Opportunities

Camden Peoples Theatre: Starting Blocks 2022 Call-Out (box office split)

Starting Blocks 2022 Call-Out Applications are now open for CPT’s unique artist support scheme Starting Blocks: a creative community for developing new theatre work. Starting Blocks invites artists to create innovative new projects, as part of a peer network encouraging collaboration between participants. Over ten weeks, participants meet weekly to share practice, ideas and their …

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Camden Peoples Theatre: Sprint 2022 Call Out (box office split)

Sprint 2022 Call-Out Sprint is London’s major annual festival of new and unusual theatre. CPT open their doors widely to artists at the very start of their careers, artists who’ve never performed at CPT before, or artists with brand new projects to perform. Applications are now open for Sprint 2022, which runs from March 8 …

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Barrel Organ: LIVE LDN. LIVE (paid)

Barrel Organ presents the first event in the relaunch of their highly successful programme, LIVE LDN. LIVE is a scratch night of daring work, giving emerging, under-represented artists a chance to test new material before a live audience. They are looking for five artists/companies from across the country who will be commissioned to test up …

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BBC Writersroom at Celtic Media Festival (free)

BBC Writersroom at Celtic Media Festival Join a panel Q&A session at this year’s Celtic Media Festival to find out how BBC Writersroom works with writers and seeks out and develops new writing talent, with a strong emphasis on diversity and regionality. Members of the BBC Writersroom team will talk about what we are looking for from new …

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New! London Playwrights Monthly Zoom Drop-in for members (no extra cost!)

We're pleased to announce our all new member benefit. To add to the resources, discounts and opportunities we already offer, we'll now be bringing you a monthly drop-in zoom session! In the sessions, we'll be covering challenges emerging writers face, sharing industry tips, and discussing those burning questions you have about playwriting. Members are invited …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 27 August 2021

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Bitter Pill Theatre – The Painkiller Project – next window opens 6 September! (£200 prize)

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: Bitter Pill Theatre – The Painkiller Project – next window opens 6 September! (£200 prize) …

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Global Jewish Voices (unpaid)

Global Jewish Voices is a uniquely curated theatre evening celebrating the diversity of Jewish voices around the world. Presented by Global Voices Theatre in partnership with Asylum Arts, GJV will showcase excerpts from 5 different plays/performance texts from the Jewish diaspora. These will be selected from a global callout by a team of international readers, …

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Middle Child Writers’ Group

The Middle Child Writers’ Group offers a free introduction to playwriting, led by associate artist and Hull-based writer, Tom Wells. You don’t need to have written anything before, you just need to have a few good stories to tell – funny stories, sad stories, tough stories, tender stories – stories they’re eager to see on …

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Breakthrough Scholarship for Memoir Writers

This scholarship will award one talented writer of limited financial means a fully paid place on our three-month online Writing Your Memoir course. The Breakthrough Scholarship for Memoir Writers will award one talented writer of limited financial means a fully paid place on the Curtis Brown three-month online Writing Your Memoir course. This online course …

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