Online Solo Show Creation Lab


If you’re an actor or comedian with an idea for a solo show but you’re struggling with blank-page paralyses, overwhelm or self-doubt AND you’re craving camaraderie, inspiration & guidance to get your idea out of your head & into the world, this Lab is for you.

Led by internationally-acclaimed solo artist, Haley McGee (Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale), this practical 6 weeks course gives performers a blueprint for solo show creation.

Gain the skills, deadlines & confidence to create the solo you’ve been dreaming of in a dynamic & supportive environment, so you can create opportunities for yourself & take control of your career

Using video lessons jam-packed with exercises & weekly live Q&A sessions, each week focusses on different step of development: generating material, defining your central theme, structure, editing & workshopping, incorporating design, approaching venues & applying for funding. 

Dates: W/C Sept. 7 – Oct. 12 (6 weeks)
Fee: £197 (payment plans available)
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"Hugely inspiring & encouraging space to develop work. Gave me faith in my material & myself. So much fun, supportive, enjoyable. Made the (scary for me) practical administrative, networking & producing aspects seem doable & achievable." - Zola Curtis, past participant


About Haley
Haley McGee has been creating, performing & touring solo shows since 2009, alongside a career as an actor, writer & voiceover artist.

Described as “defiantly distinctive” (★★★★ The Scotsman) & “deeply felt, consistently hilarious & hypnotically honest” (Exeunt), Haley’s solos have won awards & accolades, played in 36 venues in 11 countries & been translated into 4 languages.

She is currently adapting her most recent solo, 'Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale' into a book, to be published by Hodder & Stoughton, 2021.

With 7 years teaching experience, leading workshops & classes, Haley believes confidence is built through practice & loves helping artists dare to create the shows they want to make.

Over 60 artists participated in Haley’s wait-list-only, live version of the Solo Lab last year & 1200+ took her 14-Day Quarantine Challenge.