Improbable has announced that the 14th annual Devoted & Disgruntled is to take place at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton from 26th – 28th January 2019.
Devoted & Disgruntled is an opportunity for performing arts people at every point in their careers, from audiences to artists, CEOs to FOH staff, grassroots groups to seasoned professionals, to come together and focus on the question ‘what are we going to do about the performing arts’? This event uses an Open Space format, meaning that attendees set the agenda themselves – anyone can call a session, bringing the issues and topics they want to discuss to the floor.
Over the last 13 years, D&D has grown to become one of the biggest and most loved gatherings of theatre and performing arts people in the UK. Following last year’s annual event with the New Diorama Theatre, D&D14 heads to Northampton and continues Improbable’s commitment to presenting D&D outside London in at least two of every three years.
D&D14 will once again see Improbable partner with Royal & Derngate to make D&D an accessible and inclusive conversation with D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people. Access provision will include an accessible changing space, support for neurodivergent attendees including plain-text materials, stim and silent spaces, and BSL interpretation. Details of further access provision will be announced in the coming weeks. Anyone who would like to discuss specific access requirements is encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7240 4556
Tickets go on sale on Friday 2 November, and are £27 full price and £17 concession for the full 3 day event. There is an early bird offer for full price tickets at £23 (15% discount), until 1 December. Thanks to support from the John Thaw Foundation, Improbable is also offering a bursary to support young people aged 16-25 with travel, accommodation and attendance costs at D&D. Further details: www.devotedanddisgruntled.com/