Opportunities

DCA Productions is calling all new/emerging writers

DCA Productions are a brand-new production company looking to create high quality theatre in intimate and small spaces. The team, Daniel Carlin, Amy Moore, and Craig L. Sullivan, currently work together at Head Office for the Ambassador Theatre Group and have decided to consolidate their experience. They are looking for new and emerging writers who …

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Wooden Arrow Productions seeks ten minute plays for “The Scratch”

Are you a creative looking for a space? Have you got an idea and don’t know how to develop it? Looking for a chance to gain feedback on your work or connect with other creatives? The Scratch is taking place at the Young Actor’s Theatre Islington on the 29th February. Wooden Arrow are seeking emerging …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 17 January 2020

Want to support LPB? Become a member! Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).  Opportunities are grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (No deadline). …

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Theatre Bloom seeking work from LGBTQ+ theatremakers for new writing night, Saplings

Theatre Bloom are a London based theatre company and they have launched our flagship new writing/work-in-progress night, Saplings. What they are looking for: the opportunity is for LGBTQ+ theatre makers & companies with already existing works in progress. They are offering them the chance to stage 15 minute pieces at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre …

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Event: Writing About Theatre Online at the Bloomsbury Institute

Writing About Theatre Online at the Bloomsbury Institute On February 6th, we’re delighted to present Megan Vaughan, Alice Saville and Vinay Patel in conversation for a candid discussion on the past, present and future of writing about theatre online chaired by Dan Rebellato. Suitable for writers, performers and theatre-makers of all types, this unique event will focus on how the …

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Playwritng Classes at the National Theatre

The NT have serveral playwriting courses coming up in 2020. Find out more here:  How to Begin Playwriting with Jennifer Farmer – Spring 2020 How to Develop Your Playwriting with John Donnelly – Spring 2020 How to Begin Playwriting with Ola Animashawun – Summer 2020 Deadline: various Source: National Theatre

Bush Theatre Masterclasses

Interested in getting in to theatre? The Bush has just launched a series of brand new Masterclasses which aim to offer an insight into theatre from leading practitioners and serve as an introduction to the industry. Read more here. Dates: various  Source: Playwriting_UK

Arvon: Residential Creative Writing Course

Writing for Forum Theatre: Staging stories of oppression How can we as playwrights challenge the centres of power? What will most successfully provoke an audience to action? During this intensive five-day residential course, you will investigate the delicate particularities of writing for Forum Theatre, the most political of theatrical forms. Through a range of writing …

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ETPEP Award 2020 open for entries

The ETPEP Award 2020 is a playwriting prize for new UK playwrights who work in the theatre industry, run by the Finborough Theatre in association with the Experienced Theatre Practitioners Early Playwriting Trust (ETPEP). The Award’s purpose is to find and nurture a playwright who has worked in theatre for two years or more (but not in a …

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