Month: October 2018

Opportunities – Pick of the Week: The Royal Court Theatre and Kudos Writing Fellowships open for applications (£10k bursary)

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 Royal Court Theatre and Kudos Writing Fellowships open for applications (£10k bursary) Description: The Royal Court …

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National Theatre – Playwriting Then and Now: 30 Years of Nick Hern Books

Join renowned playwrights Alecky Blythe (London Road, Little Revolution), Howard Brenton (Pravda, Never So Good), Natasha Gordon (Nine Night), and Conor McPherson (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) and publisher Nick Hern, to explore how playwriting has – and hasn’t – changed over the past 30 years. Chaired by Emily McLaughlin (Head of New Work, National Theatre). What …

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Katzpace call out for submissions

Katzpace, at Katzenjammers Bierkeller, are producing their own scratch night for early 2019  At this moment they are looking for short scripts approx 10 minutes long to showcase. How to apply: please send submissions to info@katzpace.co.u Deadline: rolling  Source: London Pub Theatres

The revival of Broadway theatre with Chris Jones and Matt Wolf by Bloomsbury Institute

Step inside Bloomsbury Publishing as they explore the rebirth of Broadway musicals and theatre over the past twenty-five years from ‘Angels in America’ to ‘Hamilton’. Join them s as the Chicago Tribune’s chief theatre critic, Chris Jones, is in conversation with Matt Wolf, theatre critic of The International New York Times in London, on how …

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Unlimited: Funding opportunities for disabled artists making disability-led work

UK-based disabled artists and companies making disability-led work, across all art forms, are invited to apply for these funding opportunities: Main Commissions Main Research and Development Awards Emerging Artist Awards How to apply: find out more on the website Deadline:  29 October 2018, at midday Source: @Playwriting_UK

Women’s Writing Workshop with Actor Awareness (University Women in the Arts)

University Women In the Arts, the mentoring scheme to improve the transition for women from studying the arts to working in the arts, has announced the first in a series of events with partner organisations to help tackle abuse in the arts. This will lead towards the publication of a book to provide a platform for …

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University of the West of England (UWE) – Workshop Training Opportunity for BME writers

WE (University of the West of England) have announced a Workshop Training Opportunity for BME writers pursuing a TV writing career. The need for exciting, diverse voices and stories in media has never been greater. Are you wanting your voice to be heard? Are you a BME performance writer looking to tell your story in the …

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Orison accepting monologues for Spring Board Showcase

Orisun is a new theatre production company aimed at the African & African Caribbean creative community. Their first production – Spring Board Showcase – will be a series of 6 ten minute monologues to be performed on 30 & 31 January 2019 in an immersive setting based around the themes of spring, source, fountain or …

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Scene Gym accepting submissions for R&D project (paid)

Scene Gym are accepting submissions for an R&D project to be held over 5 consecutive days early in 2019. What they are looking for: two, new, full length plays that writers feel would benefit from practical workshopping to support them with their final stages of development. Each play will be workshopped by actors and a director, …

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