Kimberley Andrews

Learn with London Playwrights -a new series of resources on theatre & playwriting coming soon!

Learn with London Playwrights is a series of podcast style lectures, resources, and workshops covering all things theatre related! Want to find out more about your favourite musical? Fancy a discussion on Fleabag? Or want to brush up on Brecht? The Learn with London Playwrights series is for everyone! Maybe your background isn’t in theatre …

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Play Submissions Helper: 35 Play Submissions Opps with May deadlines

Play Submissions Helper have published their monthly roundup of opportunities, featuring those with deadlines in May 2021. 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 opportunities here.   Deadline: various throughout …

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Farnham Malthings-award of up to £10,000 to create a new piece of theatre for libraries

Farnham Maltings and NRTF are inviting proposals from those who want to create theatre for libraries. They are looking for ideas that are enticing and relevant and that might not look like theatre; it might be based in variety, comedy, or escape rooms. The work should be able to happen within the library space and …

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Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize- for comedy scripts (entry fee £20)

The Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize provide a great platform for new comedy plays and writers across the UK. To qualify for the prize, scripts must be original, unperformed and funny! The Prize is judged anonymously, meaning the reading and judging panels do not know the identities of the writers until a winner has been chosen. …

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Freedom Studios- Introduction to Playwriting Course 2021

Freedom Studios will host an 8 week ‘Introduction to Playwriting Course’ this Summer and would love to hear from creative writers who would like to have a first go at playwriting. Interested applicants must be 18 or over with little or no experience of writing for theatre (the screen or the stage). As a Bradford …

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Writer in Residency: Studio of Sanctuary, Corridor8 & The Art House Wakefield

Corridor8 and The Art House Wakefield invite proposals from writers based in the North of England to work with Iranian printmaker Mohammad Barrangi. The Art House is the first Studio of Sanctuary in the UK, providing time, space and support for professional artists who are seeking asylum in the UK or who have refugee status. …

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Expression of Interest – Writer, Nornen Project

What: Devised production telling the story of the Nornen When: R&D October 2021, full production Summer 2022 Where: Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset Who: Professional cast alongside community outreach performers Producer: Corrinne Curtis Inviting Expressions of Interest for a new devised project telling the story of the wrecking and rescue of the Nornen in 1897. The production will be devised in October and …

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The Customs House – PLAY Callout for scripts

The Customs House in South Tyneside is thrilled to be able to offer a new opportunity for five writers to have 15 minutes of their play performed as a rehearsed reading by professional actors as part of an evening of new writing on Friday 11 June at 7.30pm. They are seeking submissions which fit the brief, …

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Flux Screenwriters Lab

  9 Writers. 5 Weeks. 1 Short Film. x5 (120 Min) sessions Complete a short film Receive written feedback and industry advice Led by acclaimed writer Freddie Machin This rapid-write course will equip any budding writer to finish a short film.   Details and book: https://www.fluxgym.co.uk/screenwriters-lab Dates: 12th May – 16th June (Every Wednesday, 6-8pm) Source: …

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Opportunities – Weekly Round-up: 7 May 2021

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