variety showcase

Derby Signfest Variety Showcase Advert


Derby Signfest are looking for local talented people to perform in our Variety Showcase on Wednesday 11th September, 6:30pm at Derby Theatre.


Derby Signfest is a NEW weeklong festival happening in Derby 9th – 15th September 2019, celebrating Sign Language and shouting about rich Deaf history.  Working in partnership with Communication Unlimited, Derby Theatre and Royal School for the Deaf, with support from British Deaf Association, Derby City Council, Quad & This is Derby.


We are looking for all kinds of acts, from music, dancing, magic, story tellers etc. Acts must be accessible to both Deaf and hearing audiences, so visual acts are preferred, a BSL/English interpreter will be provided on the night. Acts can be anywhere between 5 – 20 minutes.


There will be an opportunity to rehearse your act at the Theatre during the day of the showcase.


If you want to be involved please apply to explaining what type of act you are, how long your act is, and why you would like to be involved. We will try to offer as many opportunities as possible, however we have limited slots, and need a range of different acts, so we may not be able to offer a slot to all applicants.


Closing Date for applications: Sunday 7th July


Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

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