Kimberley Andrews

London Playwrights’ Workshop: Writer Development Programme

We recently announced the launch of London Playwrights 2020, the new writer development programme for 2020 and we’re pleased to bring you a bit more information on this exciting new opportunity! 4 playwrights will be selected to develop their plays with us over the course of 2020, culminating in a rehearsed reading in London in …

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Play Submissions Helper: 28 playwriting opportunities with December deadlines

Play Submissions Helper have published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in December 2019. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but you can click through to peruse the whole list of playwriting opportunities. Deadline: various throughout December …

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With Flying Colours – A Theatre Commission, Theatre Royal Plymouth (paid)

With Flying Colours is an exciting new play-making programme for young people in areas of low cultural engagement and high deprivation in Plymouth. Working in local schools, children will co-create plays based on their own ideas and words supported by professional writers. Each school will develop their ideas into performance pieces which will pop up …

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Trigger seeking writers to work on podcast

Imaginary Advice is an experimental storytelling podcast, produced by Ross Sutherland. Starting in 2014, it won the British Podcast Award for Fiction and was listed as one of the “10 Fiction Podcasts That Shaped the Genre” by vulture.com. To date, Imaginary Advice has had over 70k downloads, attracting audiences from poetry, theatre, radio and film. …

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Nottingham Light Night Seeking Existing Environmental Themed Poetry and Writing

Nottingham Light Night are seeking existing poetry or short prose that has been written in Nottingham, related to the theme ‘Life on Earth’ including environment, sustainability and nature. The selected works (or lines from it) will be used during the publicity campaign for the event, including in the printed brochure and even on the side …

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RADA Shortcourses: Advances in Scriptwriting

Dates 14 Feb – 3 Apr 2020 (8 weeks) Time Fridays evenings, 6.30-9.30pm Cost £400 Ages 18+ Location London, WC1 RADA has been offering Advances in Scriptwriting annually for over 20 years. The course provides original approaches to essential techniques such as making a scene, subtext, use of time/place, and structure. There is a high level of imaginative but accessible …

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Flux writers workshop (one spot left!!)

FlUX GYM writers workshop. All writers need is a 6 page scene (max), 3 character max and they will be teamed up with an exciting emerging director and a group of actors. As part of the FLUX GYM. Cost : £20 Date and time : THURS, 12th Dec (10-1pm) Writers can book here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=826075&stype=41&sTG=27&prodId=100017 Deadline: …

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Cyborphic – Science Fiction Theatre Network & Workshop

Science Fiction Theatre Network & Workshop 2 December 2019 Cyborphic is excited to be hosting a networking event and two sci-fi workshops (the first on AI & Creativity, the second on Sci-Fi Theatre). These workshops will be of interest to anyone interested in science fiction scriptwriting. We particularly encourage playwrights and theatremakers to attend. The …

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Write Theatre – 4 Day courses on the art of Writing for Theatre

WRITE THEATRE is a series of unique, intensive courses for emerging theatre writers run by established playwrights. As well as working with the tutors, all participants have extracts from work in progress workshopped and rehearsed with very experienced professional actors. Dates:Spring 2020 Write Theatre course will take place in the theatre space at The Cockpit over …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 22 November 2019

Want to support LPB? Become a member! 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 grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (No deadline). …

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