Writer Development Manager (Maternity Cover), Writing East Midlands

Writing East Midlands (WEM), the literature development agency for the region, is hiring a Writer Development Manager.  This key role involves working to develop the creative and professional practices of writers at various stages of their careers, creating opportunities for them to engage with new audiences and communities, and managing related projects. Find out more …

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Writer Commission (The Child’s View Project), Changing Relations C.I.C (paid)

Arts education company, Changing Relations, are seeking to commission a writer committed to socially engaged / participatory practice to work collaboratively with an existing group of young people – in Bensham, Gateshead. The commissioned writer will shape the young people’s individual stories into a collective narrative that will be used in an illustrated book and …

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Silent Uproar – Writer Support Plan for Northern Writers

Writer Support Plan 2020-2021 What is it: Award-winning Hull company Silent Uproar is releasing £20,000 to support brilliant, bold and exciting Northern playwrights (anyone who was born, raised or lives in the North of England). Year-Long Support Selected playwrights will receive year-long support and up to £3000 to develop a new play with Silent Uproar, as well …

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Reflex Theatre Norwich seeking submissions for short form scratch night

Reflex Theatre in Norwich are returning with their successful online Short Form Scratch Night format and they are accepting new submissions. They are inviting writers to send in the First page, Last page and Synopsis of their script and the Reflex Theatre ensemble will improvise the gaps. To submit your work, email submissions@reflextheatre.co.uk and, if chosen, your pieces …

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Ink Festival – Writing Opportunities

INK is welcoming new short scripts for stage and radio from writers aged 25 and under for the 2021 INK Festival. Writers must be based in the UK or have links with East Anglia. There are multiple categories including New Short Play, Theme Play, Radio Play and Under 18. One script submission limit per writer. Chosen scripts …

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JW3 commissioning up to 5 artists for site-specific immersive theatre

JW3 are looking to commission up to 5 emerging artists/performers/theatre-makers to create a new, short site-specific piece of performance for an evening of immersive theatre at our newly re-opened venue on Sunday 29th November 2020. The performances will be informed by Jewish themes, culture and history. Apply here! https://bit.ly/2D4JQmA Deadline: 14 August 2020 Source: direct contact

LPW Play Club 2020: Play #4 – As You Like It by William Shakespeare

And last but not least… So far over Play Club 2020, we’ve had the privilege of reading hundreds of fantastic new works, making choosing each winning work incredibly difficult. We’ve had four brilliant new winning pieces over the past year and we were astounded by the high level of quality displayed in the last submission …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 31 July 2020

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: SLAMinutes – SLAMinutes does Mental Health through the pandemic

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: SLAMinutes – SLAMinutes does Mental Health through the pandemic Description: SLAMinutes does Mental Health (through …

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Online playwriting courses with Rosa Torr

CURRENT PLAYWRITING COURSES (August-September 2020) COURSE 1: BEGINNERS PLAYWRITING  In this course you will begin a new play and embark on a process towards a first draft of a script. Starting with discovering your idea and into genre, themes, character development, the form and shape of the work. You will benefit from sharing work with …

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