Month: March 2018

Art School event with Carl Woodward and Steve Ball

Art School event with Carl Woodward and Steve Ball 12 April 2018 from 6-7 pm London Art School, the new company being set up to support the education sector and arts industry to work together to improve and protect arts education, has announced its next event in its year-long series focusing on bringing leaders in …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 30 March 2018

Want to support LPB? Become a member! 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 & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (No deadline). …

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Last minute opp! Attune Theatre CIC seeking plays that have had a short run (Glasgow City)

Attune Theatre CIC are looking to revive plays for a new season of old work. “My play’s on next week. Can you come?” “Sorry. Is it on the week after?” “Nah.” Do you feel like this happens a lot? There are probably a lot of plays just sitting on a Hard Drive somewhere, and Attune …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: BBC Writersroom Comedy Script Room 2018

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: BBC Writersroom Comedy Script Room 2018 Description: The BBC is reopening its submission window, this time focusing …

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Last minute opp! Applications closing soon for Camden Fringe Festival

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018 Camden Fringe.  To take part, please see their seven step guide to bringing a show to the Camden Fringe. What to submit: You’ll need to know: The details of your show – title, subject, length How much you want to charge for tickets What venues you are …

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Melanin Box Festival (Black British theatremakers, £400 prize)

Melanin Box Festival is about increasing visibility and artistic opportunities for Black British creatives, whilst highlighting depictions of Black people beyond preconceptions. The Festival will take place at Theatre Peckham from 4-5 August 2018. Eligibility:  Submissions are open to BME British creatives. The Lead Artist (Writer/Director/Creator) who submits an application must be of African, Caribbean or Indigenous …

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Why Do I Make Theatre?

For World Theatre Day, Editor Jennifer Richards reflects on what drew her to playwriting.  I’m currently on the Writers’ Lab course run by Soho Theatre, where over roughly 9 months you’re taught in groups about structure, character and various other techniques that go into writing a play. And throughout this process, you’re working to complete a full-length …

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#TakeUpSpace Script Club at Royal Court – Girl in the Machine

#TakeUpSpace Script Club  – Girl in the Machine by Stef Smith Wednesday 25 July 2018 from 6.30-8.30pm Royal Court Theatre About #TakeUpSpace:  On International Women’s Day 2018, nine of the Royal Court Theatre’s female employees announced a new series of free workshops and discussions starting in April as part of the #TakeUpSpace movement. The workshops …

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#TakeUpSpace Script Club at Royal Court – Portia Coughlan

#TakeUpSpace Script Club  – Portia Coughlan by Marina Carr Wednesday 27 June 2018 from 6.30-8.30pm Royal Court Theatre About #TakeUpSpace:  On International Women’s Day 2018, nine of the Royal Court Theatre’s female employees announced a new series of free workshops and discussions starting in April as part of the #TakeUpSpace movement. The workshops are created …

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