Opportunities

Opportunities – Pick of the Week: We are looking for an Intern to join the LPW team!

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: We are looking for an Intern to join the LPW team! Description: London Playwrights’ Workshop …

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Cyborphic: Lost Greek Tragedy Workshops

Cyborphic is excited to be hosting two workshops on lost/fragmentary Greek tragedy. These workshops will be of interest to anyone into Greek Tragedy and they will showcase various perspectives of approaching a fragmentary play. We particularly encourage playwrights and theatremakers to attend. Knowledge of ancient Greek is not necessary. The workshops will take place at …

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Pentabus New Writers Group (16-25 year olds)

Are you aged 16-25? Are you interested in writing stories for the stage? Through a series of FREE workshops Pentabus Theatre will teach you the principles of great playwriting. You will learn about the basic rules of playwriting and creating work for the stage, tutored by professional playwrights, actors, directors and designers. The 9 month programme is …

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Orisun Productions seeking new writing from black female writers

Orisun Productions are an emerging and ambitious theatre production company based in London, aimed at creating opportunities for African & African Caribbean talent.They will be hosting a scratch night on 21 November to showcase BLACK FEMALE WRITERS. If you’ve been waiting for a chance to see your work on its feet, performed in front of …

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We are looking for an Intern to join the LPW team!

London Playwrights’ Workshop is looking for an intern to support our work. If you’re passionate about new writing, interested in blogging, and happy to give a wide variety of tasks your best shot, then we want to hear from you! What we’re looking for: we’re looking for someone with a keen eye for detail, who …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 18 October 2019

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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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Questors Theatre seeking submissions for Power Play

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: Questors Theatre seeking submissions for Power Play Description:The Questors Theatre, Ealing, are looking for 15-minute …

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The Director’s Club seeking scripts for showcase – Crackers Christmas!

The Director’s Club are looking for scripts for The Director’s Club showcase – Crackers Christmas! Christmas stories, that are absolutely Crackers! The wild, the wacky and the wonderful – this Christmas show is all about those stories that make you snap, crackers and pop! Writers Brief  5-7 minute monologues, duologues, or plays withup to a …

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£12k Paines Plough prize for female playwrights launched

Tanika Gupta and Maxine Peake are among the judges for a £12,000 prize for female playwrights. The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is being launched by Paines Plough in partnership with Ellie Keel Productions. The winner will receive £12,000 towards a production of their play, with EKP and Paines Plough owning the first option to co-produce …

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Submissions open for Festive New Writing Scratch Night in aid of MIND

Don’t Get Your Tinsel in a Tangle- A Festive New Writing Scratch Night SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN! This will be in aid of MIND Mental Health Charity. Sunday 8th December at Gentileza, Duke Street Arcade, Cardiff, CF10 1AZ. Writer’s Guidelines: – Theme must be based around the Festive season. – Pieces must be no longer …

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