Opportunities

University of Chester & Storyhouse – The Cheshire Prize for Literature

The 2020 Cheshire Prize for Literature is a celebration of all the creativity that has flowered and continues to flourish during the pandemic. This year the Prize is opening up its digital doors, in collaboration with Storyhouse, to accept digital submissions from all four categories of the past four years: poetry, short fiction, children’s literature and scriptwriting. …

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Out of Joint – Stockroom: accepting applications for writers room for theatre

Stockroom is a writers room for theatre. Led by a Head Writer, the Stockroom Artists will produce new work for midscale stages around the country. It is Out of Joint’s mission to create the best new work for the midscale, working with diverse artists to develop and workshop new projects. We will invest time and …

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Writers wanted for season 3 of the Ragged Scratch Podcast

Applications for Season 3 of the Ragged Scratch Podcast are now open and they are looking for Writers, Directors, Actors and Sound Designers wanted (remote position, unpaid opportunity). Writers: They are after 5-8 minute plays written for audio, max 3 actors (doubling allowed). No specific theme, but some will release around Christmas. They actively encourage …

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The Dramatists Guild: PANEL SERIES: Banned BIPOC Writers

The Dramatists Guild Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) is partnering with The Dramatists Guild Political Engagement Initiative to present two online panel discussions that will highlight BIPOC writers who have previously been left out of significant cultural conversations. Facing Censorship: Personal Experiences on Being Banned Thursday, October 1 at 3pm EDT Professor Jimmy Noriega will moderate …

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Turn Point Theatre seeking submissions for online scratch night – Tickle & Scratch (theme ‘love changes everything’)

Turn Point Theatres 4TH theme of their  FREE weekly online scratch night is “LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING” Send in your 5-8 minute piece by Friday 2nd October, 5pm (UK), for a chance to have it showcased on Thursday 8th October & recieve feedback by their group of readers. You can send them a Monologue, Play (of …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 25 September 2020

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Channel 4 – Screenwriting Course

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: Channel 4 – Screenwriting Course  Description: The Channel 4 Screenwriting Course is now accepting submissions …

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New Moon Monologues accepting submissions on theme of ‘break ups’

The submission window for next month’s New Moon is now Open! FOR WHO: Playwrights, Poets, Spoken Word Artists & New Writers – All Welcome. WHEN: 7pm Friday 16th of October – The September New Moon WHERE: Live on The Queens of Cups Facebook page & YouTube channel. THEME – Break Ups (This does not necessarily …

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The Treason Show – Topical Comedy Writers

The Treason Show is looking for new topical satire comedy writers for their TV show spin off on Local TV (Latest TV – Brighton). There are no limits on age, geography etc. Working class satirical voices very welcome. They would like to see two examples of your work, a sketch and a parody song ideally. A …

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