Month: September 2018

Writing tutors required for City Academy, Manchester

City Academy are seeking enthusiastic, creative and personable Writing tutors to teach across our Writing courses for adults in Manchester. City Academy is a creative and performing arts academies. They run adult evening and weekend short courses in dance, acting, singing, creative writing, and more. Their writing tutors are industry professionals that work closely with …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 28 September 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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Playwriting Workshop with Jingan Young and Clarissa Widya (Papergang Theatre) University Women in the Arts

*Please note, this event is only for female students currently studying or recently graduated from a UK university. You will need to provide a university ID / alumni card in order to access the premises. Please specify when booking that you are a student or graduate* “Part of the University Women in the Arts’ new …

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Rollem seeking young writers aged 18-27 based in the North of England

Rollem are looking for enthusiastic young aspiring writers aged 18-27 based in the North of England to take part in a “think-tank” for an exciting new show that will showcase the unique voice of today’s youth. This is a chance for you to put your ideas forward and have a say in what TV for young …

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Mikrom Theatre Company Writers’ Scheme open for applications

The Mikron Theatre Company are the leading theatre company that tours the inland waterways of Britain by narrowboat. Their talented casts of four (always two women and two men) have at least one instrument and strong singing capabilities. They also comprise their own stage management team so sets, props and costume have to be easy to …

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Dancing Ledge Productions accepting applications for 2019 Writer in Residence (writers with one production credit & agency representation)

Applications are open for agency-represented writers who would like to become Dancing Ledge Productions’ 2019 Writer in Residence. The selected writer receives a £6,000 bursary, a desk, computer and phone at their offices in London’s Notting Hill, as well as regular feedback on their work, access to writers associated with the company and invites to industry …

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Square Peg Scripts: playwriting opportunity for neurodivergent writers

Square Peg Scripts is an exciting new playwriting opportunity for neurodivergent writers. If you’re passionate about theatre and want to gain experience and develop your skills in writing for performance, they want to hear from you! How it works: between November 2018 and April 2019, six neurodivergent participants will take part in a series of …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Plays Rough seeking writers for 24 hour play challenge!

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: Plays Rough seeking writers for 24 hour play challenge! Description: Selected writers will be put together into …

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Blackshaw Theatre Company accepting submissions for The Scare Slam (deadline this Friday!)

The Scare Slam  is a night of chilling storytelling Produced by Blackshaw Theatre Company.. It takes place on 12 October, 9.30pm at the Old Red Lion Theatre as part of the London Horror Festival. Got a scary story to tell? They’d love to hear it. What they are looking for: solo readings of scary stories/anecdotes/monologues (format …

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