Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 27 December 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).

Dysthelexi seeking submissions for SundaySurgery (targeted at Dyslexic Writers, fee for participation) – Deadline:  None posted (event is 26 January 2014)

Lace Market Theatre seeking new play submissions – Deadline: 31 December 2013

Kitchen Dog Theatre seeking full length plays for New Works Festival (Dallas, Texas) – Deadline:  1 January 2014

Stage Q Call for Scripts for Queer Shorts 9 (Madison, Wisconsin) – Deadline:  1 January 2014

Schreiber’s Shorts 2014 seeking 10 minute plays on theme of identity (New York) – Deadline:  1 January 2014

 Gadfly’s “Final Frontier Festival” is now accepting one-act play submissions (Minnesota, USA) – Deadline:  1 January 2014

Venus Theatre seeking full-length play submissions empowering women (Maryland, USA) – Deadline:  5 January 2014

Theatre Exchange Birmingham seeking script extracts for performance – Deadline: 6 January 2014

Red Planet Prize 2013 open to entries for television writing – Deadline: 6 January 2014

Undeb Theatre seeking Summer Festivals Script Submission – Deadline: 6 January 2014

BAC inviting proposals for Freshly Scratched – Deadline: 8 January 2014

Applications open for Spring writing groups at the Royal Court – Deadline: 9 January 2014

TLW LEXiCON Play and Short Story Competition (£3 submission fee) – Deadline: 10 January 2014

Squint seeking submissions for Scratchbook: Great Reckonings In Little Rooms – Deadline: 11 January 2014

Jerwood/ Arvon mentoring sheme accepting applications – Deadline: 13 January 2014

Call for Applications: The Camargo Foundation 2014-15 Fellowships for Scholars and Artists – Deadline: 13 January 2014

24:7 Theatre Festival accepting submissions (entry fee) – Deadline: 13 January 2014

IdeasTap Underbelly award 2014 – Deadline: 14 January 2014

Shakespeare in the ‘Burg seeking one act plays of 25-60 min (Virginia, USA) – Deadline:  15 January 2014

Small Fish Radio Theatre seeking 6-10 minute radio plays (Chicago, USA) – Deadline:  15 January 2014

Unspoken Theatre seeking submissions for Festival of Mythic Shorts (Toronto, Canada) – Deadline:  16 January 2014

Write Now 5 Festival at Brockley Jack seeking submissions of full-length plays (SE London writers only) – Deadline: 27 January 2014

Arundel Festival Theatre Trail 2014 – Deadline: 31 January 2014

Opportunities for writers with Salon:lab 2014 – Deadline: 31 January 2014

Theatre-Rites accepting proposals for Mentoring and Development Programme in making work for children – Deadline: 31 January 2014

IdeasTap offering £500 for creative projects (16-30) – Deadline: 7 February 2014

Creative Learning Manager (maternity cover) – part time, Brighton-based – Deadline: 10 February 2014 at 9am

BBC Radio 4 seeking short stories for Opening Lines – Deadline: 14 February (submissions open on 6 January)

Short plays sought for ObamAmerica festival at Theatre503 – Deadline: 15 February 2014

First Break Monologue Writing Competition – Deadline: 21 February 2014

Theatre503 launches new Playwriting Award for 2014 – Deadline: 28 February 2014

National Student Drama Festival 2014 (age 16-25, £98 entry fee) – Deadline: 28 February 2014* (Note: this is the final date shows can be seen by an NSDF Selector to be considered – you must apply in advance of this date to arrange for them to see your show)

The Paul Darby prize for drama is now open for submissions (entry fee £5) – Deadline: 28 February 2014

Creative competition on the theme of LOVE (£250 prize), IdeasTap Editors Brief – Deadline: Friday 7 March 2014 at 5pm

2014 Papatango New Writing Prize – Deadline: 31 March 2014

Ongoing submissions:

Performance Platform Opportunity, University of Greenwich – Deadline: None posted

Quids In Theatre Co seeking 40-60 minute plays for lunchtime series – Deadline: Ongoing

The Cockpit Theatre seeking work for scratch nights – No deadline posted but performances take place on the first Monday of the month through to June 2014.

ScriptSpace development workshop at The Space – Deadline: None

Shred Productions open to submissions – Deadline: None (open submissions)

Open Arts Cafe Call for Submissions – Deadline: None posted

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