Month: December 2018

Happy New Year from London Playwrights’ Blog & Workshop!

So, as 2018 draws to a close, we’d like to take the opportunity to thank you for supporting us in this past year. Whether you’re a LPW member, a reader of our blog, a workshop participant or someone we’ve script consulted for – we are super grateful for your support! This year has been nothing …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 28 December 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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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Talawa script reading service now open (Black writers in the UK)

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: Talawa script reading service now open (Black writers in the UK) Description: .Talawa’s script-reading service for script …

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STAGE IT! 10-Minute Play Festival and Book Publication

STAGE IT! 10-Minute Play Festival and Book Publication is open  for entries. Run by Centers for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs (Florida, USA). They  have had winners in their first two festivals from England, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Submission guidelines:  Opportunity is for all plays under 10-Minutes long, in the English language. Run by Centers …

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Papercut Theatre: Redrafting and Structure workshop with Melissa Dunne

Whether you have a play you’ve finished that you’re looking to develop further or the spark of an idea this workshop is for you. This workshop will look at: Interrogating themes and ideas Individual scene structure The relationship between character and structure Redrafting Form Incorporating feedback into your work Practical exercises for ‘Breaking open’ your …

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Chichester Festival Theatre: Get Playwriting! course open for bookings

Get Into It is Chichester Festival Theatre’s programme of weekly activities for adults  and it offers something for everyone. Whether you’re interested in performing or gaining new creative skills, theyinvite you to Get Into It! In this course, you  will be guided through simple, fun exercises and tasks by Playwright Lucy Flannery, and encouraged to explore …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 21 December 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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The Actors Centre & Viola! Europe seeking new work for festival

The Actors Centre, in association with Voila! Europe, is bringing together European artists for a Festival of theatre in April 2019, in response to the UK’s exit from the European Union. This will be a celebration of European culture, offering a platform for visibility and opportunity to those who may feel isolated or disenfranchised by …

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The Comedy Crowd: accepting submissions for Punkanary

Comedy writers and performers, can you make an original comedy show? The team behind The Comedy Crowd and Chorts have introduced a new platform called “Punkanary” for creators to launch their comedy shows, whether they are sketches, web series, sitcoms, animations, or any form of on-screen original comedy. They have teamed up with the LOCO London …

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