Kimberley Andrews

Playwriting workshop at Pentabus Theatre (fee)

Pentabus Theatre are running a playwriting workshop led by Elizabeth Freestone on Saturday 19th October 10.3oam – 4.30pm. The workshop will look at developing your play, analysing structure and exploring conflict and how it affects your characters.There will also be a chance to read and discuss your work. Places £50. How to book:  email info@pentabus.co.uk or call …

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Irresponsible Decorators accepting submissions for new writing night

Irresponsible Decorators are looking for aspiring playwrights to submit original work for a new writing night. They are looking for four 20 minute plays responding to the theme of ‘crossing the line’. Plays must require a cast of no more than 5 actors, although doubling is encouraged. Successful writers will have their plays performed at the Maltings …

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Theatre Renegade accepting submissions for showcase at the Bush

Theatre Renegade’s Courting Drama programme promotes the work of four emerging directors and writers by creating new collaborations and presenting the subsequent work in the Bush Theatre’s Attic space once every four months. This time, they are looking for a new writer to have their work showcased as part of the programme. *Please note: this …

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Arcola Theatre accepting submissions for ‘Voices from the future’ (18-25)

The Arcola Theatre along with London Metropolitan University are looking for three writers for their ‘Voices from the Future’ scheme. The chosen writers will  attend a week of playwriting workshops led by a professional playwright culminating in developing a piece of new writing for performance at the Arcola this December. During the workshop week, writers will explore the …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 4 October 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). Call for submissions: Camden People’s Theatre Festival of Feminism – Deadline: 7 October 2013 Little Pieces of Gold seeking short plays – Deadline: 10 October 2013 Almost Random Theatre seeking short plays (entry …

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The Paul Darby prize for drama is now open for submissions (entry fee £5)

The Paul Darby Prize is now open for submissions with the aim of encouraging new stage plays and emerging writers. The winner will receive a prize of £1000, together with a staging of their play at the Questors Theatre in Ealing which is renowned for its’ association with new writing as well as extensive work …

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Sky Arts Futures Fund – £30K bursaries to be won (18-30 year olds)

  For the third year running, Sky Arts in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to talented artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland. The fund is aimed at helping emerging artists from different disciplines to take their work to the next level. In addition to the bursary, winners …

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The Royal Court accepting applications for playwriting groups

This Autumn, the Royal Court will be running two Introduction to Playwriting groups, one for writers aged 18 to 25 and the other for writers aged 26 and over. Both groups are intended to help playwrights at an early stage in their career to develop their skills. The groups will run for twelve weeks throughout the remainder …

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Fullerton College (USA) accepting submissions for Playwright’s Festival

The Resident Theatre Company (RTC) at Fullerton College, California, is seeking submissions of original full-length plays and original full length musical theatre works of any genre for it’s annual Playwright’s Festival to be held during January 2014 in the Fullerton College Bronwyn Dodson Theatre. How to apply: plays should be sent by email to wmittler@fullcoll.edu. Deadline: Monday …

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SHIFT Productions looking for new writers

After the success of “Executed for Sodomy: The Life Story of Caterina Linck” at the Edinburgh Fringe, SHIFT Productions are on the hunt for new writers and are hoping to stage three productions between November and August 2014. They are looking for work that is bold, exciting and has something to say about how we live …

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