Kimberley Andrews

Development Lab at the Lyric Hammersmith (16-25 year olds)

Are you a theatre maker? Do you have an idea for a piece, but not sure where to start? Or do you have an idea, but need some time and space to try it out? Well the Development Lab, might be for you. Emerging theatre Maker, Yolanda Mercy and the Lyric Hammersmith have teamed up …

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RSC seeking Deputy Literary Manager (deadline this Friday 22nd!)

Maternity cover for at least nine months from mid-March 2016 Based central London with regular travel to Stratford-upon-Avon “Shakespeare was once a new writer who experimented with both form and content to produce drama which was shocking, thrilling and bold. It’s an adventurous spirit that has always inspired us to commission and develop new plays …

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Stitchin’ Fiction – call for submissions for rehearsed reading

  Stitchin’ Fiction is a rehearsed reading performance where creatives are invited to come and stretch their theatre muscles in an informal workshop setting. Performance Date: Monday 22nd February Place: The Boogaloo, Highgate, N6 5AT At the ever-faithful Boogaloo bar as always, submissions are now open once again for performers and writers. If chosen, you …

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HighTide accepting scripts for First Commissions attachment scheme

Playwrights always remember their first commission. For most it’s the first time they are paid properly for writing. It affords their time to work at being an artist. First Commissions is HighTide’s attachment programme for writers. Over the course of 18 months (freelance / part time), five playwrights will be mentored in: * Making an application …

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Hightide accepting script submissions

“HighTide exists to discover and nurture exciting new plays by exceptional emerging writers. As we enter our tenth year, our writers have consistently shaped the mainstream of new writing theatre today. Could you be next? We want audacious, challenging and inspiring writing that reflects the Britain and wider world we live in today. Writers from …

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Lyric Hammersmith: Young Harts Festival – open for submissions (10-25 year olds)

The Young Harts Writing Festival is an exciting opportunity that will see five young writers go head to head with five professional writers in a two- night festival on the 8-9th April 2016 at the Lyric Hammersmith! All ten plays will be performed in the Lyric’s refurbished Studio space! All ten plays will be directed …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – 2016 Papatango Award – with extra £6000 award!

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:  2016 Papatango Award – with extra £6000 award! Description: The 2016 Papatango Award is open for submissions! As well as a four …

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University of Wolverhampton accepting proposals for POP Drama

The University of Wolverhampton are now accepting your proposals for the Creative Europe Playwriting Award for POP Drama. The Centro Diego Fabbri, centre for studies, research and training in theatre and performance languages, the University of Wolverhampton (United Kingdom), the Universitatea de Arte Din Târgu-Mureș (Romania), and the Fundacion CajaGranada (Spain) are the institutions involved in this …

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Drift Shop accepting submissions of short pieces of writing for scratch night

Submissions are now open for Drift Theatre’s inaugural scratch night, Drift Shop #1, at The Proud Archivist in Haggerston on 24th February. They are looking for pieces of new writing of 3-10 minutes in length to form part of their evening. They are also interested in hearing from directors that would like to be involved in the …

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Future C U R I O U S Film Lab (Open to 16-24 year olds)

Interested? 8 places are available on the lab for young people aged 16 – 24 to experiment and make 2 films over 5 days. You don’t have to be a filmmaker, but do need to have fabulous, bold, creative ideas that can be made into an experimental film. The Future C U R I O U S Film lab …

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