Opportunities

FRIGHTFEST: New Blood – Writing opportunity (unpaid)

Frightfest is back and the search resumes for new writers in the horror genre through its New Blood initiative. Applications are open from Monday 12th July with potential participants asked to submit a 400 word proposal through the dedicated New Blood page on the FrightFest website. If selected, each writer is expected to submit the first ten …

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Flawstate – Writing Opportunity (paid)

Flawstate are looking for two duologues, each running 2-2.5 minutes, and if selected the writer will be required to attend a workshop at Wildcard Studio in London. Please submit both scenes as well some info about your writing journey. There will be a £120 fee for the writer chosen. Flawstate welcomes new writing covering any topic …

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The Bridge House Theatre in Penge – Writing Opportunity (box office split)

The Bridge House Theatre in Penge has relaunched and is currently open for submissions for their Bridge House Festival! This is a day-long programme of theatre, comedy and writing, where anything goes and experimentation is encouraged. With 12 one-hour slots available in both the well equipped 60 seat theatre and the kitted-out garden space, the goal …

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LPW Online Workshops: LGBTQ+ Theatre

Interested in LGBTQ+ drama but unsure where to start? want to check terminology, approaches and know where to submit your work? or are you interested in the history of LGBTQ+ theatre in order to inform your writing? This workshop will do both. Giving you an overview of previous LGBTQ key works, current debates around LGBTQ …

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Opportunities – Weekly Round-up: 16 July 2021

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Fizzy Sherbet accepting short play submissions by Women for podcast (paid)

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: Fizzy Sherbet accepting short play submissions by Women for podcast (paid) Description: FIZZY SHERBET accepts …

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Proud Haddock Workshops – Getting Your Play Commissioned: Workshop with National Theatre Dramaturg Stewart Pringle

Workshop: Playwriting Duration: 90 mins Location: ONLINE If you are a playwright and you would like to know how to get your play successfully commissioned by a theatre, then join our intimate workshop with playwright and dramaturg Stewart Pringle. In this 90 minute workshop you will learn all the do’s and don’ts on how best to …

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Concrete Youth Seeking Dramaturg for the ASMR project (paid)

About Concrete Youth Concrete Youth is a multi-award-winning, Hull-based company, dedicated to creating ground-breaking and exciting multi-sensory theatre for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). Partnered with Artsmark, our education department provides excellent bespoke workshops, private and group sensory stories, story massage, training for artists, professionals and teachers, along with their nationally-recognised scheme, …

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That Sketch Show – Topical Comedy Opportunity (paid)

That Sketch Show is a brand new, topical, comedy night at The Edge, Manchester, that invites writers at all stages of their journey to submit material. The team at The Edge select the funniest jokes and sketches, which are then performed, by experienced professionals, in That Sketch Show. Shamelessly stealing the idea from BBC Radio’s Newsjack …

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