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300 Thoughts for Theatremakers by Russell Lucas

Russell Lucas has challenged himself to interview 300 theatremakers over the next couple of years and has created a brand new theatre channel in order to record the study of these different paths artists take into performance making. The interviews, or ‘thoughts’ seek to unpack, share and ultimately make sense of people’s different perspectives and …

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Middle Child inviting script submissions for full length plays

Middle Child are once again inviting script submissions as they look to form relationships with new writers over the next few years. They are keen to meet writers who have an interest in the socio-political function of theatre and who are interested in making work which reaches beyond the usual theatre crowd. While music is a …

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Bread & Roses Theatre seeking 5 short pieces of new writing

The Bread & Roses Theatre (Clapham, South London) is looking for 5 pieces of new writing for their next in-house page to stage new writing night The Platform. As the original project that triggered the eventual launch of The Bread & Roses Theatre, #ThePlatform has been running since 2012. Criteria new writing up to 15 minutes duration …

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Weekly video tutorials on writing up until National Writing Day (24th June)

Each week National Writing Day will be sharing a video tutorial and highlighting some resources from their partners. Look out for new tutorials each week between now and National Writing Day on 24th June. Happy writing! This week their free weekly tutorial sees Hull-based poet and playwright Vicky Foster lead us through an exercise all about …

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Dublin Pride Virtual Event accepting 60 second monologues or verses expressing acceptance

This is an invitation to create a piece of writing (monologue or verse) that expresses acceptance, celebration or the joy of speaking truth out loud for a Dublin Pride Virtual Event – Rainbow Poetry and Prose. Please send a 60 second MP4 video of yourself reading your writing using only your own original work, with …

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Work-in-Development Submissions for the John Thaw Studio at The Actors Centre

The John Thaw Studio is an intimate black box studio with a capacity of 55, located in The Actors Centre, London. The Actors Centre is the UK’s leading professional development organisation, supporting actors and creative talent throughout their careers. The John Thaw Studio is a home for new writing and offers a year-round programme of …

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Tamasha Theatre Company hosting three-hour online workshop (via Zoom)

Tamasha Theatre Company is hosting a three-hour online workshop (via Zoom) for beginners with the aim to introduce some basic principles of dramatic storytelling, and demystify some key terms. What is the difference between Story, Plot and Narrative? Or between Objective and Motivation? Why is character Action important and how is it built up to generate …

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BBC Writersroom hosting a live Q&A webinar with Neil Forsyth

BBC Writersroom is hosting a live Q&A webinar with Neil Forsyth, writer of Guilt, Eric, Ernie and Me and Bob Servant on Friday 15th May at 12.30pm for one hour. Neil was recently nominated in the Best Writer category at the Royal Television Society Awards 2020 for Guilt. Neil has also previously won a Royal Television Society Award, and has been nominated for a …

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Mixing It Up Productions accepting submissions for 2020 spring playwrights’ competition

Mixing It Up Productions is looking for plays for their 2020 spring playwrights’ competition. They encourage playwrights to take this opportunity to showcase their work to professionals in the theatre industry by entering. Submission is FREE. You can submit your play by going to https://www.miuprod.com/news/ Deadline: 12th June 2020 Source: UK PLAYWRITING Facebook