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Free Writers seeking writers (including playwrights) to facilitate workshops with 11-18 year olds (paid)

  Free Writers is a new core Rewrite project for young people aged 11 to 18. They have just completed a pilot phase  and will be developing the project over the next year. The programme aims to bring together young people from different cultural and national backgrounds to develop their creative writing skills, tackle relevant …

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BBC Writers Room script window now open for children’s scripts

BBC Writers Room have now launched their latest Script Room window. This time they are looking for Children’s scripts (CBeebies & CBBC) The Script Room is a place where you can send your script to be assessed by a team of experienced readers. All scripts are read as a calling card of a writers talent. …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 13 June 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). Menagerie seeking submissions for One Page Play Competition at Hotbed 2014 – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm IdeasTap accepting submissions on theme of ‘Apocalypse’ – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm …

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Theatre Royal Brighton young writers’ programme open for submissions (16-25 year olds, £80 course fee)

Are you 16 – 25 years old and passionate about writing?This course, led by playwright & director Dinos Aristidou, will give 20 young writers the opportunity to develop their writing and experience what it is to write for, in and about theatre. Sessions are 10am – 12.30pm on alternate Saturdays between September 2014 – May 2015 …

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What do you Expect? Theatre seeking new writers

  What do you expect? Theatre Company are pleased to offer an opportunity for you to showcase new work at our upcoming new writers evening on Thursday 26th June at The Horse and Stables, Waterloo. The night is a chance for writers and theatre professionals to come together and will include a performance of What do you expect? Theatre’s new …

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Character mapping writing workshop (London, £6)

  If you are writing a play and need help developing the characters, this workshop will enable you to create a visual map for your fictional character’s emotional journey and your script’s dramatic structure. You’ll learn how to chart your characters internal conflicts and emotional transformation. The workshop will be led by Laurie Hutzler . …

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Talawa Theatre seeking Literary Associate (£25K pro rata)

Talawa, the UK’s primary Black-led theatre company; is moving into a new phase of its evolution, widening the scope, breadth and reach of its work. They are seeking a Literary Associate to support the work of the Company during this exciting time of growth. The Literary Associate will manage a range of new writing and script …

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The Ashton Group seeking new play to tour the North West (under 25’s only)

The Ashton Group is searching for a new stage play with which to tour the North West, professionally produced by its acclaimed Apprenticed Actors Company. The one act play should have a running time of 60 minutes. The play should be written for four young actors: 2 male, 2 female. If practicable, these four actors …

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Sheerdrop Theatre ‘Dynamic Dramaturgy’ workshop (for playwrights, directors & actors) – £80

A weekend workshop for playwrights, theatre directors and actors. The relationship between writer, director and cast is a vital one in the development of a new play. This workshop will explore key principles of those relationships, and how to manage them at each stage of a new play’s development. Led by Tom Latter, Artistic Director …

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Actors Centre: ‘An Adventure in Playwriting’ workshop with Amy Rosenthal (£30)

The Actors Centre, London is hosting a playwriting workshop led by Amy Rosenthal. This one-day workshop will explore aspects of writing for the stage. The morning will look at at kick-starting ideas and trusting your instincts. The afternoon will focus on character development and how to bring your characters to dramatic life. Tutor Information – …

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