Eligibility - before completing the form be sure to have read the criteria 
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You must be able to answer YES to the next three questions.  If you are not sure about any of the answers please take time to check before completing the form.  More information about rural touring can be found at http://www.ruraltouring.org/work/what-is-rural-touring.
Please note the closing date for applications is 5 p.m on 16th February 2018

* 1. Are you available to perform an extract of not more than 20 minutes as a showcase on 26th, 27th and 28th June 2018 at Worcester University?

* 2. Is your work suitable for Rural Touring?

If you are not sure then we suggest you visit http://www.ruraltouring.org/work/what-is-rural-touring

You need to bear in mind – genre, subject matter, size, technical requirements etc.

* 3. Will you be available to tour your work to rural and community venues throughout the UK for a minimum of 4 weeks between Autumn 2018 – 
Autumn 2019?

* 4. About you and/or your company

* 5. About the Show

* 6. Is the work you wish to showcase complete and ready to tour or in development (please give details)?

* 7. What Genre / Art Form would you put this in? e.g (Theatre, dance, circus etc.)

* 8. What audience age is this work suitable for?

* 9. Production / show out line description of piece or type of performance: (no more than 500 words)

* 10. What are your future ambitions for the show? (no more than 500 words)

* 11. What experience do you have of rural touring and/or why do you want to do rural touring? (no more than 500 words)

* 12. Technical information

* 13. Do you have any You Tube or other links to examples of your work / this piece?

* 14. Companies and performers wishing to be considered should also suggest a referee. Please be aware that this individual must be familiar with your work and be able to recommend you as suitable for rural touring.  We may contact the referees.

* 15. Thanks so much for applying to showcase at New Directions.  When you have completed the form - click DONE to submit.  Final decisions with regard to the showcase shortlist will be made by the end of March 2018, at which point unsuccessful candidates will be notified. There will not be room in the showcase programme for every shortlisted candidate to be offered a place, but all shortlisted candidates will be kept informed of the progress of their application as the collective finalises the programme. All shortlisted candidates will be notified, and the full showcase line-up confirmed, no later than the end of April 2018.

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