The 10-day festival will return to Ipswich from Thursday 20th May to Saturday 8th June, offering audiences the chance to see a range of new work and artists the chance to try out experimental pieces.
Artists wishing to perform at PULSE 2013 need to submit their applications by 8th January.
In launching applications for 2013, the New Wolsey Theatre also announced that China Plate had been appointed as PULSE Festival Directors for 2013. A partnership between Ed Collier and Paul Warwick, China Plate have a growing portfolio of projects that have developed artist and art-forms across a range of venues and festivals.
China Plate are delighted to be joining the Festival;
“We are absolutely delighted to be taking up the reins at PULSE, it’s a festival that we have been coming to for a number of years as audience and producers. Loved by both theatre makers and the people of Ipswich, it has a great vibe and a great reputation for exceptional quality work – something we’re really excited to be building on!”
Alongside the new directors, the festival has also announced that two new producers for the festival, the New Wolsey’s Laura Norman and David Watson.
Having been closely involved in PULSE for a number of years, Laura is looking forward to working with the new directors;
“I am passionate about PULSE and thrilled to take on the rôle of Producer. PULSE is both inspiring and fun for participants and audiences and I’m delighted to have an opportunity to work with China Plate.”
More information on PULSE 13 is available at www.pulsefringe.com and applications close on 8 January 2013.