The University of Brighton Freedom Season Bursary 2020

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The University of Brighton is supporting D/deaf, disabled and neuro-diverse artists at Brighton Fringe by offering a free registration, rehearsal space and venue for an event as part of the Brighton Fringe Freedom Season 2020.


The Offer:

The University of Brighton will offer the successful applicant a bursary worth over £1000 which will include:


  • Brighton Fringe 2020 registration paid for by the University of Brighton
  • Free rehearsal space at the University of Brighton when available
  • Free venue hire of the Sallis Benney Theatre, including staffing, on 2 May 2020
  • Inclusion in all marketing as part of the Brighton Fringe Freedom Season 2020


The Criteria:


  • At least 25% of the company must identify as D/deaf, disabled or neuro-diverse
  • The theme of the event must be in line with the core values of the University of Brighton: inclusivity, sustainability, creativity, partnership
  • While the company may have performed at Brighton Fringe previously, this should be a new show
  • Must be available to perform their show on Saturday 2 May 2020 at the Sallis Benney Theatre

How to Apply?



Applications Open: 2 December 2019
Application Deadline:  17:00 on 16 December 2019
Winners Announced: 20 December 2019


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