A.C. Smith

Indiana Jones and the Extra Chair: Spoken Word Workshops at Southbank Centre (age 18-25)

  Southbank Centre is looking for 10 up and coming writers to take part in Indiana Jones and the Extra Chair, a very exciting project with spoken word artist Simon Mole involving workshops and performances in two live shows at Southbank Centre: Simon Mole’s ground-breaking one man show is a spoken word adventure that takes …

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Opportunities Weekly Roundup: 13 September 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). Collaborative Writing Masterclass with the Paper Tiger collective – applications open (fee) – Deadline: 13 September Radio 4 sketch series 2525 seeking submissions – Deadline: 13 September 2013 The Roundhouse accepting proposals for …

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Opportunities Weekly Roundup: 6 September 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). Greenhorn Short Film Festival 2013 accepting submissions for script consultations – Deadline: not specified, limited places so submit early. The Royal National Theatre Foundation Playwright Award – call for submissions from Artistic Directors – …

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Skylight Theatre seeking short plays for ‘Wrapped Up’

This December, Skylight Theatre will be celebrating the festive season with Wrapped Up, a festival of new writing performed throughout December at the Drayton Theatre. What to submit:  They’re looking for short pieces (between 10 and 20 minutes) that give a fresh perspective on the Yuletide countdown. How to apply:  Plays can be submitted via …

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Skylight Theatre seeking short plays for ‘Fright Night’

Skylight Theatre is looking for writers to contribute to their forthcoming shows. On the 1st and 2nd November, they will be taking part in the Drayton Arms Halloween celebrations with a show of contemporary chills from new writers. What to submit:  They’re looking for short pieces (between 10 and 20 minutes) that can deliver a …

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Theatre Exchange Birmingham seeking new writing for rehearsed reading

Applications are open for the rehearsed readings taking place on Monday 16th September 2013 at Theatre Exchange Birmingham. This is an opportunity to see the words you’ve written come to life in a relaxed and supportive setting. Professional volunteer actors and directors rehearse the selected extracts for 2 hours after which they will be performed in …

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Riverside Theatre seeking monologues based on theme ‘Merge’

Iowa City’s (Iowa, USA) Riverside Theatre invites playwrights to submit monologues for performance in Walking the Wire. This annual celebration of original work features monologues of ten minutes or less by both established and emerging playwrights.  The focus for this season’s monologues is: MERGE. The theme is intended to yield an array of intriguing stories, …

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From Page to Stage seeking new musicals for production

Following the success of this year’s inaugural season of new musical theatre, Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment and Robert McWhir of The Landor Theatre are delighted to announce that applications are now open for the second From Page To Stage season from Tuesday 11 February – Saturday 8 March 2014 at the Landor Theatre. From Page To Stage is a season of new musical theatre dedicated to the showcasing of work in development to …

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10th Women Playwrights International Conference accepting submissions (women writers only)

Women Playwrights International is now accepting submissions from playwrights who want their original work to be part of the next WPI conference. The conference will be held in July 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. Women playwrights are requested to submit plays on the following themes: Beyond Words: Plays that script the physical, the visual, …

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Acme Theatre (USA) seeking short plays

Acme Theater of Maynard, MA (USA) is proud to announce that it is now accepting submissions for our 13th annual New Works Winter Festival. The festival will be performed over two weekends in January 2014. Selected plays will be divided into two festival tracks and will be performed once per weekend. At the conclusion of each …

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