Call Out for Storm 23

Call Out to take part in 'Storm 23' paid residency: A weekend for mid-career Deaf Professional Artists

Performer and theatre maker, Caroline Parker and Derby Theatre are looking for 8 Deaf professional artists (you could be an actor, director, designer, writer, musician or dancer…) who identify as mid-career (a professional artist who’s worked independently for over 10 years) to take part in Storm 23: a 2-day paid residency from 28 and 29 January 2023.

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You will be paid £250 to attend the weekend residency.

For anyone 25 miles and over, a contribution to travel and accommodation will be paid in addition.

Closing Date

Mon 16 January 2023 at 5pm

About the Residency

The residency is a chance to get into the room with other creative people, have stimulating conversations, work skills you haven’t used for a while, or even develop new ones, in a supportive environment.

How to Apply

To apply, please email Donna Mullings (Arts Administrator) at: with STORM 23 APPLICATION in the subject line and send the following documents:

– A completed application (This can either be submitted via a completed form or a self-tape BSL video)

– A completed Equality and Diversity monitoring form

If you are a parent/guardian and/or have caring responsibilities, please let us know on your application how we can best support you, to ensure you can participate fully. The residency will be BSL Interpreted.


We are committed to providing opportunities for ethnically diverse people who experience racism in our society, Deaf or disabled people and people who identify as trans or gender diverse.

We recognise the breadth of people’s intersectionality and the nuance of lived experiences.

We welcome and encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.