Kimberley Andrews

Royal Exchange/ New Charter project commission – accepting proposals

*Not strictly a writing opportunity, but if you write or devise as part of a creative team or company, this could be one for you!* New Charter Project Commission 2014 In January 2012 the Royal Exchange Theatre embarked on an innovative three year partnership with the New Charter Housing Trust Group and its Academy in …

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Vertical Lines Theatre accepting submissions for new writing event

LineUp is a bi-monthly new writing event produced by Vertical Line Theatre at Greenwich Theatre. LineUp celebrates new writing by providing directors, actors, rehearsal space and a 400 seat theatre giving writers a chance to try out their work through collaboration with Vertical Line Theatre. Submissions are now open for the next LineUp on 3rd …

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Nickelodeon Writing Programme open for submissions

The Nickelodeon Writing Programme is now open for submissions. This global initiative will offer the successful applicant a salaried position with Nickelodeon in London for up to six months, providing experience in  writing scripts and pitching story ideas for both live action and animation. The chosen writer will have the opportunity to nurture relationships with creators, …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 10 January 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). HighTide Festival 2014 Takeover accepting applications – Deadline: 10 January 2014 TLW LEXiCON Play and Short Story Competition (£3 submission fee) – Deadline: 10 January 2014 Squint seeking submissions for Scratchbook: Great Reckonings …

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Shooting Fish seeking writer/dramatist for new project (Lincolnshire, paid)

Shooting Fish are looking for a writer/dramatist with experience of working with communities (particularly young people) to lead and support them in writing a new play. About the project: the project seeks to use theatre to support the and improve the literacy skills of the target group, to create a sense of pride and imbed …

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Writer required for Just Some Theatre Company

Just Some Theatre Company are looking to commission a script writer for a future production. The commission would operate on a rights agreement basis, that is if and when the script is produced the script writer would receive a pre-arranged percentage of ticket royalties, agreed by both parties prior to beginning work on the project …

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East 15 playwriting competition open for submissions

East 15 Acting School is looking to produce a new writing play as part of their series of BA Acting final year performances in May/June next year. This play will be performed a minimum of two times at a London theatre during the summer 2015 term by a company of final year BA Acting students. The …

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Writers commission for Kent History & Library Centre (paid)

The Rise of Maidstone United writer’s commission Commission timescale March – October 2014 Kent History & Library Centre, Kent County Council The Kent Library & History Centre, based in Maidstone, Kent & FrancisKnight, a Kent based arts organisation have been successful with funding from the Arts Council’s Grants for the Arts Libraries Fund.  The funding …

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HighTide Festival 2014 Takeover accepting applications

HighTide Festival Theatre are offering individuals and companies the chance to programme special take-over slots at HighTide Festival on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 April 2014. Successful applicants will receive £200 per slot towards expenses as well as 80% of net Box Office takings. HighTide are open to theatre proposals that include devised work, physical …

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