Kimberley Andrews

Volunteers required for script reading events

*This one is not a writing opportunity as such, but could be useful for networking…* Enthusiastic about supporting emerging writers ? Interested in Marketing/Publicity/Events Management ?ScriptReadEast is a script- reading showcase event supporting emerging writers to showcase their film, theatre, TV or radio script , read by professional actors to a live audience. They are …

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The Tagore Centre – open call for writer in residence/artist

  The Tagore Centre UK holds a substantial archive of books, photographs, CD’s and visual art relating to Rabindranath Tagore. The main centre is in North London and there is also a branch in Glasgow. They are now looking for an artist, curator or writer to immerse themselves in this archive and respond to it. The …

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Plain Sight – call for submissions for children’s project

Plain Sight is calling for submissions for new writers and show devisors for a new project aimed at young children in the UK.Your piece should be aimed for children aged in the range of 3-8  (Key stages – Early years  to 1 and 2), and would ideally incorporate some part of the national curriculum, but …

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Ovalhouse accepting ideas for new commissions to mark WWI centenary

The Other 1914 To mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, Ovalhouse will be commissioning two new plays for a 5 night performance. The brief: “You probably already know that 2014 is the centenary of the start of the First World War. In the first two months of the year, we’ve …

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Samuel French accepting short plays for OOB Festival (New York)

Samuel French is now accepting submissions of short plays (30 minutes or less) for its highly successful Off Off Broadway Festival in Manhattan. The festival requires applicants to collaborate with a producing organisation and it offers a prize of publication in the notable Off Off Broadway Festival Plays series. On their application, playwrights must cite the organisation that will produce …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 14 February 2014

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). BBC Radio 4 seeking short stories for Opening Lines – Deadline: 14 February Short plays sought for ObamAmerica festival at Theatre503 – Deadline: 15 February 2014 Free workshop examining writer/director relationship – …

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Burbage New Writing Prize – open for submissions

Burbage Productions has launched its new writing prize. The winning play will receive a full production in London, there are no rules on content or style, but the play must be full length and complete (at least 90 minutes running time) and previously unperformed, although plays which have received up to 3 workshops/ staged readings …

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Invertigo Theatre and the Pleasance present: Writer in Residence

The Invertigo Theatre gang is giving one IdeasTap member the chance to become it’s writer-in-residence. The winner of this brief gets the chance to develop their play over a three-month period. Additional benefits include: a rehearsed reading of the play at an Off-West End venue and a £350 bursary. Successful applicants will show an imaginative response …

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Theatre 503 playwriting award opens for submissions on 1st March

“Theatre503’s Playwriting Award is an unprecedented opportunity for playwrights at all levels to be recognised for writing an outstanding, original piece of work for the stage. It will build upon the foundation of the venue’s reputation for engaging with the next generation of playwrights, whilst broadening its opportunities to include more experienced, produced writers”. (Theatre503) …

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