Month: August 2019

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 30 August 2019

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: Actor Awareness seeking submissions for new writing night on theme of ‘mental health’

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: Actor Awareness seeking submissions for new writing night on theme of ‘mental health’ Description: Following …

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Play Submissions Helper: 27 playwriting opportunities with September deadlines

Play Submissions Helper have published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines September 2019. 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 September 2019 …

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Untold Collectiv: Call out for Latinx writers

CALL OUT to Latinx writers! Due to public demand Untold Collectiv scratch night for writers of Latin American heritage is back. This will be an opportunity for writers to workshop their text with actors and then see it performed in a work in progress sharing night on 17th October 2019 at Theatre Deli (Broadgate, London). Pieces must be:  Between …

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Caspa Arts accepting submissions for ‘The Scratch’

An opportunity for playwrights! Caspa Arts are seeking 5-15 minute plays for their acting school’s next scratch night on Monday 14th October in central London. They want to link their actors with upcoming playwrights and directors and present new work. They will stage your writing for you. Students on their Acting for New Writing course will perform …

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Actor Awareness seeking submissions for new writing night on theme of ‘mental health’

***CALLING ALL WRITERS *** Following great success with their Intergenerational Night the theme of the next Actor Awareness new writing night is ‘Mental Health’. The rules are as follows: The interpretation of the theme is down to you but it has to be a story with themes of mental health. Applications are open to all …

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Interviewing Playwrights: Jennifer Cerys & Samia Djilli

In the lasted post in our Interviewing Playwrights series, Jennifer Cerys and Samia Djilli sit down to talk about their double bill of plays, Different Sand and Willow. “In theatre it is expected to have more than one hat. It is natural to juggle.” Sitting in Rich Mix, on a Thursday afternoon, I wait for …

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Zodiak Kids Writers Award

In partnership with BBC Writersroom and NI Screen, Zodiak Kids Studios is looking for the most exciting writers with a strong connection to Northern Ireland to develop an original Children’s comedy television series, with a particular focus on CBBC. With an established production base in Northern Ireland, Zodiak Kids Studios is looking to find the next …

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BBC Continuing Drama Directors’ Scheme – EastEnders & Holby City

BC Drama and Directors UK are delighted to announce the next round of this year’s Continuing Drama New Directors’ Training Scheme. Following the success of this collaboration since its inception in 2015, this year will see nine drama directors mentored on some of BBC Studios’ continuing drama series. In previous years this has included Doctors, EastEnders, River City, Holby City and Casualty. As …

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Talos III: Science Fiction Theatre Festival of London – accepting submissions

TALOS III: SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE FESTIVAL OF LONDON, 2-8 December 2019 “Talos is the first science fiction theatre festival of London, the UK and, to our knowledge, Europe, and it’s currently in its third year. Talos III invites theatre companies and self-producing theatremakers to submit proposals for full length shows of 50 to 60 minutes. …

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