SENSORY Takeover Artist Callouts

Callouts for Writers/Theatre Makers, Actors, Directors/Dramaturgs, Musicians, Designers/Crew and one Lead Designer

14/48 UK and Attenborough Arts Centre, are thrilled to announce that they are collaborating to develop 3 new immersive, multi-sensory theatre pieces created with young people in 3 special schools in Leicestershire with funding from Arts Council England.

As part of the Paul Hamlyn Funded SENsory Atelier project, 14/48 SENSORY Takeover develops the skills of 20 artists in multi-sensory theatre making, gives young people in 3 SEND settings the creative control over 3 new performance pieces, and shares multi-sensory performance with disabled young people and those with Special Educational Needs in schools, partner venues and their own homes.

There are 3 separate callouts, two of which are only open to veterans of the 14/48 festivals:

3 Writers/Theatre Makers to work in schools developing stories for our three plays. (Open to veterans of the 14/48 festivals only) £1000 each. Deadline 21/04/22

Cast and Crew – Actors, Directors/Dramaturgs, Musicians, Designers/Crew to bring our 3 plays to life. (Open to veterans of the 14/48 festivals only) £200 each. Deadline 28/04/22

Lead Designer – responsible for creating an adaptable set of staging to be used for all three pieces. Open to all. £600 fee plus materials. Deadline 28/04/22

For full information, and to apply, please download the relevant Application pack and Equality and Diversity form below.

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to

We can’t wait to get started on this fantastic programme of inclusive development