Month: January 2014

Opportunities weekly round-up: 31 January 2014

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). Pegasus Opera seeking playwright for new project – Deadline: none posted Librettist Workshop with Book, Music & Lyrics (fee) – Deadline: 31 January 2014 Arundel Festival Theatre Trail 2014 – Deadline: 31 …

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Dysthelexi seeking submissions for SundaySurgery (targeted at Dyslexic Writers, fee for participation)

Dysthelexi’s SundaySurgery is a monthly development workshop for film, theatre and radio scripts, bringing together writers, actors and directors to work on new writing in a rehearsal room environment. It’s an opportunity for industry talent to work collaboratively and help writers progress their scripts. Culminating in a short showcase and post-performance discussion, writers, actors and …

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Upcoming opportunities from Play Submissions Helper (USA)

We’ve already singled out the opportunities we think are most relevant to our readers, but if you’re interested you can have a look at the whole list of opportunities with February deadlines from Play Submissions Helper. [Note:  The majority of these opportunities are based in the USA, so be sure to check you are eligible …

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Pegasus Opera seeking playwright for new project

Pegasus Opera is offering exciting opportunity to collaborate with London’s Leading Black Opera company. Pegasus Opera is currently seeking a super talented playwright for a new exciting writing project which will tell a new black-centered story whilst incorporating familiar yet traditional opera Ensemble , Solos, duets, trios, Quartets and choruses, etc. Working with an agreed …

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Librettist Workshop with Book, Music & Lyrics (fee)

Book, Music & Lyrics, the workshop programme for musical theatre writers, is now accepting applications for its 2014 Librettist Workshop group. The workshop has three objectives. Firstly, to develop and foster craft skills specific to musical theatre for emerging practitioners. Secondly, to generate a broader, more involved collaborative community of and for those practitioners. Thirdly, …

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Tobacco Factory (Bristol) Script Space Competition 2014

Script Space is an open competition run by the Tobacco Factory in Bristol that invites submissions of new, unperformed plays from UK-based writers for tailor-made development opportunities. Script Space is a new writing competition that comes from the same place as the Tobacco Factory Theatres programme. The intention is to surprise, challenge and inspire the …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 24 January 2014

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). Portsmouth Festivities 2014: Call for tenders – Deadline: 24 January 2014 Call out for ideas – The Nursery Theatre – Deadline: 24 January 2014 Write Now 5 Festival at Brockley Jack seeking …

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3MT seeking 3-6 minute scripts for Playathon

3MT is seeking submissions of 3-6 minute plays for its upcoming Playathon. What to submit:  They have published the following criteria: keep the set simple, keep the cast to 6 or less, Biographical and autobiographical, keep the research element to a minimum, Fictionalise as much or as little as you like, Just keep it simple …

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HighTide / Royal & Derngate Award

HighTide Festival Theatre and Royal & Derngate, Northampton have launched the HighTide / Royal & Derngate Award, designed to commission a play which examines life outside of our major cities; an original piece which explores and has its roots in those towns and rural communities that make up the majority of the population. They are …

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Golden Lane Films seeking screenwriter for Big Picture short film project

Big Picture is a film and training opportunity for actors, composers, production designers, and writers. It involves creating a short film, from scratch, in just ONE week. It will all culminate in a screening at Rich Mix Cinema in Shoreditch in February 2014. Golden Lane Films are taking part in Big Picture, and will race …

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