The Producer Farm is a joint initiative between Dance Umbrella, Fuel, Bristol Old Vic FERMENT, In Between Time and Coombe Farm Studios. After running for two successful consecutive years, the week-long residency for creative producers returns to Coombe Farm Studios in Dittisham, Devon in June 2018. The programme aims to provide time and space to consider your current work and future potential.


Notification of participants: by Friday 23rd March 2018
Residency dates: arrivals Sunday 24th June from 4:30pm, departures morning Friday 29th June 2018

Past participants now hold senior roles at National Theatre of Scotland, Manchester International Festival, Clod Ensemble, The Albany and New Theatre Institute of Latvia.

‘such an incredible, unique, timely and invaluable experience’ – Bonnie Mitchell, 2017 Participant

‘the best thing about the experience has been the opportunity … Just to reconnect with why we do what we do. How we might do it better’ – Lisa Maguire, 2017 Participant

Please click here to see last year’s schedule. The 2018 schedule will be released soon.

“The Producer Farm is a unique opportunity to support producers at a vital mid-career moment. It enables these dedicated professionals, who have such a wide-ranging impact of the cultural scene here and abroad, to share dynamic practice, build networks, and to be inspired by industry leaders.” Emma Gladstone, Artistic Director & Chief Executive, Dance Umbrella


Dance Umbrella

Bristol Old Vic FERMENT

In Between Time


Coombe Farm Studios

For further information contact Caroline Simonsen, or 020 7228 6688.


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