NEWS: The Albany Arts Centre holding £1 ticket sale this Friday!

The Albany arts centre in south-east London is to release a batch of tickets costing £1 for each of its 30 shows in their spring season. The dedicated market stall on Deptford High Street, this Friday 6th Dec, will be selling the £1 tickets, with remaining tickets being released on their website later that day. Read the full …

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CLF Art Cafe seek writers for scratch night

The CLF Art Café / aka The Bussey Building calls for submissions for their first ever scratch festival in March 2014.  Have you got a brilliant new piece of theatre, spoken word, comedy or cabaret act?  If so, the CLF Art Café is offering emerging artists the opportunity to submit wild and wonderful pieces of new …

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NEWS: Adrian Pagan Playwright Award winner announced

The King’s Head Theatre in London has named Thomas Pickles as the inaugural winner of its Adrian Pagan Playwright Award, given for a new play by a theatre professional who does not describe themselves as a playwright. Pickles won the prize for his piece, Dead Party Animals. Read the full article in The Stage. Source: The Stage …

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Ghost Dog Productions seeking 10 minute plays

Ghost Dog Productions is running a new writing night on 20th-22nd Jan at The Horse & Stables in Waterloo, London and they are looking for contributors. They require 10 minute plays on the theme ‘beginnings’. There are no other rules to consider except for the fact that the performance will take place on a small …

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Wanted – writer for young people for arts project

The project: The Box is a new collaboration between Stoke-on-Trent Libraries and B Arts aimed at 9-13 year olds and their families and funded by Arts Council England and local partners. Part-theatre piece, part digital workspace, it will tour libraries and other venues in Stoke-on-Trent over the next three years and will consist of two …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 29 November 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Pokfulham Rd Productions seeking playwright for collaboration (fluent Korean required) – No deadline posted Bubble and Squeak Collective seeking plays to workshop – No deadline posted IdeasTap: accepting creative writing submissions on theme …

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Tell Tales 2014 – Submissions open

Jackdaw are pleased to announce that their successful scratch night, Tell Tales will return in 2014. A unique collection of short plays, poetry, music and art, written, created and performed by a range of playwrights, musicians, actors, directors and artists, Tell Tales encourages artists from different disciplines to work together to create exciting and challenging …

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Jerwood/ Arvon mentoring sheme accepting applications

The Jerwood/Arvon Mentoring Scheme is open for applications from writers who attended an Arvon course in 2013.  If this applies to you, read on… This unique opportunity offers nine writers the chance to be guided for one year by a successful and established writer. Three writers will be selected in each of the genres of …

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IdeasTap Underbelly award 2014

IdeasTap are working with Underbelly and some of their performing arts partners to take a season of their members’ best work to next year’s Edinburgh Fringe. The scheme will offer funding and support for new plays or pieces of theatre to be produced at the fringe. IdeasTap will be putting £25000 towards the scheme while Underbelly …

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£1000 bursaries available for Brighton Fringe projects (IdeasTap)

IdeasTap are offering four funds of £1000 for members taking work to next year’s Brighton Fringe. This could include cabaret, comedy, dance, music, theatre, literature and visual arts. They want to see ambitious projects with more than three performers and there should be at least five people in your company. So, although this is not …

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