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Opportunities – Weekly Round-up: 26 February 2021

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: London Playwrights’ Workshop: Member Submissions Window – Send us your Plays!

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: London Playwrights’ Workshop: Member Submissions Window – Send us your Plays! Description: We’re really excited …

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Young Writers Forge- Northern Broadsides

A free playwriting group for new writers aged 16-25 in the North of England. No previous experience required! Northern Broadsides are passionate about two things: stories and the North. Ever since their first production of Richard III in 1992, they have believed in the power of Northern voices. In 2021, they believe in the same …

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The Arch 468 Hope Prize (£10k commission)

The Arch 468 Hope Prize is a new £10,000 writing commission. Hope is the fuel that drives every innovation, every attempt to advance the sum of human knowledge, every revolution and every leap of faith. Arch 468 are working to ensure that hope is not allowed to fade from public discourse. Arch 468 are looking …

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LGBTQ+ Playwriting Course with James McDermott £108/£72

Join James McDermott, experienced LGBTQ+ playwright, poet and creative writing teacher, for a workshop series (6 sessions) aimed at helping you generate dramatic stories and structure play scripts. Suitable for emerging playwrights or writers who want to try out this format. Course runs 8/3/21 – 19/4/21. Max 12 Places. For more details and booking go …

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Cosmopolitan Short Film Festival

Cosmopolitan is continuing to accept submissions to our international short film festival dedicated to short films from around the world. Cosmopolitan by name and nature, we encourage diversity and multi-cultural short films. We aim to reflect the international filmmaking community in our showcase no matter the experience or subject matter. The annual screening will take …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing- Starting Writing!

Designed as a ‘sequel’ to the introduction to musical theatre (find out more here), but also working as a stand alone, this two hour course breaks down starting to write a musical. Aimed at book writers/lyricists, but also useful for composers, we will look at dramatic structure for musical theatre – both overall and on …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing-Style and Structure

A 2 hour overview of musical theatre style and structure and how to get started! This 2 hour workshop with Emily Garside is aimed at anyone looking to make a start in musical theatre.  The workshop will take a look at the history and structure of the musical as a guide to writing your own …

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LPW Online Workshops: Writing for Audio (4 week introductory course)

Want to write for Audio? No idea where to start? Look no further! This brand new 4-week long course run by our Literary Projects Manager George Bailey will give you the tools, techniques and knowledge to craft your own audio work. Through each session, participants will get involved with in depth discussions of the platform, …

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LPW Online Workshops: Focus on the 5 Act Structure

Is structuring a play really as daunting as it’s made out to be? Is the five act structure the enemy of the free-thinking playwright? Should we map out the structure of a play before writing it?  All too often, we see structure as a challenge which stands in our way but what if we could …

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