Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 15 November 2019

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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Open For Applications: Peer Coaching Groups for Women Creatives

Counterpoise is an international and interdisciplinary network to improve the gender balance in the creative industries. Their 6-month peer coaching programme is designed to help participants thrive both creatively and financially. It works on two levels. The peer groups each have 5-6 women from various creative disciplines. They meet once a month to discuss progress …

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Play Submissions Helper: 27 playwriting opportunities with November deadlines

Play Submissions Helper have published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in November 2019. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but you can click through to peruse the whole list of playwriting opportunities. Deadline: various throughout November …

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The VAULT Festival New Writers Programme open for applications

The VAULT Festival New Writers Programme offers a total introduction to writing for stage! Taking place at VAULT Festival 2020 (28 January – 22 March) this eight week practical course will start right at the beginning, guiding you through the basics of playwriting in a non-patronising and inclusive way. Prospective writers over the age of …

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Make it Write Short Play Competition 2020: Call for entries

Make it Write Productions CIC is committed to promoting the work of new playwrights in the North West of England. Each year we run a 30 minute play competition and the prize is to have your play performed in The Hope Street Theatre as part of the Liverpool Fringe Festival in June. This year we …

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EKP and Paines Plough: The Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2020

The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is an open invitation to all writers who identify as female in the UK and Ireland to create vivid, exciting, and brave new work for the stage.   The aim of the Prize is to celebrate and support women playwrights and to discover the best new work from writers at …

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Blowin’ A Hooley Theatre accepting submissions from female writers from the North East

Blowin’ a Hooley Theatre are looking for one exceptional new female writer from North East England to have their short play professionally produced. The selected writer will receive £400 and their piece will be performed in ‘Yarns from Hyem’ – a collection of four North-East plays – alongside work by Julia Darling, Alex Oates and …

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LAMDA accepting submissions for MishMash Festival

LAMDA is thrilled to announce that April 2020 will see the first ever LAMDA MishMash Festival; a three-day event celebrating new writing and work created by LAMDA alumni and their contemporaries. MishMash is a platform to celebrate the variety of creative paths LAMDA trained artists take upon graduation; whether they’ve created their own work, joined …

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Deadline tomorrow for next Stitchin’ Fiction event (last one of the year!)

Stitchin’ Fiction accepting submissions for their next event Next event: Monday 25th November (last one of 2019) Open to all levels and backgrounds – 10-15 minutes MAX can be extracts or standalone pieces to workshop with our resident directors and actors at Theatre Deli Studios, Broadgate, London. All application details available here: https://www.stitchinfiction.co.uk/get-involved Deadline: 13 November …

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