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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.

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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. 

We’re Casting – New Writing Film

Open Clasp are casting for US TOO, a new writing film, written by Julie Tsang and directed by Katja Roberts  Self-Tape submissions close on Wednesday 11th May 2022, 3pm. Please download the casting info sheet and read all

Marking the Moment, Open Clasp and Me

A blog by Artistic Director and Writer, Catrina McHugh MBE. We (Open Clasp) have commissioned four new writers, five facilitators and one Assistant Director to work with women in prison, those fighting to reclaim streets,

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