Month: May 2018

Play Submissions Helper: 25 Opportunities with June deadlines

Play Submissions Helper have published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in June 2018. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but you can click through to peruse the whole list of playwriting opportunities. Deadline: various throughout June Source: …

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Playhouse Playmaker: Oxford Playhouse writers attachment programme open for applications

Playhouse Playmaker is the Oxford Playhouse writers attachment programme for new and emerging playwrights led by award-winning writer and director John Retallack. Each year they select up to 6 writers who meet one Saturday a month between October and June. These sessions are used to work on writing techniques, with individual mentoring and feedback on scripts. Find more information …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Just Some Theatre accepting submissions for 2019 production

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: Just Some Theatre accepting submissions for 2019 production Description: Just Some Theatre are looking for new play …

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How I Learnt To Love The Redrafting Process

In this post, Editor Jennifer Richards shares her tips on how she gradually fell in love with the re-drafting process, as editing exercises and tips and tricks helped her realise how vital re-drafting is for playwriting success! Re-drafting a script used to be the dreaded monster I’d put off at all costs. It got to the point …

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Creative Futures: opportunity for 16-25 year olds with Creative Youth Network

The Creative Youth Network is  looking for 5 young people to take part in a paid 6 month opportunity to set yourself up as a freelancer, make and show your own work and get mentoring. It is open to people aged 16–25. What you get:  Studio space Professional mentoring Work placements/professional experience Money to make new …

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Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru – New Writers’ Group: open for applications

heatr Genedlaethol Cymru (the national Welsh-language theatre) are leading on a new venture – Grŵp Awduron Newydd (New Writers’ Group). The New Writers’ Group is open to writers of every age and from all parts of Wales and beyond writing in the Welsh language – people who are eager to explore, experiment and develop their craft. …

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