Homegrown Independents Program is the Empire Theatre Projects Company’s assisted hire program encouraging the development and production of new and exciting works, allowing them space to be seen and presented. Independent producers are afforded expert advice and assistance to produce their event.
The program allows for experimentation, collaboration and creative freedom and produces high quality results. It is designed to provide access, develop community capacity, support local emerging artists and develop theatre audiences by introducing them to new and local adventurous work.
Presenters apply for the program through a competitive application process and 2019’s program includes 4 productions covering movement, comedy, drama and music theatre. Tickets will be available 6 weeks prior to the first performance of each show. See below what is on offer this year and mark it in your calendar!