Day: August 1, 2019

Money Talks: How Playwrights Earn a Living

It’s a common myth that ‘successful’ playwrights make a living  from writing plays. This idea can make us feel like an impostor as we trudge to faithfully to an unrelated day job; but the fact is, even the most “successful” playwrights tend to supplement their incomes with other jobs, from teaching to other types of writing …

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Camino Real Playhouse seeking 10 minute plays

Cameo Real Playhouse are looking for playwrights for a 10 min Play Write Competition.The plays must be 10 minute in length. An original and not performed prior professionally Submissions must be sent in to the playhouse along with a $10 fee. The fees collected are divided across the top 3 winners. Here is the link …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: The Female Edit call out for female identifying writers

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 Female Edit call out for female identifying writers Description: The Female Edit is a …

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Playwriting Workshop with Luke Barnes (14-25 yr olds)

14-25 and enjoy telling stories? Join award-winning Formby playwright Luke Barnes, for a free Playwriting and Storytelling workshop from the National Youth Theatre. Whatever your experience level, this interactive workshop will give you the tools to kickstart your writing and start piecing together an original play – whether it be epic, domestic, disruptive, lyrical, comic …

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Theatre Royal Plymouth seeking playwrights (paid)

Plymouth Cultural Education Partnership, alongside Theatre Royal Plymouth, are looking for freelance playwrights/ theatre practitioners with experience in facilitating playwriting interventions for children and young people. With Flying Colours is a DCMS funded Youth Performance Partnership programme which will enable children and young people to write and co-create plays in school. If selected, you will work closely …

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Jerwood Bursaries open for applications

Jerwood Bursaries provide funding of up to £1,250 to help you explore and develop your practice by enabling you to gain new skills and knowledge. They want you to have the opportunity to pursue your interests independently and on your own terms. Find out more here.  Deadline: 9 September 2019  Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Group

Over Our Head Productions accepting comedy submissions for Snowdance festival

Over Our Head Players is accepting submissions for the “2020 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival,” now through November 1. “Snowdance®” entry is open to original 10 minute or shorter comedies for the stage. Winning entries will be performed together in one theatre presentation by the OOHP Snowdance ensemble at Sixth Street Theatre for five weeks …

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