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Page to Stage Festival 2014 accepting one-act plays (£30 entry)

Page to Stage will soon be open to submissions for the festival to be held in Liverpool in September of this year. They are looking for one-act plays between 45-60 minutes in length. Ten scripts will be selected for a number of performances during the festival. Plays will be adjudicated by audiences and judges and prizes …

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Free workshop examining writer/director relationship

FREE workshop – Examining the Writer/Director Relationship Sunday 16 Feb, Rich Mix (Shoreditch, London) The relationship between writer and director might not be romantic but it can be just as difficult, with both parties struggling to retain their creative vision. But how can writers and directors work effectively together? Join Director/Producer Natalie Ibu (We Were Here) …

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All the Rage Theatre accepting submissions (female writers)

All the Rage Theatre are presenting Seize the Stage, a festival of new theatre by women at Rich Mix on 19th April 2014. With the aim to foster new collaborations between women in London, up to 6 playwrights will be partnered with 6 directors (offering them master classes, some space and actors to work with) culminating …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 7 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). Pegasus Opera seeking playwright for new project – Deadline: none posted IdeasTap offering £500 for creative projects (16-30) – Deadline: 7 February 2014 Submissions open for James Tait Black Prize for Drama …

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The Nick Darke Award 2014 is open for submissions for £6000 prize

Falmouth University has announced that the Nick Darke Award 2014 is now open for submissions to its £6000 prize. Funded by Falmouth University, the Nick Darke Award commemorates the playwright Nick Darke, and was conceived following his death by his wife, the artist and film-maker Jane Darke, with the support of his family. Nick Darke wrote …

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Putney Theatre Company accepting submissions of short plays

Putney Theatre Company runs a successful new writing scheme with two productions a year. Recent productions have included sell-out studio performances of monologues, duologues, pieces written for a pre-determined set, ten minute shorts and topical media focused drama. This year, Putney Arts Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary and the new writing team are looking for scripts …

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Ice & Fire/ Amnesty International UK – rolling submissions for plays with human rights theme

  Everyone Has the Right a rolling script submission service for plays with human rights at their heart. A joint initiative of Ice & Fire with Amnesty International UK, Everyone Has the Right provides a natural home for writers exploring human rights stories to create surprising and entertaining theatre. To be included in this scheme, plays must …

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BBC Comedy accepting sketches for radio (paid)

The Show What You Wrote is back! BBC Radio 4’s themed sketch show returns for a second series. Each episode is based around a different subject and it’s all written by you.This is an opportunity for you to get involved in creating a show that sounds different from any other sketch show out there. The …

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DVM Theatre accepting ideas for scratch night

‘Scratch’ is an opportunity for Artists to showcase their work and talents and test out their material on a live audience and is open to Artists from across all disciplines, including theatre, music, dance and comedy.  ‘Scratch’ primarily showcases work-in-progress performances and there is also the opportunity for feedback and question and answer sessions. This is an …

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Job opportunity: Literature Officer (paid)

The Koestler Trust is the UK’s best-known prison arts charity. They are currently looking for an outstanding Literature Officer with a passion for, and in-depth knowledge of, poetry and/or prose, as well as the practical skills to translate this into creative writing exhibits and publications. The chosen candidate will need to be able to inspire …

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