Month: May 2014

Theatre by Numbers accepting submissions for script development project

Chosen Words is a project designed to support and develop new theatre writing in the North West. Workshops will take place in Preston but you don’t have to be based there to apply. 6 writers will be chosen to develop a first draft working towards a production ready script. With mentoring from award winning writer …

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Lincoln Performing Arts Centre accepting scripts

Script This is the East Midlands’ playwriting initiative for new, emerging and established playwrights. Launched by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, they are accepting ten minutes of scripts from writers (you do not have to live in the East Midlands). Up to six scripts are selected for professional treatment by a professional director and a team of …

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Theatre Royal Stratford East launches Musical Theatre Initiative

Theatre Royal Stratford East is accepting submissions for their Musical Theatre Initiative Taster Weekend, an opportunity for singers, songwriters, musicians, writers and all other professional artists to bring their creative skills together and create a different way of telling stories for the stage. The weekend would offer artists the chance to work with the Artistic …

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Storylining for Continuing Drama Workshop with Kathleen Beedles

Two IdeasTap members will win a place on a Storylining for Continuing Drama Workshop led by BAFTA-nominated executive producer Kathleen Beedles. The full-day practical workshop on the craft of storylining normally costs £250. The ability to turn story ideas into long-running plotlines has underpinned the careers of successful script editors, writers, producers and commissioners. The two winners …

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Mardibooks accepting one-act plays for e-book

Mardibooks is giving up to 30 IdeasTap members the opportunity to have their one-act, one-person plays published in an online anthology. Up to 30 IdeasTap members will be selected to become Mardiwriters and to have their pieces published in an IdeasTap/Mardibooks one-act play e-book anthology sold on Amazon. Mardibooks is looking for one-act, one-person plays of …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 2 May 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). Rosebery Management accepting short film scripts for 30th anniversary – Deadline: none posted New York Television Festival at BAFTA Forum – Deadline: event scheduled for 25 April 2014 Chesil Theatre Company accepting …

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