Calling all artists, performers and theatre makers in Greater Manchester who are making work or are interested in making new work for children and families… We want to meet you at the Z-arts Artist Development Open Evening!

Z-arts is hosting 2 Artist Development Open Evenings (one in-person and one on ZOOM), in early 2024, with the intention of meeting as many artists as possible, getting to know them, and understanding where they’re at in their careers so far. Whether you’re at the start of your career or have been doing this for some years, we want to meet you.
We’re keen to understand what support artists would find most beneficial. It will help us, help you.

It will also, be an opportunity to ask about our Z-arts Seed Funds. These Seed Funds are part of our commitment to supporting and developing artists. As part of this, we are building 2 Seed Funds for artists to apply for to help support them to create new and exciting work and develop themselves artistically.

The Seed Fund application can be found here

Z-arts is particularly interested in work by diverse artists, both within the creative team and the castings (where applicable). Please tell us how inclusion and diversity has been considered within your work/practice, in the application. Check out “Z-arts’ Artist Development Criteria” for more information about what Z-arts is interested in supporting.


The events:

Z-arts Artist Development Open Evenings


Wednesday 31st January 2024, 5:00pm – 7:00pm – In-Person at Z-arts Artist Development Studio
Thursday 1st February 2024, 5:00pm – 6:00pm – Online via ZOOM.



There will also be 10 minute online slots for people who can’t attend or have further questions or ideas that they would like to chat about.


Thursday the 18th and 25th January 2024, 10:00am – 3:00pm. Book via Calendly:

Book a 1-to-1 with Isah here

If you require any additional accessibility support to attend these events please don’t hesitate to get in touch: