Poleroid: Play In – Series 2 (Brand new masterclass opportunities for students)

POLEROID : PLAY IN – SERIES 2 The sell out sessions connecting emerging artists with some of the UK’s HOTTEST theatre makers are BACK and bigger than ever. WATCH THE TRAILER NOW! An Introduction to… Starting a theatre company & producing your first show Back by popular demand with Old Vic 12 Producer Molly Roberts Wednesday, …

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Pentabus CSRC Writer in Residence Bursary – Applications now open

Applications are now open for the third CSRC Writer in Residence Bursary. Pentabus are looking for an emerging writer to become their third Clive and Sylvia Richards Charity Writer in Residence. The Bursary supports a professional playwright in the early stage of their career, giving the recipient the opportunity to spend up to a year …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 3 June 2020

Want to support us?  Become a member today for less than £4! Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities and news. Make sure you never miss an opportunity. Sign up for our email list to get the weekly roundup direct to your inbox!  Featured posts:   **Update: Covid-19 and our work**  Lockdown Limbo: 5 tips for writing in …

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Play Submissions Helper: 35 Opportunities with July Deadlines

Play Submissions Helper have published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in May 2020. As usual, we’ve already picked and posted the ones we’ve found most relevant (most of these are based in the US), but you can click through to peruse the whole list of playwriting opportunities.   Deadline: various throughout …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: BBC TV Drama Writers’ Programme open for applications

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: TV Drama Writers’ Programme open for applications Description: The BBC’s annual Drama Writers’ Programme is …

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Green Carnation Company: Queer All About It Script Call Out (Paid)

QUEER ALL ABOUT IT SCRIPT CALL OUT: MY QUEER FAMILY Green Carnation Company are looking for script submissions for the first of our QUEER ALL ABOUT IT short film commissions. They are looking for writers to respond to the theme ‘My Queer Family’ exploring what family can mean for LGBTQ+ people. This can be about LGBTQ+ parenting …

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Raze the Space Theatre LA seeking monologues on theme of ‘pandemic’ for international plays festival

Los Angeles based RAZE THE SPACE THEATRE ENSEMBLE’s ten-minute international plays festival will go ahead in 2020. It will NOT be a play festival or reading on Zoom, but feature a series of monologues performed by different actors, filmed in physical theatre spaces, and broadcast at a later date. RAZE is currently operating within an …

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Hope Mill Theatre Through the Mill Playwriting Competition

Hope Mill Theatre is launching its first ever Playwrighting Prize, with the finalists getting the opportunity of mentorship with award winning writer Jonathan Harvey (Beautiful Thing, Hushabye Mountain). Through the Mill is an exciting new opportunity for writers to have their work fully produced by and at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester. We hope that …

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