Month: January 2020

Two day theatre workshop with Simon Stephens in Milan (cost €200)

What is it? After hosting workshops in 2018 and 2019, with attendees from Italy, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Poland, the Netherlands and USA, and after the great success of his play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, viewed by over 20000 people at the Elfo Puccini Theater, Simon Stephens will be back …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 31 January 2020

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 Lion & Unicorn Theatre are looking for work to programme

London has the most amazing and diverse pool of brilliant theatre-making talent, and The Lion & Unicorn Theatre want to create a warm, supportive and creative hub for people to come and make their work, no matter what story they want to tell. So whether you’re making work based on new writing, gig theatre, comedy, …

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The Young Court Friends Events for insights into theatre making

The Young Court Friend Events are back. Led by industry experts, these workshops (from 15th – 22nd Feb) are an opportunity for young writers, directors, producers and creatives to share knowledge and gain insights into theatre making. Each lecture style workshop is led by an expert to provide insight into their field of work. Following …

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Underscore Studios script submission

The production company, Underscore Studios, know the importance of a good script and have opened up their channels to receive short film scripts, up to 15 minutes long. The opportunity is for screenwriters, particularly working-class artists. Writers should submit a little bio about themselves as well as a 15-minute max screenplay in PDF format. Please …

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Punching LaBute looking for short 10 minute works for their one night show (Womxn writers)

CALL FOR WOMXN WRITERS Looking for short plays (10 mins max), monologues, songs, spoken word, fables, haikus etc. for PUNCHING LABUTE 2.0. LGBTQA+ writers and writers of color strongly encouraged to submit. This Collection: Punching LaBute will be a show consisting of work that metaphorically punches misogyny in the face. It’s about womxn flipping problematic …

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Residential Writing Course/Retreat with Kim Komljanec in France (prices start from £545)

What is it? Writing Plays with Kim Komljanec is a residential course to help you write a one-act stage play in a week. From the 31st May – 5th June 2020 at Le Verger, France, 8 people can experience the peace and quiet of the countryside while gaining writing expertise, encouraging feedback and individual advice from …

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Elephant Ears Reading Series are looking for plays to read and record (feedback provided)

What is it?  The Elephant Ears Reading Series is an initiative at Elephant Room Productions to provide a process-oriented program for playwrights.  One of the hardest parts of being a playwright is often the lack of availability for readings and collaboration early on in the writing process.  Elephant Ears aim to get shows read out …

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Bristol Old Vic Theatre School prospective students afternoon (Sept 2021 intake)

If you are interested in, or looking at, postgraduate courses in theatre making, the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School are hosting a postgraduate afternoon designed to allow you to find out more about their courses and to see for yourself how the Theatre School operates. Bristol Old Vic Theatre School has a leading reputation for …

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Writing in the Sand full creative day event (costs £32.93)

The SAND Cafe are hosting a monthly PRIVATE EVENT to offer space and time to a small group of creatives to work on their own projects called Writing in the Sand. With a £32.93 Day Pass enjoy their inspiring and supportive environment – including their food and drink – whilst you devote time to your …

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