Opportunities

Opportunities weekly round-up: 14 March 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). All the Pigs Theatre running a script writing workshop (£50/£40 concs) – Workshop date: 15 March 2014 Plain Sight – call for submissions for children’s project – Deadline: 16 March 2014 The …

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Sixteen Feet Productions accepting short plays (Lambeth based writers only)

Sixteen Feet Productions present an opportunity for aspiring and emerging writers to showcase new work. They welcome submissions from anyone who lives, works or studies in Lambeth. There is also a category for young writers of 21 and under. The selected plays will be rehearsed with a professional cast and director and staged as part of …

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IdeasTap accepting submissions on theme of ‘Apocalypse’

The latest IdeasTap quarterly brief is now open for submissions.There will be a first (£250), second (£100) and third (£50) prize.  The brief: “Capitalism in crisis! Political unrest! Climate change! Antibiotic resistance! Do you ever feel like we’re basically doomed as a species?  Well, what are you waiting for: stock up on canned goods and run for the hills because the …

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Short plays required for TAPSO (new writing event)

The Art of Putting Shorts On (TAPSO) is a new writing event, currently accepting submissions for its’ second performance. Are you an aspiring writer? Would you like to see you work performed on stage? Would you benefit from working alongside other like-minded individuals? After the success of the first TAPSO event back in November, the second …

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BAREtruth Theatre looking for full length scripts

BAREtruth Theatre’s first staged readings were produced at Southwark Playhouse and The Pleasance last November in collaboration with Theatre Uncut. They are now seeking new plays for their first full length show. They are looking for plays which fit in with their vision as a company as outlined below: Speak what we feel, not what …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 7 March 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). Creative competition on the theme of LOVE (£250 prize), IdeasTap Editors Brief – Deadline:  7 March 2014 at 5pm Volunteers required for script reading events – Deadline: 7 March 2014 Writer required …

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Volunteers required for script reading events

*This one is not a writing opportunity as such, but could be useful for networking…* Enthusiastic about supporting emerging writers ? Interested in Marketing/Publicity/Events Management ?ScriptReadEast is a script- reading showcase event supporting emerging writers to showcase their film, theatre, TV or radio script , read by professional actors to a live audience. They are …

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The Tagore Centre – open call for writer in residence/artist

  The Tagore Centre UK holds a substantial archive of books, photographs, CD’s and visual art relating to Rabindranath Tagore. The main centre is in North London and there is also a branch in Glasgow. They are now looking for an artist, curator or writer to immerse themselves in this archive and respond to it. The …

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Plain Sight – call for submissions for children’s project

Plain Sight is calling for submissions for new writers and show devisors for a new project aimed at young children in the UK.Your piece should be aimed for children aged in the range of 3-8  (Key stages – Early years  to 1 and 2), and would ideally incorporate some part of the national curriculum, but …

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