Kimberley Andrews

Tree Shadow Theatre commissioning a playwright for Camden Fringe

Tree Shadow Theatre are performing at this year’s Camden Fringe Festival. We already have a fantastic venue, but now we are looking for a script. We have taken successful productions to the Edinburgh Fringe and on tour, receiving five star reviews and great audiences. This is the first time we are taking part in the …

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How to produce your own work – part 4: Building your team

   Kimberley Andrews continues her series on producing her own show.  In her fourth post, she talks about how to build your team, what to expect from a director and the benefits of bringing other people on board… So, by this point, I had material, a venue and I had figured out that putting my …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 27 February 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 now grouped into three sections: 1) Opportunities with Deadlines; 2) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline); and 3) Workshops and Events. Opportunities with deadlines: Play Submissions Helper – 49 Playwriting Contests with …

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Little Pieces of Gold accepting ten minute plays for production at Theatre503

Little Pieces of Gold are seeking six ten minute plays which will be staged at Theatre503 on the 14th & 15th June 2015.  The short plays will accompany the main production of Sarah Hehir’s hard-hitting new play, Child Z. Plays should explore a situation where people find themselves in a struggle to be heard by …

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Play Submissions Helper – 49 Playwriting Contests with March 2015 Deadlines

Play Submissions Helper has just published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in March 2015. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but if you’d like to peruse the whole list you can find it here. Source:  Play Submissions Helper

IdeasTap Masterclasses in playwriting coming up

As always, IdeasTap have got plenty of workshops coming up in the next few weeks. You can check out the full schedule here, but here are a couple aimed at playwrights Ideastap Inspires: A discussion on playwriting and research (4 March 2015 – London) Challenging traditional approaches to playwriting (4 April 2015 – London) Source: …

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You are Already Dead looking for plays for experimental new writing night

Collaborators and materials wanted for experimental new ‘writing’ night. You Are Already Dead is a home for the unusual; an experiment in theatre and non-theatre artist collaboration and bold, unconventional interpretations of ‘text’. The first YAAD will be a 90 minute night of new works between one and 20 minutes long performed to a public …

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Page to Stage accepting 10 minute plays (deadline 26 Feb!)

  Artists Anonymous are delighted to present Page to Stage. The next event is on 16 March– and they’d like to hear from theatre scriptwriters! Page to Stage is a script development and networking event for London theatre-makers. They’re looking for writers to submit a 10-minute script (or excerpt of a longer script) to be …

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COG ARTSpace call out for playwrights!

COG ARTSpace is a new 50 – 60 seat flexible performance space on the border of Hackney and Islington (London, N1). They are one of the 4 London venues that are officially part of Equity’s new ‘Professionally Made – Professionally Paid’ initiative to ensure artists are paid fairly for the work they do. To help …

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2015 Pint-sized Plays competition open for submissions

sized plays competition is open for submissions for it’s 2015 competition. and the six winners and four runners up were performed in Pembrokeshire pubs and then all went on to the Script Slam at Theatr Gwaun on October 4 where there were awards for best performance and best script.     Rules: plays must be 5-10 minutes …

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