Kimberley Andrews

DVM Theatre accepting submissions for monthly scratch night

DVM Theatre host monthly scratch night, SCRATCH, and are now seeking submissions for their October and November performances. SCRATCH is open to artists from all disciplines, including theatre and primarily showcases work-in-progress performances. There is also the opportunity for feedback and question and answer sessions. 4 20 minute acts will be selected for each performance …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – Rose Unfolds Scratch Nights at Rose Playhouse Bankside

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: Rose Unfolds Scratch Nights at Rose Playhouse Bankside Description: The Rose Unfolds Project links the past, the present and the future. As …

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Etch Theatre open for submissions for scratch night

Etch holds a regular new writing scratch night event at The Peckham Pelican.  Their next scratch night will be on October 19th. At their scratch nights they present short extracts of new writing still currently in development. How to apply: Submissions are now open. Please send between 5 and15 minutes of new writing, which is considered by the writer to be still in development …

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Descent Theatre at Rich Mix looking for short plays

Descent Theatre is looking for incredible short plays to be performed in October 2015. The Show: On Sunday 25th October Descent Theatre will be returning to Rich Mix one last time with a line-up of brand new writing for their final Descent Shorts. What they are looking for:  5 original shorts, 5 – 20 mins …

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Soggy Brass @ Southwark Playhouse open for submissions

Ladies and Gentleboys, Soggy Brass returns resplendent at the mighty Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 11th October! As such, and with much fanfare, we do royally declare ourselves open for submissions! Submission guidelines: – All pieces must be comedic new writing. – Running time of 10-15 minutes. – Please submit only one piece per submission window. …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 14 August 2015

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; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline). Want to be sure you never miss an opportunity?  Sign …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – IdeasTap presents…Old Vic 12 – open for applications

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: IdeasTap presents…Old Vic 12 – open for applications Description:The Old Vic 12 is an exciting opportunity for 12 emerging artists looking …

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How to produce your own work – part 5: casting

In the fifth post in her series on producing your own show, Kimberley Andrews sheds some light on casting: how do you go about finding actors? What should you expect from them? What are the pitfalls of asking people to work for free? Firstly, lets assume you and your director have agreed you’ll have some …

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Bishopsgate Institute running writing playwriting workshop with Jennifer Farmer

This one-day intensive course will combine practical work and theory, with writing exercises, text analysis and constructive feedback towards each student’s individual development as a writer. During the day, you will have the chance to test your abilities as a writer for the stage and to learn about the specifics of performance as a medium. …

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