Kimberley Andrews

The Scottish Book Trust seeking writing on theme of ‘secrets’

The Scottish Book Trust has launched an intriguing project for unpublished writers, aiming to share their secrets and confessions… The annual campaign welcomes entries in English, Scots or Gaelic and your story can be in a number of styles – prose, play-form, poetry, etc – but mustn’t exceed 1000 words. Your tale should be on …

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Theatre Royal Stratford East Musical Theatre Workshop Call for Submissions

Theatre Royal Strafford East is looking for artists to join them for this summer’s Musical Theatre Workshop (11-23 July 2016). MTW gives writers of beats, words, and sounds a place to develop their projects and voices under the guidance of TRSE’s artistic team along with Fred Carl and Robert Lee, two specialist tutors from New York University’s Tisch School …

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Writing Workshop at the Gate Theatre

Award-winning playwright Chris Thorpe, who wrote Chorus for The Iphigenia Quartet, will take participants through his process of writing the play. This is a practical wrokshop with a Q&A included. This workshop is aimed at anyone who has ever been interested in writing for the stage. Writers of all levels are welcome. Tickets £10. Location …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 25 March 2016

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).  Opportunities are grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline). Want to be sure you never miss …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – BBC Scriptroom 11 Call Out for Comedy Submissions

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: BBC Scriptroom 11 call out for Comedy submissions Description: The BBC Writersroom is currently accepting submissions for Scriptroom 11, seeking comedy scripts (TV, …

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Intensive workshop: Tackling Structure and Dramatic Form

Should your structure be 5-Acts, 3-Acts or just the one? Is ‘structure’ restrictive to playwrights? Should writers stick rigidly to traditional structure or battle against it? And how do you go about developing the structure of your play from your initial idea? This two-hour intensive workshop will help you get to grips with how structure works. Through …

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Royal Exchange Theatre Submission Window (North West Writers Only)

Have you written a play? Do you live in the North West? The Royal Exchange Script Window opens twice a year and gives them the opportunity to discover new voices, new stories and new playwrights. “During our Script Window, we welcome work by playwrights who demonstrate the skill and ambition to rise to the challenge of writing for …

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Writer and Games Deviser for Newtoy (Paid)

Newtoy are looking for a writer with an interest in games, interactive experiences and theatre for a project that culminates in a new platform and project in Oct 2016. Budget of up to £500 at this stage, and opportunities for follow up projects. Please email cv and examples of previous work to info@newtoy.co.uk Deadline: 31 …

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Hollywood Scribbler Theatre USA Presidential Elections Playwriting Contest

  THE 8 Minute USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS PLAYWRITING CONTEST. Can you write an 8 minute play about the USA Presidential Elections before 14th May 2016? Worldwide Submissions Wanted. 8 minute plays and 3 minute monologues Prize: Top ten plays will be performed in the Hollywood Fringe Theatre Festival in June 2016. Submission guidelines: No longer than 8 Minutes. ( Monologues no longer than 3 minutes). Not limited to 2016.Remember …

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