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in human commonality.”

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Changing the world one play at a time, by placing theatre at the heart of transforming the lives of women and girls

We are a women’s theatre company based in the North East of England. We collaborate with women and young women excluded by theatre and society to create bold and urgent theatre for personal, social and political change.

“Working with Open Clasp has been life changing, empowering and has given me a voice when mine has been taken. I now have hope for the future…”

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The latest from Open Clasp

We’re Recruiting Trustees

We are currently looking for new trustees (board members) with experience and knowledge of the creation of theatre and experience of national producing and programming networks  especially those who’ve worked with innovative theatre companies or

Showcasing New Writing

Workforce Development Programme - Showcasing and Creating On the 9th June, we were proud to showcase to the Open Clasp family at our Annual General Meeting, two new twenty minute pieces of writing by Eva

We’re Casting – New Writing Showcase

Open Clasp are casting for a New Writing Showcase directed by Laura Lindow Self-Tape submissions deadline EXTENDED to 3pm, 4th May 2022. Please download the casting info sheet and read all the information below before submitting. 

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