Opportunities

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NYU’s New Plays for Young Audiences seeks new unpublished and unproduced scripts for young audiences (ages 4-21) for their 18th season, June 2015.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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IdeasTap/ HighTide masterclass on how to apply for Grants for the Arts Funding

Ok, so this one’s not strictly a ‘writing opportunity’,  but it could be useful if you’re considering producing your own work… HighTide is giving up to 32 IdeasTap members the opportunity to attend a two-hour masterclass on how to apply for Grants for the Arts funding from the Arts Council. The session will be led …

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BBC Writersroom Writers Prize – accepting scripts for radio

For the second year BBC Radio has joined forces with BBC Writersroom to launch The Writer’s Prize: an innovative and prestigious new writing award for Radio Drama. The Writer’s Prize wants to commission the best ideas across the Radio 3 and 4 networks. They are looking for bold, original new stories with characters that will …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 22 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). Hampshire County Council seeking Writer in Residence (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014 Freelance scriptwriters required for children’s educational project (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014 Writer in Residence, Plymouth University and Literature Works – Deadline: 26 …

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Feature Film screenplay mentoring from IdeasTap

Three IdeasTap members will receive six months of mentoring from development executive Alexandra Arlango (Cowboy Films, Ruby Films, Qwerty Films) with the aim of producing a first draft screenplay ready to be sent to agents and producers by the end of the mentoring period. This brief is aimed at people intending to develop a new …

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Behind the Bikeshed: accepting sketches inspired by the Beatles for London showcase

Behind The Bikeshed are a London based non-profit sketch collective. Off the back of their sell-out show in May, “Midnight in the Garden” they are now back with a new show for October and they want to showcase your sketches! This time they are looking for any sketches inspired by any song of the Beatles, …

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