Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Submissions open for The Women’s Prize for Playwriting

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: Submissions open for The Women’s Prize for Playwriting Description: The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is an …

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

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 get your play accepted. You will …

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LPW Online Workshops: Writing the Abstract

In this two-part workshop, join Literary Projects Manager Georgie Bailey in exploring abstract writing for theatre. We’ll dive into examples of abstract writing from history and look at its development over time; with particular focus on how its shaping the contemporary scene. Then, through a series of exercises working solo and collaboratively, we’ll be giving …

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LPW Online Workshops: Starting a Company

In this brand new one-off 2-hour workshop, you’ll learn some tips, techniques and tricks of the trade when it comes to setting up your theatre company. From where to find funding, to marketing yourself to taking your play to the fringe, to even finding that pesky name, we’ll be covering all of your burning questions. …

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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 4-week long course run by our Literary Projects Manager George Bailey is back by popular demand and will give you the tools, techniques and knowledge to craft your own audio work. Through each session, participants will get involved with in depth …

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Call Outs for Writers: Derby Theatre offering three new commission opportunities

Derby Theatre are delighted to be offering three exciting commissions. Commission One A digital work of 5-10 minutes with integrated BSL. Commission Two An audio work of 5-10 minutes that integrates audio description within the text. For commission one and two – these are for sharing and broadcasting via Derby Theatre’s online communication channels. Commission Three …

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Writer – a new Christmas performance, Gala Durham & Bishop Auckland Town Hall

Commission: A new Christmas performance for young audiences Call out for writers We are seeking a writer to work with us to produce a new Christmas performance for young audiences aged 3-7 to be performed at Gala Durham studio and Bishop Auckland Town Hall. Gala Durham is a beautiful, purpose-built building on the banks of …

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An English Angst – a new political comedy drama in reaction to Brexit, written and created during lockdown

An English Angst – a new political comedy drama in reaction to Brexit, written and created during lockdown “An English Angst” tells the story of Charlotte, a Briton living in Frankfurt, Germany. Like many British people living in the EU, Charlotte has built a life for herself as a Briton and European. Now settled in …

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Fizzy Sherbet Creative Writing Workshop

A creative writing workshop with Sandra Theresa Buch and Tamara von Werthern from award-winning theatre podcast FIZZY SHERBET About this Event A creative writing workshop with Sandra Theresa Buch (Head of Dramatic Writing at DDSKS, Denmark) and Tamara von Werthern (Playwright & long-standing team member at theatre publishers Nick Hern Books) on FINDING YOUR VOICE. …

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Independent International Award for Improper Dramaturgy «Neem-2021. Turquoise edition»

The «Neem» award was created by Jenya Stashkov from the Performance-troupe, Vibrating body, to support and identify underground dramatic waters.   Awarded one prize in the nomination «A play that no one will ever agree to stage»   Prizes:  The author of the play-winner will receive a cash prize: 2000 rubles. The best plays will …

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