Opportunities – Weekly Round-up: 11 June 2021

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Rent & Angels in America FREE Zoom session for our members

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: Rent & Angels in America FREE Zoom session for our members Description: To celebrate our …

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Comedy Crowd – Euros Challenge

The Comedy Crowd are running a #ComedyCrowdEuros campaign throughout Euro 2020 paying a comedic tribute to supporters, including those whose teams didn’t make the tournament (shout out to the Irish). They want to see your funny TikTok videos about fandom using the hashtag #ComedyCrowdEuros. Here are some examples of subjects you could cover: That mate …

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Bitter Pill Theatre – The Painkiller Project latest submission window

The Painkiller Project is a playwriting project that runs every other month from Bitter Pill Theatre with a £200 prize for each winning play. The winning play will be produced and released on The Painkiller Podcast. ​They hope that the repetitive nature of the competition helps to make the project feel collaborative and cyclical – like theatre. So far their plays have …

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Film Hub North & BBC Writersroom – Finding an Agent

Finding an Agent is an online panel session for Writers, Directors and Producers who are seeking representation. It is being run by Film Hub North in partnership with BBC Writersroom. The host for the evening is Alice Ramsey, Development Producer at BBC Writersroom, who will be in conversation with talent agents Natasha Salter (Salt Partnership) …

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Element Pictures, BBC Writersroom and BBC Drama Commissioning – Element Pictures NI Writers Award 2021

Element Pictures (Normal People, The Favourite), BBC Writersroom and BBC Drama Commissioning are looking for the next generation of television writers who have bold and original stories to tell. Open to both emerging and established writers, this programme will offer the opportunity to develop an original series idea for BBC One, BBC Two or BBC …

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Stephen Joseph Theatre – Script Submissions Window now open

The Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough is accepting script submissions from now until September 30, 2021. The SJT has a proud history of producing world-class new writing, the world premieres of Alan Ayckbourn’s plays and productions of new writing by playwrights including Torben Betts, Vanessa Brooks, Fiona Evans, Tim Firth, Vicky Ireland, Dawn King, Stephen …

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Cimientos 2022 – Script Submission Window Open

IATI Theater’s Play Development Program, Cimientos, provides playwrights the opportunity to develop new, never-before produced plays through a community of cutting-edge theater artists. Their online only submission window for Cimientos 2022 is open from now to June 30 to authors from anywhere in the world with original works in English or Spanish who are interested …

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LPW Online Workshops: Writing Historic Drama

Ever wanted to incorporate real life events into your work and not known how? Or wanted to write about a historic period but not known where to start? This workshop will look at starting both of those things- from initial research, to incorporating real life characters, to creating authentic drama around real life events. Led …

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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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