Ghost Dog Productions seeking 10 minute plays about FEARS

Ghost Dog Productions are looking for 10min short plays for their next Playground New Writing Showcase. The theme is FEARS. No other rules other than consider the fact that it’s on a small stage in a tiny theatre with limited tech capabilities. How to apply:  Email your scripts to new_writing@confugium.com. Please state which theme you are …

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Chichester Young Playwrights open to submissions (age 16-25)

Chichester Festival Theatre (CFT) and New Writing South (NWS) are teaming up for a sixth year to run the inspirational and influential Chichester Young Playwrights! CFT and NWS will select 16 young writers aged between 16- 25 year olds to help them develop their knowledge and skill as playwrights. You will work with a professional playwright across a …

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Gatton Community Theatre seeking scripts for youth company

Gatton Community Theatre is seeking scripts for their youth company to explore in their October half term theatre week, presenting a showcase of work on the Friday night. This is an opportunity for our young actors aged 12 to 25 to experience different writing styles and topics, and for emerging writers to test out material in …

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Opportunity for Professional Editorial Read of Your Work By The Literary Consultancy

Spread the Word is delighted to be part of The Literary Consultancy’s Free Editorial Read Scheme for 2014. If you are a London-based writer on a low income and can’t afford to pay for an editorial read of your work then you should apply.  You will get professional feedback on your creative work from the highly regarded …

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SCI-FEST LA accepting submissions of short plays

SCI-FEST LA: The 2nd Annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival is now accepting submissions for their next festival scheduled for May, 2015. Sci-Fest welcomes international submissions from outside the U.S.A. Last year’s festival featured a cast of over 40 actors including Tony-Winner L. Scott Caldwell (“Lost”), Dean Haglund (“The X-Files”), James Kyson (“Heroes”), …

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Maya Productions seeks writer for SUPERHEROES: SOUTH OF THE RIVER (paid)

Maya Productions are looking for a writer to create a new piece of professional theatre for teenage audiences to tour to schools in London in 2015/16. Combining martial arts, comic book storytelling, and theatre, the play will focus on the creation of a new team of South London Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic superheroes and …

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Royal Court Introduction to Playwriting Group open to submissions

In Fall 2014, The Royal Court Theatre will be running two Introduction to Playwriting groups, both of them intended to help playwrights at an early stage of their career to develop their skills. The groups are small in number and are a friendly and supportive environment in which playwrights can engage with their peers, develop their craft, …

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Mikron Writers Scheme seeking writers

Mikron, the country’s most prolific touring company, is looking for writers. The Mikron Writers Scheme has been set up to widen the pool of writing talent, in order to meet the specific demands of this unique 43-year-old theatre company.  Selected writers will participate in a tailor-made development process, working alongside professional dramaturgs, directors and actors, …

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Greenhorn Short Film Festival scriptwriting consultations

After the continued success of 2013 the Greenhorn Festival is back and looking for short film submissions for this years festival. Greenhorn Short Film Festival was founded to celebrate new and emerging filmmaking talent with an unusual slant. They are currently accepting submissions for FREE one-on-one Scriptwriting consultations with London Film School‘s MA Scriptwriting tutor Jonathan Hourigan, on Sunday …

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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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