This landmark program has been made possible by the visionary donors of MTC’s Playwrights Giving Circle who have invested $2.3 million in NEXT STAGE, matched by $2.3 million contributed by Melbourne Theatre Company.
About NEXT STAGE
Learn more about MTC's NEXT STAGE Writers’ Program.
NEXT STAGE offers up to 15 writer-in-residence opportunities for playwrights.
NEXT STAGE will ensure a minimum of 35 new play commissions over five years.
Meet the Writers
Meet the writers currently commissioned or in residence with NEXT STAGE.
NEXT STAGE Advisors
MTC will consult with a group of national advisors from various performance and literary fields.