Winner of Bruntwood Prize announced – Anna Jordan for ‘Yen’

Anna Jordan has been announced as the winner of the 2013 Bruntwood Prize, which she received for her script Yen.  She takes home a £16,000 grand prize. Three runners up, winners of the Judges’ Awards, will receive £8,000 each to recognize their achievement: Katharine Chandler for Bird Luke Norris for So Here We Are Chris …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 22 November 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Pokfulham Rd Productions seeking playwright for collaboration (fluent Korean required) – No deadline posted   Applications open for Artist’s Residency with Traverse Theatre – Deadline: 25 November 2013 IdeasTap: accepting creative writing submissions …

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Screen Yorkshire inviting applications for National Film Talent Scheme – Triangle 2014

Triangle 2014 is a ten month development scheme that will develop new ‘triangles’ between writers, directors and producers within the UK film industry. This national scheme has been managed by Screen Yorkshire for three years and selects applicants who form teams, participate in a series of development workshops and are mentored by industry experts. Triangle …

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Bush Theatre submissions window (proposals only!) opens today

The Bush Theatre’s Autumn/Winter submission window will be open from 21st November 2013 and closes at 5pm on 20th December 2013.  In an interesting twist, the Bush is only looking for proposals for developing work, part of their efforts to reach out to a wider range of theatremakers.  (This is in line with recent changes …

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West Avenue Theatre Company seeking plays for ‘Briefs’ scratch night

Submissions are open now for The West Avenue Theatre Company’s next scratch night, Briefs – which will be on Wednesday, 15 January 2014.  The event will return to the Rosemary Branch for another one-off evening of short, relatively light-hearted plays by emerging writers, directed by emerging directors and performed by emerging actors.  What to submit:  …

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National Student Drama Festival 2014 (age 16-25, £98 entry fee)

The National Student Drama Festival will feature performances, workshops, discussions, masterclasses and entertainment in venues across Scarborough, including the Stephen Joseph Theatre, University of Hull Scarborough Campus and the Scarborough Spa. NSDF14 will run from 12-18 April 2014. What to submit:  If you are aged 16-25 and involved with a UK-based theatrical production taking place …

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Undeb Theatre seeking Summer Festivals Script Submission

Undeb Theatre is offering IdeasTap members the opportunity to pitch a script idea for its festival in 2014. What to submit:  To apply, you should prepare a script treatment of no more than 1,000 words.  Script ideas must adhere to the following rules: There must only be two characters The characters must be Welsh The characters …

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Graeae announces writers selected for ‘Write to Play’

Graeae has announced the writers selected for Write to Play, its new playwriting scheme, which aims to provide opportunities to deaf and disabled writers. The scheme will be run by Graeae in partnership with the National Theatre Studio, Royal Court, and Soho Theatre. The writers in 2013/14 will be: Sean Burn, Amy Bethan Evans, Rosaleen …

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Arundel Festival Theatre Trail 2014

Writers are invited to submit plays for the Arundel Festival Theatre Trail, conceived and presented by Drip Action Theatre Company, now in its fourteenth year. It performs at the end of August, on each of the Festival’s eight days, eight short plays at eight different venues all over Arundel – this year, for example, in …

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