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Call for Proposals for The Space’s Spring Season

The Space is looking for proposals for the One Festival, a showcase of solo performances.  Now in its 5th year, the One Festival has become an annual highlight at the Isle of Dogs theatre. The festival will run from 11th – 22nd January 2017 at the Space. You don’t need to have a performer or a director …

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Free Theatre Making/Writing Workshop at Hackney Museum

Theatre Making/Writing Workshop inspired by ‘People Power’ Thursday 27 October 2016 from 18:00 to 19:30 Hackney Museum – 1 Reading Lane, London, E8 1GQ Join actor and playwright Yolanda Mercy for a theatre making workshop at Hackney Museum exploring past events that inspired a whole generation of poets, writers, storytellers and actors. About the workshop:  In their …

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Free R&D space at Diorama for BAMER theatre companies

New Diorama and Diorama Arts Studio‘s BAMER Companies Project will provide free rehearsal and development space for Black, Asian, Minority Ethic and Refugee focused or led theatre companies for up to 30 weeks a year. They are looking to develop and work with new artists and are offering free access to the space. Eligibility: A theatre company which is Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic or Refugee focused …

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Call out for Writer/Dramaturg for Puppetry/Theatre Commission (£4000 commission)

The Imagine programme is commissioning a piece of theatre designed for an audience of older people in care homes. The show will be immersive, interactive and participatory and will include puppetry and music/movement. The final outcome will be showcased within the intimate settings of up to 5 care homes on a mini tour in the …

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Applications open to join the Writers Club of Directors Cut (£70/term)

The Writers Club is a unique club for playwrights, where writers come together to develop their scripts, learn, share and inspire. In association with Directors Cut Theatre Company. Dates:  Starting in October. Sessions are fortnightly on Saturdays 11am – 1pm at Calder Bookshop & Theatre, Waterloo, London. Workshops are run by Artistic Director Heather Ward who has an …

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Storylab Evening Class (£215 fee)

Storylab is a course led by Jonathan Young, a scriptwriter, dramaturg and theatre-maker who has crafted original stories for 20+ years and has successfully taught Storylab to over 100 students at LISPA in London and Berlin over the past 3 years. The course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to craft compelling, dramatic or comic stories – fiction …

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Write to Play Seeking D/deaf or disabled Midlands based Writers (Paid)

Write to Play is an exciting new initiative from Graeae Theatre Company to cultivate and promote Deaf and disabled writers. The new writing partners this year will be Curve Leicester, Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the Belgrade Theatre Coventry. The programme consists of: – a five day course exploring approaches to writing for performance — six half day classes from some of the …

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Fin Kennedy and David Edgar Review the State of arts funding at London Writers’ Week

In Battalions: State of the Industry round table discussion. The title of this event promised a round table discussion. However, there was no such table of adequate size given the amount of people who attended to add their voice to the debate. The reason for such a high turnout was because London Writers Week was …

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GRANTS FOR THE ARTS: TOP TIPS FROM THE ARTS COUNCIL FOR FUNDING YOUR WORK

In our third post from London Writers’ Week, we round up some advice from Arts Council England on how to apply for their Grants for the Arts programme. — This year London Writers’ Week featured a discussion with Arts Council England about their Grants for the Arts programme – a vital funding lifeline to any emerging …

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Scene Gym Seeking Writers to Workshop New Material

Run by Artistic Director Julia Taylor and Co-producer Tim Cook, Scene Gym launches on 4th August 2016 from 10am-1pm at The Old Vic Workrooms in Bermondsey. What is it? Scene Gym brings together actors, writers and directors to workshop new material. How to Apply: Email scenegym@gmail.com for more information in how to take part and send scene …

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