developments of new work at KXT. We're supporting 2 new companies on a full production of 2 new works and hosting a month long festival of new work, new artists and new companies. We’ll be working with the Step Up team to provide them with opportunities, mentoring and support

STEP UP FESTIVAL MARCH 2018

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SHORT SEASONS: Injest by Georgina Adamson, directed by Eve Beck, presented by Bite Productions

EXTENDED SEASON: DNA by Dennis Kelly'; directed by Claudia Barrie, presented by Last One Standing Theatre

DEVELOPMENT: Rotterdam by Jon Brittain dir: Rebecca Blake with Amy Morcom: with Ella Prince, Pheobe Lane, Bobby-Jean, Travis Jeffery

EVENT: UPSTART a scratch night curated by Jessica Adie

KXT STEP UP TEAM 2018

The bAKEHOUSE STEP UP team consists of 15 new and emerging practitioners: designers, directors, writers, producers, actors, and technicians. the KTXT team has worked closely with each member of the team to create a bespoke program of support.   

stay tuned for announcements, events and small morsels from our STEP UP team: Amy Morcom; Beth McMullen; Derbail Kinsella; Elijah Williams; Eve Beck; Hannah Goodwin; Jessica Adie; Joshua McElroy; Kate Walder; Luke Carson; Rebecca Blake; Tabitha Woo; Tom Mesker; Trishala Sharma

UPSTART

 New ideas, now work, the start of something special 

Experiments from some of Sydney’s most exciting emerging artists. a testing ground for theatre in its early stages. Come taste a few morsels from Rebecca Blake, Beth McMullen, Kate Walder, Tabitha Woo, Hannah Goodwin, Pippa Ellams and host Jessica Adie. It'll be fun, fast and furiously laid back. and FREE

KXT FOYER MEET UPS

Every month or so the bAKEHOUSE team hosts a MEET UP in the KXT Foyer. This is open to any and all! Drop in and say hi, tell us what you're up to, pitch an idea or project, ask a few questions, meet some folk. Got a problem you need to trouble shoot? We might just be able to recommend some people or a plan of action. Got a show on? Bring in some fliers. Or just want to know what's going on or what we're thinking about? This is your chance for a chat.  We'll open the doors at about 7.00 pm and hang around until 9ish. Grab a drink and head on up. Next MEET UP announced soon, to stay up to date subscribe to our eNews 

DEVELOPMENTS

bAKEHOUSE is currently developing the following two NEW scripts and the production development of a published script: 

HUMAN ACTIVITY by Katie Pollock, a response to her bACE placement in Mumbai ; STORYLINES working with the Cana Community; ROTTERDAM by Jon Brittain

at KXT bAKEHOUSE supports the development of NEW WORK. If you would like to discuss something with us, in the first instance please send an email to us via the CONTACT page, giving a short (one para) run down of your project, and if available including 1 page of script. Please remember that this is a volunteer run program and we may take some time to get back to you

KXT OPPORTUNITIES + INTERNSHIPS

ARTISTIC INTERNSHIP: members of the STEP UP team shadow the KXT Creative Director for periods of 1 - 2 months. An opportunity to learn what it takes to run KXT

PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP: shadowing KXT Venue Management and assisting as needed. An opportunity to make KXT home

ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE: working with the KXT Management team, attending meetings, participating in decision-making, managing venue administration. An opportunity to learn about and participate in the running of KXT

KXTEETHCUTTING

a regular FREE event providing a platform for recent graduates and emerging artists to throw them selves into some big roles, some big plays and some big ideas. Its time to sink or swim... facilitated and programmed by DANNY BALL and HUGO KOHNE


PREVIOUS

Step Up 2016

in our first year of operation at KXT bAKEHOUSE supported multiple new work, artists and companies including:

SEASONS: Left of Centre, Montague Basement, Jetpack Collective, Post-Haste Players, The Kings Fools, Lies lies and Propaganda

DEVELOPMENT: Kin, Freefalling, Jatinga, The Laden Table

FESTIVAL: bAKEHOUSE partnered with Siren theatre Co to launch the inaugural INVISIBLE CIRCUS Festival, celebrating the work of women writers, directors, designers, producers, musicians and artists

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