Opportunities

Off The Rails Theatre: 3-Minute Drama Scriptwriting Competition (Prizes)

3-minute Drama Scriptwriting Competition. For some post-Covid fun, we are looking for a drama to be performed as a train rolls into a station somewhere in rural England, sits for 3 minutes and departs. Can you engage an unwitting audience? The subject matter is up to you! Minimum prize £100 and the opportunity to share in …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 8 October 2021

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: LPW Online Workshops: Writing for Audio (4 week introductory course)

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

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Playwright commission for student production, University of Chichester

The Department of Theatre at The University of Chichester has an international reputation for making exciting theatre. We offer a range of practical degree programmes at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, all designed to prepare students for careers in the arts industries. We are currently seeking to commission a writer for a new 60’ play as part of the BA …

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Writer/Strategist or Designer/Strategist, Catsnake: The Story Agency

We are looking for creatives who can craft compelling and persuasive narratives, create beautiful and impactful content, and/or design efficient and effective strategies, to build our roster of freelance strategists, designers and writers. About Us Catsnake is a story agency for the third sector – we use a combination of storytelling, in depth research, behavioural …

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WRITER – Empowering Voices, Exploring Worldviews, Shooting Fish Theatre

Empowering Voices, Exploring Worldviews 2021 – 2023 builds upon the solid foundation established by the REConnecting Lincolnshire project. With support from a suite of partners and funders, REConnecting Lincolnshire provided opportunities for children, young people and wider Lincolnshire communities to expand their knowledge and understanding of a range of worldviews. We are seeking a freelance writer to …

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Writer needed for “I am Dorothy” project in Cockermouth, Kirkgate Arts and Heritage (paid)

We have an exciting new project to share which is part of the 250 year celebration of Dorothy Wordsworth. We are looking for a writer, someone who is comfortable interacting with primary school aged children (helping to draw stories out of them). The purpose of this project is to reflect, to notice experiences and to …

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Literary Coordinator, The Royal Court Theatre (paid, full-time)

The Royal Court is the home of the English Stage Company Limited (ESC) and is the UK’s leading theatre dedicated to new writing. Up to 20 plays a year are staged between two theatre spaces (the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs and the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs) at the Royal Court’s home on Sloane Square. Over 120,000 people …

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Playwright Mentoring Programme- Playwright’s Studio Scotland

Now in its eighteenth year, Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland is delighted to offer six playwrights support through the Playwright Mentoring Programme. This support is for playwrights who have not yet had a professional production and are keen to learn more about their craft. It is a professional development opportunity for playwrights to build their playwriting skills …

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YEP Writers- open to anyone aged 18-25 residing in the Liverpool City Region

Applications are now open for the Young Everyman Playhouse Writers Programme. The programme is completely free and open to anyone aged 18-25 residing in the Liverpool City Region. You will also receive tickets to a selection of shows at both the Everyman and Playhouse theatres. You’ll discover the basics of playwriting and discuss a range …

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