Opportunities

The Bread & Roses (Clapham) seeking short plays

The Bread & Roses Theatre in Clapham is dedicated to putting on new writing and would love to hear from playwrights who have theatre pieces they would like to see staged! They are currently accepting short plays for the next Platform on the 1st of November 2014.  This will also be the official launch of The Bread & Roses Theatre as a …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 5 September 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). RAaW YPTC seeking playwright (paid) – deadline 5 September at 5pm Scriptwriters required for online video – Deadline: 7 September 2014 The 404th Wall commissioning creative 404 error pages (paid) – Deadline: 15 …

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Write Angles (Southend Playwriting Festival) seeking entries for 2015 (£5 entry fee, £250 prize)

Write Angles – formerly the Southend Playwriting Festival 2015 – is now looking for entries.  The Festival, entering its fifth year, will present selected plays as rehearsed readings at the Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea, Essex, UK. What to submit:  In 2015 there will be 3 submission categories: Comedy Drama Young Writers (16-25 yrs of …

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The 404th Wall commissioning creative 404 error pages (paid)

The 404th Wall is commissioning new media responses to the idea of the 404 error page. Prompt:  What brings us closer potentially tears us apart: this is the underlying theme of The 404-th Wall, an experimental springboard of new platforms for participatory and new media practices. Hosted by The NewBridge Project and spearheaded by artists …

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Arts Centre Group Playwriting Competition (£10 entry fee, £100-300 prize)

ACG announces its own playwriting competition with two drama awards for innovative play and creative play scripts, 40 to 50 minutes in length. There is no fixed subject but it should in some way reflect the human condition. The two awards are: The Julian Battersby Award for young playwrights under the age of 30. Prize …

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New York University seeking New Plays for Young Audiences

NYU’s New Plays for Young Audiences seeks new unpublished and unproduced scripts for young audiences (ages 4-21) for their 18th season, June 2015. Submission Guidelines:  Please include your name, the name of the play, and where wetheycan contact you. They prefer receiving scripts via email, but will accept them by post.  Also include in your submission your goals for …

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RAaW YPTC seeking playwright (paid) – note short deadline 5/9/14!

RAaw are looking for a writer to take on the challenge of writing a 30 – 40 min long short play (including songs that you DON’T have to write) based on the true lives of young people through the ages who have been inspiring. They are looking for a writer who is experienced in writing dialogue for …

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theatrelab accepting scripts

Theatrelab, based in Bath Spa, brings together creative from a range of experience and disciplines (producers, actors, writers, designers, musicians etc) to for a theatrelab community that stimulates ideas and creates new performance. Theatrelab holds monthly meetings to workshop new scripts, offering a regular opportunity to meet other creatives, exchange ideas and initiate collaborations. They …

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Fractured Lines call out for script for writers night

Fractured Lines are looking for writers that have a play or an excerpt of one of a play for four actors, of no longer than 25 minutes, based on one of the themes from the next theme list. Blaggards presents a lively collection of plays from selected emerging, up and coming writers in this fast …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 29 August 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). Golden Lane Films call for scripts, IdeasTap – Deadline: 29 August 2014 Etch seeking submissions for scratch night at the Peckham Pelican – Deadline: 29 August 2014 Progressive Playwright seeking short plays for themed …

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