A.C. Smith

Carrot Napper Productions seeking 5 minute pieces for fundraiser in Derbyshire

Opportunity for writers of short plays, sketches or monologues. Each selected piece will be performed for two consecutive nights of Friday 19th October and Saturday 20th October 2018 as part of a new writing night at Shardlow Village Hall in Derbyshire. The evening is part of a community spirit event to support the village hall’s restoration fund. …

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Free livestream with Methuen and Bloomsbury on ‘How to publish your play’

‘So you want to publish a play’ LIVE 27 April 2018 from 12.15-12.45pm Dom O’Hanlon, Commissioning Editor for Plays at Methuen Drama, talks through how to get your play, play companion and more published. Dom will explain how the process works for this unique area of publishing and how your ideas can make it into …

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The Dot Collective seeking playwrights for community collaboration One Hundred Trillion (paid)

The Dot Collective is a professional theatre company and registered charity that creates and provides professional theatre to those living with dementia, the elderly and those in care. They are developing new plays in collaboration with dementia groups in South London for 2018. The project is called One Hundred Trillion based on the fact that there …

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Stitchin’ Fiction seeking 10-15 minute scripts

Stitchin’ Fiction is a free, non-profit platform for creatives to come together in a workshopping environment. Writers with words stuck in their laptops and notebooks are given a pool of performers, who want to work and stretch their collaborative muscles and skills. They are looking for Writers and Actors for their next event on Monday 30th April 2018 at Theatre Delicatessen, Theatre …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Little Pieces of Gold seeks 10 minute plays

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: Little Pieces of Gold seeks 10 minute plays Description: Little Pieces of Gold is an initiative run …

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Papatango free workshop – Story and Theme on Screen

Papatango Workshop – Story and Theme on Screen Friday 27 April 2018 from 11am-1pm Led by Papatango Resident Playwright Dare Aiyegbayo (EastEnders; Waterloo Road) this workshop tackles screenwriting. It will explore a number of commonly recognised story types and how they play out on screen. It will then consider how different themes add meaning to screenplays. How …

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‘Starting to write a play’ Arvon Course with Tanika Gupta (£720-£770)

Starting to Write a Play 28 May – 2 June 2018 Arvon – Totleigh Barton Tanika Gupta will be leading this Arvon residential course on playwriting. Description:  ‘How do you kick-start your theatrical imagination and synthesise inspiration with technical craft? Through group discussions, writing exercises and tutorials, this course will take you through the arc …

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Loquitur seeking submissions for ‘Femage a Trois’

Now in its third year, Loquitur Theatre’s Femage a Trois, returns this summer. It will retain the standard elements: ‘Three women. Three stories. Three impossible decisions’. However, where previously the stories have been separate to each other, this year they will be changing the concept and present three women who share a larger story. They are …

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Redrafting Your Script Workshop at Lyceum Theatre (£45)

Redrafting Your Script Workshop at Lyceum Theatre 27 April 2018 from 10.30am-5pm Playwright Ali Taylor who’s first play Cotton Wool won the 18th Meyer Whitworth Award and was critics’ choice in Time Out (and who you may know as the founder of the Facebook Group Playwriting UK and @Playwriting_UK) will be leading a redrafting workshop, …

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Independent International Award for Improper Dramaturgy «Neem-2018» (2000 ruble prize)

This is a competition specifically targeted at ‘A play that no one will ever agree to stage. Details are laid out below, as provided on their website. 1. Goals and objectives The «Neem» award was created to support and identify underground dramatic waters. 2. Organizers Jenya Stashkov, Performance-troupe «Vibrating body» 3. Nominations Awarded one prize …

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