Month: September 2017

Pokfulam Rd Productions seeks new Chinese/East Asian Stories for “Foreign Goods 3”

To celebrate the publication of their first collection with Oberon Books and Pokfulam Rd’s 5th birthday, Pokfulam Rd Productions is looking for short plays based on Chinese/East Asian stories. As part of “Foreign Goods 3”, the plays will be part of a showcase, and there will be a panel discussion with the chosen playwrights. The plays …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 29 September 2017

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Pathways to Playwriting: Awards & Competitions

On this new series Pathways To Playwriting, Editor Jennifer Richards is looking at  different routes into the theatre industry and becoming a playwright. First up: playwriting awards! Entering playwriting competition can seem like a mystical world sometimes – what are the judges looking for? Will my play even get read? And what actually happens if you win? …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Heretic Productions seeking monologues for production at the Arcola Theatre

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: Heretic Productions seeking monologues for production at the Arcola Theatre Description: Heretic Productions have launched their new …

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The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award now accepting applications

The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award is open, and seeking submissions. The purpose of the award is to help the development of emerging practitioners engaged in bold, challenging and innovative performance and to encourage the new generation of creative artists. The Award is for a company or individual to create a show either for the …

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University of York seeking playwright for women in science playwriting commission

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York have announced a playwriting commission for 2017-18. The University of York’s commitment to the Athena SWAN Charter and its ongoing work to address gender equality at all levels of university life has led to an exciting invitation to a dynamic playwright to create …

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BBC Alba seeking submissions for Gaelic Comedy Sketch Writing Initiative

MG Alba and BBC Writersroom have joined forces to launch a talent search to find the best comedy writers for a brand-new Gaelic sketch show. They are looking for short, snappy and shareable sketches that are punchy, unruly and irreverent and aimed at an 18-34 audience. They are keen to reach all new comedy talent and although primarily …

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Theatre Deli seeking resident artists

Theatre Deli are launching a call out for a new season of Artist Residencies. Taking place throughout November 2017 – February 2018, the residency programme will be made up of two strands: Two Week Residencies in Theatre Deli’s Old Library (London) and Eyre Street (Sheffield) spaces culminating in a shared showing and feedback, with each …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 22 September 2017

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Second Sons Theatre Company seeking shorts for new writing night

Second Sons Theatre Company are running a new writing night titled: Play Time. They are accepting submissions from UK-based writers who have bold and exciting pieces of theatre to offer. Following sold out runs at Theatre N16 and The Bunker, they are again looking for short plays, no longer than 12 minutes in length, with …

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