Month: October 2019

Opportunities for English language playwrights to work with theatremaker in the Netherlands

Sylvia Hoppenbrouwers is a theatre maker  (and LPW member) based in Netherlands, Arnhem city. She is looking to create a show in English and is looking for playwrights to work with on these two projects: A one act – 20 minute – play for a project in February 2020;  Venue is Huis van Puck, Arnhem. …

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Fight Like a Girl seeking writers for ‘Play in a Day’

Fight Like A Girl! is bringing a new Play In A Day to Viaduct Theatre in Stockport on Saturday 16th November 2019 to raise even more money for Cancer Research UK! Six writers toil through the night to come up with six scripts and then, six directors and a gaggle of actors have just one …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 25 October 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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Residential Playwriting Course with Simon Stephens

RESIDENTIAL PLAY WRITING COURSE  SIMON STEPHENS & ELLA HICKSON 22-29 MARCH 2020 The Priory, Pressigny, France “Join us in the heart of the French countryside with two leading British playwrights”. ‘Write. Read. Write again. Read again. Think. Write again. Read more. Write more. Never stop reading. Never stop writing. Never stop thinking. Success comes from …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: We are looking for an Intern to join the LPW team!

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: We are looking for an Intern to join the LPW team! Description: London Playwrights’ Workshop …

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Cyborphic: Lost Greek Tragedy Workshops

Cyborphic is excited to be hosting two workshops on lost/fragmentary Greek tragedy. These workshops will be of interest to anyone into Greek Tragedy and they will showcase various perspectives of approaching a fragmentary play. We particularly encourage playwrights and theatremakers to attend. Knowledge of ancient Greek is not necessary. The workshops will take place at …

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Pentabus New Writers Group (16-25 year olds)

Are you aged 16-25? Are you interested in writing stories for the stage? Through a series of FREE workshops Pentabus Theatre will teach you the principles of great playwriting. You will learn about the basic rules of playwriting and creating work for the stage, tutored by professional playwrights, actors, directors and designers. The 9 month programme is …

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Orisun Productions seeking new writing from black female writers

Orisun Productions are an emerging and ambitious theatre production company based in London, aimed at creating opportunities for African & African Caribbean talent.They will be hosting a scratch night on 21 November to showcase BLACK FEMALE WRITERS. If you’ve been waiting for a chance to see your work on its feet, performed in front of …

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We are looking for an Intern to join the LPW team!

London Playwrights’ Workshop is looking for an intern to support our work. If you’re passionate about new writing, interested in blogging, and happy to give a wide variety of tasks your best shot, then we want to hear from you! What we’re looking for: we’re looking for someone with a keen eye for detail, who …

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