Visual Theatre Lab Opportunity

Visual Theatre Lab: Opportunity for Artists


Open to Highlands & Islands and rural based artists and theatre practitioners (18+) interested in learning more about puppetry, technology in theatre and micro cinema practices and how these elements can inform and add to their work.

Maximum of 14 places available.

Dates: Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May 2024

Location: Lyth Arts Centre, Lyth, Wick KW1 4UD

Schedule: 10-6pm daily, plus animation screening and dinner on Saturday night.

Lunch on both days and an evening meal on Saturday will be provided.

Travel & Accommodation Support: 6 accommodation places are available for participating artists at Lyth Arts for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (nights on either side can be discussed with LAC). Travel bursaries are available for anyone travelling outside of Caithness, please let us know in your expression of interest if you require a travel bursary and where you will be traveling from. We may ask participants to car share where possible.

Visual Theatre Lab Content: The weekend will include practical sessions from visiting artists, sharings from Caithness based CAIR Residency Artists, discussion and information from Manipulate Arts and Lyth Arts about opportunities for development and presenting work through their programmes – as well as time to be social and explore the surrounding area.

To download a copy of the call out, please click here

This email should outline:

  • Your interest in the Visual Theatre Lab weekend
  • A summary of your own artistic practice and where you are based
  • What you hope to gain from the weekend

Please let us know if you would like an accommodation place, if you would like to access the travel bursary and if you have any access needs when you get in touch.

The deadline for applications has now passed.


Images: Sally Jubb

Delivered in partnership with Manipulate Arts