Discover and develop your playwriting, comedy, theatre making, cabaret & drag with us.

We all start somewhere, come and discover what you’re into in a creative and friendly environment.

Soho Theatre Labs are a variety of artist and talent development programmes, designed to support people who want to learn and enhance their playwriting, comedy or cabaret skills. All our courses are 18+  and have no upper-age limit.

Our labs are led by working theatre professionals, writers, comedians and members of our Creative Team.


Alumni for previous Soho Theatre Labs programmes include:

Amrou Al-Kadhi • Archie Maddocks • Ava Wong Davies • Bimini Bon Boulash • Charlie Josephine • Charlie George • Dan Wye/ Séayoncé • Huge Davies • Iman Qureshi • Jack Rooke • Janine Harouni • Jasmine Lee-Jones • Kai Samra • Kitten Killers • Matilda Ibini • Milly Thomas • Natasha Marshall • Olga Koch • Phoebe Eclair-Powell • Ross Willis • Ryan Calais Cameron • Yolanda Mercy


Applications for the next labs running from May till July 2022 have now closed. We aim to get back to all applicants by Friday 29 April 2022.

Applications for Winter 2022 labs will open in September 2022. Join our Labs mailing list here – and be the first to know!


For more information on each lab, click on the pages below or on the left.

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