Opportunities weekly round-up: 17 January 2014

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).

Claremorris Fringe Festival seeking 15 minute plays (Ireland, €10 entry fee) – Deadline:  17 January 2014

Writers commission for Kent History & Library Centre (paid) – Deadline:  17 January 2014

Shooting Fish seeking writer/dramatist for new project (Lincolnshire, paid) – Deadline: 19 January 2014

Writer required for Just Some Theatre Company – Deadline: 21 January 2014

Vertical Lines Theatre accepting submissions for new writing event – Deadline: 21 January 2014 at 8pm

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

Royal Exchange/ New Charter project commission – accepting proposals (from companies or creative teams: – Deadline 28 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

Grin Theatre seeking 15 minute monologues for Voices 2– Deadline: 31 January 2014

Dubuque Fine Arts Players seeking submissions for 2014 one act playwriting competition (Iowa, USA; $20 entry fee) – Deadline: 31 January 2014

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

Submissions open for James Tait Black Prize for Drama 2014  (submissions only accepted from agents and producing theatres) – 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

Grin Theatre seeking LGBT-themed plays of around 30 min for Queerfest 2014 – Deadline: 28 February 2014

Young Playwrights Competition at Grin Theatre seeking entries of 30 min plays (age 18-30) – Deadline: 28 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

Nickelodeon Writing Programme open for submissions – Deadline: 28 February 2014 at midnight

Windsor Fringe accepting one act submissions to 11th annual Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award (amateur playwrights only; £5 entry fee) – Deadline: 5 March 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

Tottenham based writer required – Deadline: 31 March 2014

Chesil Theatre Company accepting 10 minute plays– Deadline: 25 April 2014

East 15 playwriting competition open for submissions – Deadline: 30 April 2014

The Newspeak Theatre Company seeks writer for their writers-room – Deadline: 30 June 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

The Newspeak Theatre accepting submissions – Deadline: None (open submissions)

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