News

04 Jun 2021
ARTIST SUPPORT FUND is BACK!
What Is The Artist Support Fund? In Good Company is evolving; we’re incredibly proud of our associate artist programme and […]
21 May 2021
In Good Company announce Demi Nandhra’s ‘Once Upon A Time: It’s Trauma Baby!’ as their next mid-career commission
In Good Company, the Midlands’ flagship professional, creative and business development programme for theatre-makers, are delighted to announce the commissioning of […]
29 Apr 2021
CHECK IN FESTIVAL 2021 LINE-UP ANNOUNCED
Photo credit: Chris Andreau and shows the colourful cast of Unsightly Drag with King Tito Bone.  In Good Company and Attenborough […]
27 Apr 2021
John Booker Takes Off with new play: Bwoy Dem.
Following the success of It Kind Of Looks Like A Doughnut by Holly Boyden and Oh For Fuck Sake (I’m […]
13 Apr 2021
Nur Khairiyah to join the team as interim freelance Producer for IGC.
In Good Company is the flagship professional creative and business development programme for theatre makers and companies in the Midlands, providing […]
23 Mar 2021
In Good Company Creative Producer to become Executive Director for Warts and All Theatre
In Good Company’s Creative Producer, Ben Anderson has secured the Executive Directorship of Warts and All Theatre, a Northampton-based arts organisation who deliver […]
15 Mar 2021
Big House Produce Scheme Announces Supported Artists
Following the successful launch of brand new pioneering scheme Big House: Produce in October 2020, Derby Theatre and In Good […]
02 Mar 2021
In Good Company and Derby Theatre to partner on national audition monologue series: Hear Me Now Vol. 2
Derby Theatre and In Good Company are thrilled to be partnering on a new actor-driven book of monologues. Hear Me […]
18 Feb 2021
Aoife O’Connor announced as Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Fellow for In Good Company
University of Derby graduate secures Assistant Producer role Back in November 2020, Derby Theatre and In Good Company were one […]
18 Dec 2020
Wishing You All A Restful and Happy Holidays
The IGC team wish you a very restful and happy holidays. We are certainly looking forward to a rest, but […]
20 Nov 2020
Even More In Good Company: A Consultation For The Future
Over the next four weeks until Friday 18th December we are consulting on the future of In Good Company; as a project […]
19 Nov 2020
What’s Been Going on with Unanima Theatre
Unanima Theatre  was successful in receiving the In Good Company’s Mid career Commission this year, you can read more about this […]
19 Nov 2020
Update from Ditto Theatre Company
In Good Company have been absolutely incredible and instrumental in helping our company grow into the next stages of our career […]
17 Nov 2020
#YouAreIGC Mega Zoom Notes
#YouAreIGC Mega Zoom Notes You Are IGC Mega Zooms are regular very focussed hour-long calls which sometimes include artists provocations, venue […]
06 Nov 2020
In Good Company presents Departure Lounge 2020
Departure Lounge: #staycation Friday 11 – Saturday 12 December Two days of onstage and online performances, workshops and discussions Departure […]
06 Nov 2020
Departure Lounge: Staycation Festival 2020 Line Up
Departure Lounge is back to bring you two jam-packed days of on-stage and online performances, workshops and discussion. In Good […]
01 Nov 2020
An Update On Scratch That Itch: Go The Distance
We realise the deadline for Scratch That Itch: Go The Distance, due to take place on 13 Nov at Nonsuch […]
22 Oct 2020
IGC and Derby Theatre announce scheme that will pay four freelance producers to work with local theatre makers to get their projects back on track post Covid19.
In Good Company and Derby Theatre announce brand new scheme that will pay four freelance theatre producers to work with […]
20 Oct 2020
IGC one of 50 arts organisations to be funded to host a Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Fellow
In Good Company and Derby Theatre are thrilled to be one of 50 arts organisations offering a Weston Jerwood Creative […]
21 Aug 2020
Partner Venues Tentatively Begin Programming
Some of the In Good Company partner venues have tentatively begun to think about programming again for Winter 2020 onwards. […]
19 Jun 2020
Samson Hawkins Takes Off with new play: oh for f*** sake (I’m in love with you).
Following the success of It Kind Of Looks Like A Doughnut by Holly Boyden In Good Company are once again […]
16 Jun 2020
COVID-19: How can we support each other?
Right across the industry people are pulling together at this time of national crisis, we are collating case studies, resources, […]
12 Jun 2020
Eight local freelancers join the national Freelance Task Force
Joint statement by In Good Company, Derby Theatre, Curve Leicester, Nottingham Playhouse, and Royal and Derngate, Northampton regarding the Freelance […]
03 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter
On Tuesday 2nd June we joined people around the world as part of #BlackOutTuesday, to reflect, allow space for advocacy […]
28 May 2020
Nominate Your Member of the Freelance Task Force
In Good Company are inviting nominations from the Midland’s freelance community to join the national Freelance Task Force. Taking recommendations […]
12 May 2020
IGC Mega Zoom Visual Minutes
We are really excited to say that we have commissioned Midland creative Jennifer Manderson-Smith, to create visual minutes in response […]
24 Apr 2020
IGC Mega Zoom & Survey
On Wednesday 22nd of April 2020 we hosted the IGC Theatre Makers Mega Zoom. This was in response to the […]
02 Apr 2020
A Message About Our Big House Programme
A MESSAGE ABOUT OUR BIG HOUSE PROGRAMME at Derby Theatre from In Good Company The In Good Company team are […]
17 Mar 2020
Update on Check In Festival 2020
We’re writing to share critical pieces of information relating to the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. This statement follows, and is […]
06 Mar 2020
CALL OUT – Take Off 2020 – New Writing Opportunity
Following on from the success of our inaugural Take Off opportunity in 2019, this new writing development opportunity aims to […]
02 Mar 2020
Check In Festival 2020 Line-Up Announced
In Good Company presents Check In Festival. Check In Festival celebrates its 8th year, on the 3rd – 4th April 2020 […]
19 Feb 2020
IGC announces the latest round of supported artists, including their £10,000 commission.
In Good Company, the Midlands’ flagship professional, creative and business development programme for theatre makers, led by Derby Theatre, announces […]
21 Jan 2020
Statement On Selection (Mid-Career Commission + Artist Support Fund)
We know how important feedback is, it’s helps us learn and develop and also helps us understand the many different […]
21 Jan 2020
Say Hello to Daljinder – IGC’s Trainee Producer
Hello all! I’m Daljinder and I’m the Trainee Producer for Check In Festival 2020. I’m a freelancer across journalism, marketing […]
06 Jan 2020
THE ROARING GIRLS PRESENT BEACH BODY READY
The Roaring Girls present BEACH BODY READY Presented as part of an In Good Company subsidised tour Banishing body shame: […]
03 Jan 2020
CALL OUT: APPLICATIONS TO PERFORM AT DEPARTURE LOUNGE 2020 NOW OPEN
Two fantastic opportunities for theatre makers in the Midlands and from across the UK to be a part of highly […]
02 Jan 2020
LAURA GUTHRIE – SIDE BY SIDE – MEANDER THEATRE
When I was asked to write a blog about Side By Side panic set in !! This project has been, […]
16 Dec 2019
2019; How Good Has It Been?
The holiday period is always a good time to reflect and look back on the year. It’s been a big […]
02 Dec 2019
IGC Partner with Milk Presents on their Project Making An Entrance
Making An Entrance is a development programme for LGBTQIA+ identifying artists entering the industry and starting out in theatre and […]
13 Nov 2019
Statement on Selection for the Trainee Producer Opportunity
Thank you to all those that applied for our recent Trainee Producer Opportunity on Check In Festival 2020 at Attenborough […]
04 Nov 2019
In Good Company offers its biggest opportunity yet, to support mid-career theatre makers.
In Good Company, the flagship professional creative and business development programme for theatre makers and companies in the Midlands, are […]
31 Oct 2019
One Year on from Uniting the Midlands, In Good Company Continues to Evolve!
In Good Company, the Midlands’ flagship, professional creative and business development programme for theatre makers and companies in the region, […]
09 Oct 2019
In Good Company Launch New Website and Online Artist Directory
IGC is evolving! Join thousands of artists as part of the flagship professional, creative and business development programme for theatre […]
04 Oct 2019
Become a Festival Producer
Independent producers are the lifeblood of the industry, often underrated and undervalued, however at In Good Company we LOVE producers. […]
01 Sep 2019
Danté Lane’s Placement with In Good Company
Danté Lane (@Dant_Lane) recently undertook a placement with In Good Company, where he took part in China Plate’s The Optimists […]
23 Jul 2019
Holly Boyden is ready to ‘Take Off’ with IGC’s new-writing development opportunity
In light of their expanding programme and partnership, In Good Company have increased the support on offer for writers across the region, […]
15 Jul 2019
BLOG: Solo Show Epidemic – Chicken or Egg? “We’ve got to break the cycle”
By Ben Anderson (Creative Producer, In Good Company) in relation to Departure Lounge 2019 “Hands up who’s bored of white […]
21 Jun 2019
In Good Company announce latest recipients of Artist Support Fund
In Good Company, the Midlands’ independent flagship, multi-venue, creative, professional and business development scheme for theatre makers, led by Derby Theatre, […]
19 Jun 2019
The State Of The Arts: A Shifting Landscape
By Ben Anderson (Creative Producer, In Good Company) in relation to Departure Lounge 2019 As an industry, we are far more caring […]
15 Apr 2019
Departure Lounge 2019 Line-Up Announced
In Good Company presents Departure Lounge A summer festival of fresh and exciting performance…now in its seventh year! (Locations in and around […]
03 Mar 2019
In Good Company announce Mid-Career Commission and offering more opportunities than ever before
In Good Company, the Midlands’ flagship, multi-venue, professional artist development scheme led by Derby Theatre, is evolving and providing more […]
27 Feb 2019
In Good Company Expand New Writing Offer
In light of our expanding programme and partnership, In Good Company are increasing the support on offer for writers across […]
18 Jan 2019
Health professionals prescribe laughter for January Blues and Blue Monday..sell-out Studio show returns
Derby Theatre is thrilled to announce that one of their sell-out Studio shows from last season, A Super Happy Story (About […]
18 Dec 2018
In Good Company to offer mid-career commission to theatre makers from across the UK
In Good Company, Derby Theatre’s professional artist development scheme and the flagship professional creative and business development programme for theatre makers and […]
07 Dec 2018
Call Out: applications to perform at Departure Lounge 2019 now open
Two fantastic opportunities for theatre makers in the Midlands and from across the UK to be a part of highly […]
04 Jul 2018
In Good Company receives further ACE funding and expands its partnership network
In Good Company, the flagship artists’ development programme for the East Midlands, is delighted to announce that the scheme will […]
06 Oct 2017
IN GOOD COMPANY ANNOUNCE TWO COMMISSIONS FOR MID CAREER ARTISTS
In Good Company is delighted to announce two commissions for mid-career artists to make new pieces of theatre to be […]