Month: July 2015

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 31 July 2015

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; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline). Want to be sure you never miss an opportunity?  Sign …

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West Avenue seeking short plays for ‘Briefs 10’ at Waterloo East Theatre

Two more days to submit for West Avenue’s next Briefs event at Waterloo East Theatre on September 2nd (might be able to nudge up to 15-mins depending on the rest of the line-up). What to submit:  5-10-minute pieces. No set theme requirements, just not too tricky to stage!  One submission per writer please. How to apply: …

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Battersea Arts Centre open to applications for Freshly Scratched

Battersea Arts Centre’s have announced that applications are now open for Freshly Scratched, which will take place between the 19th – 24th October. Freshly Scratched offers a real opportunity for emerging artists who have never worked with BAC to get involved in a vital aspect of our programme. The Freshly Scratched evenings enable artists to present …

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The Incubator 2016 at Theatre Royal Bath

The Incubator is the egg’s pioneering new work programme, developing world-class theatre for young audiences. Funded by The Leverhulme Trust and The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation between 2014 – 2017, The Incubator programme selects artists and theatre companies from across the British Isles and provide optimal conditions for them to experiment in and create new plays. The aim of the …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – Attic Theatre Company seeking pieces for Playfest

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: Attic Theatre Company seeking pieces for Playfest Description: Attic Theatre Company is currently seeking submissions of unperformed plays or extracts of 15-20 …

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Velvet Trumpet seeking 10-15 min comedic pieces for ‘Soggy Brass’ at Southwark Playhouse

Sellout new writing night Soggy Brass returns to the mighty Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 11th October. “As such, and with much fanfare, we do royally declare ourselves open for submissions.” What to submit: All pieces must be comedic new writing. Running time of 10-15 minutes. Please submit only one piece per submission window. Submissions must work …

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Playwrights’ Residential weekend in Stonehenge Youth Hostel (£250)

Playwrights’ Residential Weekend 16-18 October 2015 Cholderton Stonehenge Youth Hostel. About the course:  Does your writing need pzazz and pzing? This weekend is ideal for kickstarting new dramas and kickboxing writers’ blocks. Using a secret melange of stimulating writing tasks and exploration of the surrounding rare breeds’ farm as a source of inspiration, participants can write, …

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First Draft Theatre seeking 10-30 min submissions for Summer Showers at the Hope Theatre

First Draft Theatre are looking for submissions of short plays 10 – 30 minutes in length for the relaunch of FIRST DRAFT this August, Summer Showers. Summer Showers will be produced at The Hope Theatre, a 50-seat venue above the world famous Hope and Anchor pub on Islington’s Upper Street in London. If you are a …

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Crooked Heart Theatre seeking short plays about women, violence and the home (Los Angeles, only first 100 submissions read)

Crooked Heart Theatre have put out a call for scripts: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To celebrate the success we’ve had with recent productions and upcoming projects, we’re putting together a weekend of one-act and short plays centered around the confluence of women, violence and the home. Though we’d like to acknowledge that …

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Attic Theatre Company seeking pieces for Playfest (paid £100)

Attic Theatre Company  presents its annual festival of new writing, Playfest, at the New Wimbledon Studio on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 October.  Playfest features staged readings of 4 new short plays or extracts from longer works for the stage.   Four plays will be chosen for presentation as rehearsed readings at the New Wimbledon Studio on Friday 2 …

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