See 14/48 website

The Y is proud to be working in partnership with 14/48 Seattle to bring together an exciting project that promises to deliver "the world's quickest theatre festival!"

Following the success of Leicesterís first festival in 2013, 14/48 is back! Dedicated to creating 7 original works, written, directed and rehearsed in just 24 hours. Repeating the whole process the very next day! Through the day there is a stringent deadline, very few resources and a whole lot of creativity to see where the participantís combined creative processes lead them!

But quality theatre quickly coaxed through deadlines and a live audience is only half of the idea behind the festival. The other half revolves around the concept of community. 14/48 is a great networking opportunity for the artists involved; bringing together actors, writers, musicians, designers and directors from across Leicestershire and the Midlands. 14/48 is dedicated to creating a supportive environment for artistic collaboration, while forging new connections between artists and artistic disciplines.

To book tickets, go to the What's On page. For more information about 14/48, please contact The Theatre Team on 0116 2046208 or email here.


See Emergency Website

Emergency! is an eclectic showcase of new work hosted by The Y Theatre. Presenting theatre, dance, performance poetry, short film and comedy this is a great networking opportunity for regional artists to perform, network and get feedback.

Each season The Y invites local and regional artists to apply in writing to present their work at Emergency! Applications are welcome from any individual or group of performers to present 15 minutes of their work in progress or final piece.

Opportunities this event can offer you:

  • The chance for artists to meet, show and review their work
  • The opportunity to perform in a professional venue
  • Helpful feedback from a friendly audience
  • Experience in marketing in your event
  • Technical support
  • Advice from The Y on how to develop your work

If you would like the chance to perform at future events please contact The Theatre Team on 0116 2046208 or email here.