Day: November 5, 2019

The Actors Centre – John Thaw Initiative Latin American Season

Curatorial Call-Out 2019: John Thaw Initiative 2019 Latin American Season at The Actors Centre  Are you a writer interested in performing your own work? Or perhaps you are an actor looking for an opportunity to mount your own show? For the debut edition of the 2020 John Thaw Initiative, The Actors Centre in association with Untold …

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Director’s Cut – The Directors Club Showcase: Crackers Christmas

The Director’s Club are looking for scripts for The Director’s Club showcase – Crackers Christmas! Christmas stories, that are absolutely Crackers! The wild, the wacky and the wonderful – this Christmas show is all about those stories that make you snap, crackers and pop! Writers Brief  5-7 minute monologues, duologues, or plays withup to a …

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Cast Iron Theatre & New Venture Theatre – Short Play Night

Cast Iron Theatre and New Venture Theatre are looking for submissions for their Short Play Night on 15th December 2019 in Brighton. The night will be a script-in-hand performance and they’re looking for new writing that is suitable to be staged in a ‘black box’. What they are looking for: Any theme  – though they are unlikely to select ‘relationship …

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Drip Action Theatre Company accepting submissions for Arundel Festival Theatre Trail 2020

Writers are invited to submit plays for the 2020 Arundel Festival Theatre Trail The Arundel Festival Theatre Trail, conceived and presented by Drip Action Theatre Company, is now in its twentieth year. It will perform each day from 22nd to 29th August, on each of the Festival’s eight days, eight short plays at eight different venues all …

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BBC Comedy Commissioning: The Felix Dexter Bursary

The Felix Dexter Bursary aims to make a positive intervention to address an under-representation of black, Asian, minority ethnic professionals in comedy production and development in the broadcast industry. This training scheme is designed to find writers with fresh and unique points of view, who can help shape the future of comedy, whether in the …

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Starter For Ten: Playwriting Workshop with Sharon Clark

Starter for Ten with Sharon Clark The opening scenes of your play is vital to kickstart the storytelling. What gives a play opening punch? What do we have to consider when building the first ten pages that has real impact for an audience and possible commissioners? How do we make our audience forget the world …

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Soho Theatre: Verity Bargate Award Workshops

This autumn 2019 Soho Theatre is offering playwriting workshops to introduce new writers to their Verity Bargate Award. The workshops are timed to provide writers with the best opportunity to submit their new play for the Verity Bargate Award 2020. The Verity Bargate Award is our biennial playwriting competition which has been running for over …

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Women Are Funny Call for Scripts

Women Are Funny 2020 Prize Send your full-length comedic script, and if it’s the funniest, you will receive USD$100 and confirmation that you are hilarious. Full-length comedic scripts (75-120 pages) Written in English within the last three years Female playwrights based anywhere Unpublished, no professional production but amateur, university productions, and readings ok No restrictions …

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Pleasance Futures and Pleasance Islington taking submissions for three new London Associate Artists/Companies for 2020-21

Calling all theatre makers & writers. The Pleasance are seeking 3 new London Associate Artists/Companies. Based in London? Would being an Artistic Associate enable you to take your work & craft to the next level? Find out more here Deadline 9 December 2019  Source: direct contact @PleasanceFuture