Opportunities

Opportunities – Pick of the Week: ChewBoy Productions Seeking Isolation Inspired Works for online gallery – Quarantine Collective Wave 4

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: ChewBoy Productions Seeking Isolation Inspired Works for online gallery – Quarantine Collective Wave 4 Description: …

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Creative Check-In: Parents Under Pressure

Global pandemic? Second Lockdown? Homeschooling children? At your wit’s end? 2020 has been A LOT. Especially for creative parents. So let’s check in with each other! Staying connected in a crisis is hard. Staying creative when faced with homeschooling children full-time is harder. The #CreativeSurvivalKit team invite you to join a free chat session led …

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Online Sitcom Writing Workshop with Arron Bennett

Have you always wanted to write Comedy? Do you have an idea for a Sitcom but don’t know where to start? Have you started a Sitcom script but don’t know how to finish it? Whether you are a first time writer or an experienced one, this Sitcom Writing Workshop will help you develop your ideas. …

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Orange Tree Theatre Writers’ Collective

We are looking for 3 emerging writers and 1 emerging dramaturg to join the OT’s Writers Collective. The Collective is an opportunity for a group of writers and a dramaturg to share skills, techniques and obsessions, and to fire up conversations and collaborations. It is run by the Orange Tree’s Literary Associate. In the past …

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The Actors Company: Dramaturging your own play

Writing a play? Would you like to dramaturge your own writing? In this dramaturgy workshop you will be introduced to The Mosaic Scale, Emily’s step by step dramaturgy process to help you edit and develop your stage script. For the purposes of this workshop, dramaturgy is: the exploration, development and facilitation of the process of …

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The Lyric Theatre Belfast New Playwrights Programme 2021 accepting submissions

The Lyric Belfast is now accepting submissions for the New Playwrights Programme 2021!  The programme is open to all new and emerging playwrights interested in developing a new full-length play with the guidance of the Lyric’s Literary Manager.  They are also thrilled that, for the first time, participating writers will each receive a £1,000 bursary …

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The 18th Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Award for New Drama Writing 2021 open for entries

Amateur playwrights world-wide are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays. Three winning scripts will be selected for fully staged performances during the Fringe Festival in October. This year, due to Covid, we filmed them on-line. One of the three scripts will be chosen for the £500 prize, judged purely on the writing. Submission deadline is …

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Artist Residency – Newcastle Common Residency 2, Appetite, New Vic Theatre

Appetite are delivering The Newcastle Common, a three year programme in the centre of Newcastle-under-Lyme, which will look at the changing use of the town centre. It will test empty shops as sites of production of culture, rather than consumption, and as useful community spaces. We want an artist, writer, or maker working in the …

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