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65%
£3,258
raised of £5,000 target by 69 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,258 to help The Mono Box's future supporting the personal, professional and social development of emerging artists.

    London, UK
    Funded on Tuesday, 30th April 2019

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    We are pleased you are considering making a donation here to help support The Mono Box's future.

    The Mono Box is a vibrant, welcoming community dedicated to continuous actor training in the broadest terms. Its USP is its library of over 3500 plays donated by industry professionals, and its power is its connection to leading practitioners with unique skills to offer in stage, screen, improvisation, dance, mindfulness and anything else related to making theatre.

    The Mono Box empowers actors in what can seem like a daunting industry. Everyone is welcome - whatever their age, background, whether they have trained or not. It is a safe space where anyone can work on their craft, make work and feel a part of something greater than themselves.

    In providing opportunities in both theatre and film and creating a dialogue between the professional world and those who are emerging into it, The Mono Box participants have earned places at accredited drama schools, booked jobs and had the confidence to continue in their creativity. By responding to the needs of the people it helps, The Mono Box is full of passion, honesty and possibility

    A full Speech Surgery in October 2018 (credit: Helen Murray)

    Over the last four years The Mono Box has:

    • Welcomed over 4000 actors through its doors

    • Collected a unique play library full of personal anecdotes and advice from directors, playwrights, actors and publishers

    • Created a dialogue between the professional world and those who are emerging into it through workshops and talks

    • Provided free theatre tickets and travel opportunities for those able to afford experiences themselves

    • Provided a support network, a safe space and a community

    ALL WITH NO FUNDING.

    Following the success of last year's inaugural PLAYSTART, this year we received over 700 applications, for just 26 places on the scheme. The reach and interest of PLAYSTART shows how important the work of The Mono Box is.

    We need your help to keep supporting this pool of young talent beyond this event; to support the people still trying and to engage those who need us.

    SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF LAST YEAR'S EVENT:

    Some of the 2018 PLAYSTART writers and directors at a publicity shoot with Helen Murray. Credit: Helen Murray

    Participants at an African-American accent workshop The Mono Box with practitioners Hazel Holder and Joel Trill

    A movement workshop at The Mono Box led by Andrew Darren Elkins. Credit: Olivia Fowler

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      The Mono Box

      2 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      WE'RE ON OUR WAY! Thanks to everyone who's donated so far!

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    Supporters

    69

    • Reshma Morris

      Reshma Morris

      Apr 10, 2019

      £15.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 7, 2019

    • Eloise Secker

      Eloise Secker

      Feb 13, 2019

      Huge love brilliant ones x

    • Olivia Vinall

      Olivia Vinall

      Jan 31, 2019

      You're great !

    • Charlotte Gascoyne

      Charlotte Gascoyne

      Jan 21, 2019

      £10.00

    • Gabby Wong

      Gabby Wong

      Jan 19, 2019

      Ace monobox!

      £20.00

    • Paola

      Paola

      Jan 18, 2019

      Hello.I think what you do is great! & I would like to support the cause

      £10.00

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    The Mono Box

    The Mono Box

    London, UK

    The Mono Box supports the development of emerging theatre talent. Since its inception in 2013, it has become a vital resource for people wanting to access the industry and wanting to develop their skills. It is committed to on-going training and empowering actors.

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