News and updates

A composite photo of eight headshots of people with various characteristics: short and long hair, of blonde and brown colour. They all look to the camera and smile. Text in shades of dark red and orange reads at the top and in the middle reads: Wellspring 2023 - Writers' Showcase event: save the date. Bottom: logos of Vital Xposure, Bush Theatre, Paines Plough, Soho Theatre, Theatre503, Arts Council England, City Bridge Trust, NL Community Fund

Wellspring 2023 Showcase

This year’s sharing of excerpts of the Writers’ work will take place, on Friday 23 February 2024 at Soho Theatre, Wellspring Partner. An afternoon event where you will have the opportunity to discover eight new plays written by the Wellspring…
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Quiet Rebels workshops in Hackney

It’s been a year since we toured Quiet Rebels across England along with our co-producing partner, Dervish Productions. The journey continues this autumn with a series of creative workshops with and for young people at Hackney Quest, a local…
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A new art film for Vital Xposure

Over the past few months we have been working closely with Clare and Jo, the dynamic duo of Hot Coals Productions to create a film about our company, supported by City Bridge Trust and Media Trust. The two days of filming back in August were…
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Meet our Wellspring 2023 Cohort!

We are thrilled to announce the Wellspring 2023 Writers! Welcome to Emma, Ellie, Sophia, Aisling, Mohit, Yaz, Em and Jesse. An amazing cohort of disabled, d/Deaf and Neurodivergent artists with the energy, inspiration and vision to make…
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Vital Xposure’s Beacon film series

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Beacon is a series of short films shining a light on disabled, d/Deaf and Neurodivergent Writers who share their experiences of the sector, talk about the importance of writing for theatre and what it means to them, and what they wish our theatres…

Wellspring 2023 launch

We are delighted to announce the launch of the second round of Wellspring, our professional development programme for London-based disabled, d/Deaf and Neurodivergent playwrights and script writers, supported by City Bridge Trust. Through…
A composite image of from the Quiet Rebels performances showing Creative Captions and filmed BSL interpretation projected on stage. Production shots by Rehan Jamil.

Quiet Rebels hits the 2023 Digital Culture Awards Longlist!

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We are thrilled that Quiet Rebels, co-produced with Dervish Productions, has made it to the 2023 Digital Culture Awards Longlist by Arts Council England in the Digital Inclusion category for the innovative integration of creative access in…
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An update from Vital Xposure following the ACE NPO announcement

Vital Xposure are delighted that Arts Council England continues to recognise the importance of our work broadening access to the arts for disabled, D/deaf and Neurodivergent artists and audiences by awarding us a grant of £577,293 for 2023-2026.…
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Quiet Rebels – Autumn Tour 2022 Announcement

A Dervish Productions, Vital Xposure and Belgrade Theatre co-production Developed in partnership with Soul City Arts and The Albany Vital Xposure and Dervish Productions are delighted to announce the UK tour of Quiet Rebels written and directed…