Jobs

Unique development opportunity for emerging/mid career writer (paid £5000)

The Creative Future Writers’ Award, New Writing South and Preston Park Recovery Centre are pleased to offer a unique development opportunity for a talented, emerging/mid-career under-represented writer who is interested in working with vulnerable adults and/or in non-traditional spaces.  It offers time and space to write and support to develop your career. The 2020 Writer In Residence will: Undertake a 10 …

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Opal22 looking for a scriptwriter for their Life of Shaka project (paid)

Are you interested in bringing cultural history to life? Capable of reimagining stories, and repackaging myths and legends with the words and slang of today? Opal22 is looking for a scriptwriter for their Life of Shaka project. They are looking for someone who can present a modern adaptation. This person will need to adapt a …

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Watermill Theatre looking for writer to adapt Twelfth Night (paid £1,575)

The Watermill Theatre are looking for a writer to adapt Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night for The Watermill Ensemble to create an abridged version for a cast of three. Their acclaimed A Mini Summer Night’s Dream in 2019 saw A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by only three actors tour to secondary schools in the region with a …

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With Flying Colours – A Theatre Commission, Theatre Royal Plymouth (paid)

With Flying Colours is an exciting new play-making programme for young people in areas of low cultural engagement and high deprivation in Plymouth. Working in local schools, children will co-create plays based on their own ideas and words supported by professional writers. Each school will develop their ideas into performance pieces which will pop up …

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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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Punchdrunk seeking writer (paid)

Punchdrunk International is looking for a Writer to join an R&D team developing a new digital theatre project. This individual will be an exceptional writer and maker in the creative industries, with experience in theatrical, immersive, gaming or digital projects. The role will join the Punchdrunk creative team on developing a new production, with a …

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WHQ seeking Writers’ Retreat Rep (paid, Carlisle)

WHQ NEEDS YOU! They are looking for someone to run their Carlisle Writers’ Retreat.  Their ideal candidate will be an early career writer who is looking to branch out into teaching/facilitating, who is approachable, professional, lively and fun, and has interesting things to say about writing. You need to be: An early career writer with …

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London Playwrights’ Blog is looking for an Editor!

Are you a keen blogger with a flair for creating original content? Are you interested in supporting emerging playwrights? Then we want to hear from you! London Playwrights’ Workshop is seeking an Editor to oversee and expand the original content put out on London Playwrights’ Blog. The post is ideally suited to an experienced content …

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Graeae seeking Literary Administrator

This is a perfect job for someone with an interest in seeing the work of D/deaf and disabled writers better represented on stage. You will be supporting Graeae’s lauded, highly-connected training programme, Write to Play, and will be the first point of contact for writers wishing to submit scripts for consideration. The job is 3 …

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London Playwrights’ Workshop: we are looking for an intern!

Interested in joining our team? We want to hear from you! London Playwrights Workshop is seeking an intern to support our work on both our blog and members’ site. The post is ideally suited to an emerging writer who is interested in broadening their knowledge of the new writing scene and gaining hands on experience …

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