Month: October 2015

Whose London Is it Anyway – seed commissions call out from Camden People’s Theatre (BAME writers)

Whose London Is It Anyway? festival, January 2016: Seed Commissions Call Out From 11-30 January 2016 Camden People’s Theatre presents Whose London Is It Anyway?, a festival of theatre, performance and discussion exploring the changing face of our capital city. In the run-up to the May 2016 mayoral election, this unique event explores London’s housing …

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Writer Development opportunities at the Birmingham Rep

The Birmingham Rep  is running a series of Play In A Day playwriting sessions which will take place on the dates below from 10am – 6pm  at The REP. 14 November 21 November 28 November 5 December These practical playwriting workshops will introduce participants to the basics of dramatic storytelling building to writing a very …

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OPPORTUNITIES WEEKLY ROUND-UP: 30 OCTOBER 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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Brockley Jack accepting submissions for Write Now 7

Write Now 7 began at the Jack in 2010, and has run for six successive years. In their words: Under the artistic direction of Kate Bannister, the Write Now  festival is an essential part of the Jack Studio Theatre’s yearly programme, which each year looks to find and produce the most exciting and significant work …

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Verbal Theatre accepting submissions for event in Sheffield

Are you a Theatre Maker, Performance/ Live Artist, Company, or Scriptwriter interested in showing your work in Sheffield. Verbal #10 is an  event in December at Bank St Arts (Sheffield) and they are looking for submissions of performances to be shown in ‘The Space’, their showcase of new work, live art and new writing and …

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OPPORTUNITIES: OUR PICK OF THE WEEK – CHRISTMAS JUMPERS THEATRE NIGHT SEEKING SHORT PLAYS FOR CHARITABLE FUNDRAISING EVENING

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: Christmas Jumpers Theatre Night seeking short plays for charitable fundraising evening Description: Christmas Jumpers Theatre Night is being staged on 10th December …

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Manchester ADP seeking scripts for performance/ feedback

In their words: We are seeking scripts for a script in hand performance. These performances take place on the last Monday of every month at the King’s Arms, Manchester. We’ve had two very successful nights and so we’re advertising more widely to ensure we maintain a high standard. A bonus is that whether your script …

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Precious Cargo accepting short scripts about South Tyneside

Precious Cargo are offering an exciting opportunity to writers to have their work performed as part of a new promenade performance, If Words Weren’t Free. ‘Imagine a world where words were no longer free. The libraries closed, the books burned, the government in control of who learns what’. For the last fifty years South Tyneside …

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The Customs House Youth Theatre seeking writer for commission

The Customs House Youth Theatre wish to commission a new or emerging writer to work collaboratively with our young people create a script for the Junior Youth Theatre to be performed in March 2016 in the Main House at The Customs House, South Shields. We would like the script to be up to 40 minutes …

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‘Leytonstone Itch’ looking for writers

“Leytonstone Itch” needs YOU on the 6th of November at “All You Read is Love” in Leytonstone (www.allyoureadislove.com) A one of a kind scratch night, this is an opportunity to share new ideas, get inspiration or do something you’ve always wanted to try in a warm and supportive atmosphere. Check out www.facebook.com/leytonstoneitch In their words: …

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