Kill The Beast

Artist Resources

Here you will find artist resources to help you shape and develop your practice, from “How To” guides; to insight into other artists’ practice; to archives of our training workshops.

We hope there is something on offer here for you. If you can’t find what you’re looking for do let us know by emailing, and we’ll do our best to help you find the information you need.


Workshop: Building your online brand on social media

  • Read and find out about the Social Model of Disability from Shape Arts
  • Putting on an accessible show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
  • A Guide to Theatre Access: This website aims to give you a step by step guide to working on captioned, audio described and British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted performances at your venue.
  • Disabled Artists Networking Community is a regular networking event for established/professional artists and performers (of any art form) that have a disability.
  • Resources for disabled artists and companies on the Unlimited website: a Shape-led project run in partnership with Artsadmin who, in turn, list their own resources artist development resources here.


  • ACE Project Grants Application Cheatsheet by Rachel Dobbs. Click here and say thanks on twitter @RachelDobbs1.
  • ACE Under £15k Project Grant Template by Laura Sweeney. Click here and say thanks on twitter @laurajsweeney
  • An Unofficial Guide for Theatre Makers by Simon Day. Click here and say thanks to Theatre Bristol’s Artist Support Associates.
  • From Arts Council England: In addition to the How to apply guidance, they also publish information sheets that offer guidance on particular aspects of applying for Project Grants. Click here.
  • Independent Theatre Consultants with rates of pay among helpful resources