Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 4 April 2020

Want to support LPB? Become a member! 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).  Opportunities are grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (No deadline). …

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Mercury Monologues in association with Josef Weinberger Plays

The Mercury Theatre and Josef Weinberger are joining forces once again, following their successful partnership on the 2018 Mercury Weinberger Playwriting Prize, to discover a new cohort of talent by engaging with aspiring writers and creatives during these uncertain times. Mercury Monologues in association with Josef Weinberger Ltd will see hopefuls submit a short monologue, …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: LPW presents…Write with us!

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: LPW presents…Write with us! Description: Need some writing inspiration during these weird and worrying times? We’ve …

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NHB Playgroup: read a play for free and take part in Q&A with the writer

Read and discuss one free play a week, followed by a Q&A with the writer. Theatres may be closed right now, but The NHB Playgroup is OPEN – so join them to discover and discuss fantastic contemporary drama by today’s most exciting writers, available to read completely for free. Each Wednesday during the coronavirus shutdown, …

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New Diorama – North Star Project

New Diorama have always worked to support the best artists and companies through difficult times – now, in this moment of crisis, they want to throw our support open to whoever needs it across the sector. Bringing together insights and knowledge from  partners and contacts at Arts Council England, the London Assembly, and other funding …

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Homotopia seed commissions (paid)

Homotopia is encouraging LGBTQIA artists to celebrate Queer Art Always. They are offering seed commissions, ranging from £250 to £1,000 each. They are looking for positive and imaginative ways for our audience to engage via non-traditional platforms, suitable for the current climate. They are especially interested in art that will reach across spatial divides, making those …

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