Month: August 2018

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 31 August 2018

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The Questors Theatre seeking short plays on theme of ‘online revenge’

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: The Questors Theatre seeking short plays on theme of ‘online revenge’ Description: The Questors Theatre is planning …

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The Space: Spring Season 2019 open call – theatre companies and producers wanted

The Space are seeking proposals from theatre companies and producers for their Spring 2019 season. What they offer:  A welcoming and supportive environment Box office splits and no upfront hire costs Marketing and Production support Free rehearsal space, subject to availability A full box office service (online, phone and door sales) Entry on their website, …

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Writing East Midlands seeking lead writers for ‘The Elder Tree’ project (paid)

Writing East Midlands is the writer development agency for the region and supports, promotes and champions writing from the East Midlands.  They are currently seeking resident writers for their project, the Elder Tree. Writer in Residence Brief:  12 positions available in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, rural parts of Lincolnshire, Corby and Leicester. Writing East Midlands is looking …

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Artist Call Out – Thinking Queer: Audre Lorde, Marlborough Theatre & Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

The Marlborough Theatre and Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts are delighted to announce 2 new commissions for BAME LGBTQ+ artists to create a new 15 minute performance inspired by Audre Lorde Following on from 2017’s successful Thinking Queer: Bloomsbury Group, they are excited to present another night of reflection, resistance, poetics and power, this …

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XPOSED – LGBTQ+ New writing night by Full Disclosure Theatre

Full Disclosure Theatre are now accepting submissions for XPOSED, their new writing night of short plays revealing the naked and entertaining truths about queer life. Their most recent XPOSED evening sold out to audiences at Southwark Playhouse in February. XPOSED will feature a selection of plays from emerging writers looking to explore LGBTQ+ narratives on …

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The Guinea Pig Lab seeking one-woman shows (Kansas)

The Guinea Pig Lab literary board would like to invite all playwrights to enter their 2018 search for plays. The board is looking specifically for scripts written as one-woman plays and plans to select THREE for staged readings in spring 2019 in Wichita, Kansas. The competition, named in honor of Guinea Pig Lab volunteer Stephanie …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 24 August 2018

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OSO Arts Centre Barnes seeking work for scratch night

The OSO Arts Centre, Barnes returns with their third Dispatches scratch night! “Following two sellout successes, fantastic reviews from audiences, critics and industry figures, and with multiple pieces going on to be presented at other venues, we’re excited to once again put out the call for new, untested or developing pieces of theatre – whether …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: LPB Workshop: Writing a Play for the Edinburgh Fringe

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: LPB Workshop: Writing a Play for the Edinburgh Fringe Description: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest …

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