Day: February 11, 2020

The LPW Guide to Formatting your Stage Play – Coming soon!

You asked, we listened. We’ve had lots of questions lately about how to format a stage play. So, we thought we’d come up with a useful, downloadable guide. Packed with all you need to know about formatting, plus some handy hints and tips, this guide is perfect for both beginners and more experienced writers who …

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Unique development opportunity for emerging/mid career writer (paid £5000)

The Creative Future Writers’ Award, New Writing South and Preston Park Recovery Centre are pleased to offer a unique development opportunity for a talented, emerging/mid-career under-represented writer who is interested in working with vulnerable adults and/or in non-traditional spaces.  It offers time and space to write and support to develop your career. The 2020 Writer In Residence will: Undertake a 10 …

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Opal22 looking for a scriptwriter for their Life of Shaka project (paid)

Are you interested in bringing cultural history to life? Capable of reimagining stories, and repackaging myths and legends with the words and slang of today? Opal22 is looking for a scriptwriter for their Life of Shaka project. They are looking for someone who can present a modern adaptation. This person will need to adapt a …

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Lungs Project accepting proposals for written work on theme “Visions of Home”

Lungs Project is now accepting proposals for new works to be published in the fourth issue of their annual magazine. This open call themed “Visions of Home” is aimed at early-career photographers (or artists working with lens-based media), poets and writers from the African diaspora specifically. Autumn issue of Lungs Magazine will comprise of photo …

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Watermill Theatre looking for writer to adapt Twelfth Night (paid £1,575)

The Watermill Theatre are looking for a writer to adapt Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night for The Watermill Ensemble to create an abridged version for a cast of three. Their acclaimed A Mini Summer Night’s Dream in 2019 saw A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by only three actors tour to secondary schools in the region with a …

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One-year MA in Operamaking at GSMD open for applications

The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is inviting applications for the one-year MA in Operamaking for 2020-21. Since it began in 2014, this course has already launched some of the most exciting new practitioners in the world of contemporary opera. Their writers and composers have received commissions from the Royal Opera House, the National …

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Brush Stroke Order now offering bursaries for script reading services

Brush Stroke Order are now offering a limited number of bursaries each month to help writers on low incomes access their script reading service. These bursaries are available to people who are in receipt of benefits, registered as disabled, full time carers or students in full time education. To apply for a bursary please contact naomi@brushstrokeorder.co.uk …

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Creative Youth seeking short works for new scratch night in Kingston

Creative Youth are looking for new work to for their Creative Youth Scratch Night to be held in a new and exciting space in Kingston. Successful applicants will receive a set fee to present their work at the event, a safe space to trial new work in front of a live audience, and feedback on …

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“Writing is Re-Writing” workshop with Francis Grin on the 10th February 2020

Mrs C’s Collective Theatre Company are extremely excited to launch their FIRST workshop for their Spring Season 2020 with “Writing is Re-Writing” led by Francis Grin on the 10th February 2020 (4pm-6pm). So you might have ‘Draft 0’ sitting in front of you. You might hate it, you might love it, you might prefer never …

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Call out for Young Writer in Residence for Takeover Festival 2020 (paid £400)

What is it? The Customs House South Shields is currently preparing for their Takeover Festival for 2020 and are seeking to appoint this year’s Young Writer in Residence. Each year The Customs House is taken over by emerging artists and arts professionals aged up to 25 years of age for a week of theatre, cinema, …

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