Applications: The Lincoln Company 2019

Apply now to join The Lincoln Company,  Lincoln School of Fine and Performing Arts’ company of emerging theatre, dance and performance makers!

We are the University of Lincoln’s Company-in-Residence at Lincoln Performing Arts Centre and each year we work to produce and tour high-quality, original performance to venues and festivals around the UK. The company is manged by the members who can take on a variety of roles within the company including performing, writing, directing, producing, marketing and providing technical support for our performance work. FIND OUT MORE

Membership is through application, and company members include a mixture of current students, graduates, professional theatre makers, and practising staff from Lincoln School of Fine and Performing Arts, based at the University of Lincoln.

Membership is open to ALL current students from ALL programmes across the school, and there are a number of ways you can get involved…


Company Member – APPLICATIONS CLOSED: As an active member of the company, you’ll get involved in performing, making decisions about the projects we undertake, and the work we create and tour, all while building your experience.

DEADLINE: Friday 1st March by 5pm.


Company Roles – APPLICATIONS CLOSED: There is a lot of work, both on and off-stage, that goes into making our work successful and this year we are recruiting for the following roles:

Each role is mentored and supported but we will encourage you to step up, take the lead, and be proactive and professional. Taking on a role does not stop you from performing should you wish, and we are happy to discuss role sharing.

If there is role you’d like to offer that is not listed – please feel free to get in touch. 

DEADLINE: Friday 1st March 2019 by 5pm.


Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Call for Proposals – APPLICATIONS CLOSED: Want to take your show to the world’s largest performing arts festival?

Of course you do!

DEADLINE: Friday 1st March 2019 by 5pm.


Please note: those attending the festival with the company will be expected to pay a levy towards accommodation and registration costs.

Project Development Strand – APPLICATIONS OPEN:  Got an idea? Want to scratch that itch, get support and see it develop?

Why yes – of course you do!

DEADLINE: There is currently no deadline for applications – we are accepting proposals on a rolling basis.



We also want to hear from anyone interested in working with the company in the following areas:

  • Choreography
  • Composition and sound design
  • Set design
  • Costume
  • Prop making
  • Film-making
  • Graphic Design

Please get in touch if you have an idea you’d like to discuss.


We are welcoming, considerate and respectful of each other, generous with our support and feedback, and interested in making the very best possible performance work that is accessible to all.