Theatre Development Trust (TDT)
The Theatre Development Trust is SOLT’s affiliated registered charity.
Through it, we offer grants to support our aims of championing a wide variety of initiatives that strengthen the future of the industry, thereby promoting and advancing the dramatic and other performing arts, for the benefit of the public.
Current focus areas
- Audience Development – including encouraging younger theatre goers and increasing diversity and access for new theatre goers across all sectors of society.
- Workforce Training and Career Development – including addressing skills shortages, entry routes, in career training and inclusivity.
- Access Requirements – exploring sustainable models for all aspects of Access performances.
How to apply
Applications are considered twice annually.
The deadlines for applying are 28 February and 31 August every year and applications will receive a response within one calendar month.
Please consider how your grant matches our 3 core objectives when applying.
The Trustees of TDT are: Nicholas Allott, Jon Bath, Nica Burns, Jonathan Church, Nick Frankfort, Mark Goucher, Eleanor Lloyd, Catherine Mallyon, Caro Newling (VP), Kate Packenham, Kim Poster, Andre Ptaszynski, Dafydd Rogers, Nick Salmon, Adam Speigel and Kenny Wax (President).