we were not made to be extinguished

driving positive change for writers

who identify as women in theatre.

Burn Bright was born out of a situation in which two women’s work was erased, in a theatrical landscape which lacks equality, and where plays written by women are rarely seen on big stages.


We are a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to change that, aiming to level the playing field wherever possible - creating a network and opportunities to build writers up, lobbying for change, and calling out inequality and bad practice where we see it.

a time for change.

Image by Marissa Rodriguez
Image by David T

our stories were never for you. 

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