Opportunities

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 1 November 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Last minute opportunities from Play Submissions Helper – Deadline: 1 November 2013 Papercut Theatre running a workshop for emerging writers (fee) – Workshop takes place on 2 November 2013, no deadline for applications …

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Nick Hern Books – theatre ticket giveaway!

To celebrate their 25th anniversary, Nick Hern Books are teaming up with theatres to offer the chance of winning a pair of tickets to some of the shows they are involved in plus a copy of the play script. This month, they are giving away a pair of tickets to Unscorched by Luke Owen at the Finborough …

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Last minute opportunities from Play Submissions Helper – Deadline 1 November 2013!

Play Submissions Helper publishes upcoming opportunities and competitions on a monthly basis – i.e. “November Deadlines” – with the only downside that you have to hustle a bit to make the ones due on the first of the month! So, here is a list of opportunities from them with deadlines that hit this Friday, 1 …

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IdeasTap: accepting creative writing submissions on theme of ‘boredom’

IdeasTap have launched their quarterly Editor’s Brief and this time the theme is ‘boredom’. They are looking for creative writing, visual art, photography or AV entries on the theme and there will be a first first (£250), second (£100) and third (£50) prize in EACH of the following categories: 1. Audio and video (no longer …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 25 October 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Theatre Renegade accepting submissions for showcase at the Bush – Deadline: 25 October at 5pm Tower Theatre Company accepting submissions for new play competition (entry fee) – Deadline: 25 October at 5pm The …

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Steyning Festival 2014 seeking new plays (45 minutes or less) for site-specific rehearsed readings

The Company, in association with the Steyning Festival, is looking for 6 unperformed plays (maximum length 45 mins) from playwrights in the South East (incl London) for the Steyning Festival Theatre Trails 2014. The plays will be performed by professional actors as rehearsed readings, at site-specific venues in Steyning, as part of the Festival on …

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BBC Writersroom 10 open to applications (Nomination from theatre required)

To celebrate the unique relationship between the theatre and broadcast industries BBC writersroom is once again running Writersroom 10 – which invests in writers and new theatre writing. 10 writers will receive a seed-commission of £1,000. Note:  You must be nominated by a theatre in order to apply. Eligibility: The BBC is are looking for …

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Write Now 5 Festival at Brockley Jack seeking submissions of full-length plays (SE London writers only)

Write Now 5, an annual new writing event, is an essential element of the Jack Studio Theatre. The month-long festivals are created from submissions of previously unperformed plays from emerging or established writers, who live, work or study in south east London. The selection of plays for inclusion in the festival is made by the …

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Spaces available for Play Shuffle (open-mic event)

Play Shuffle is an open door / open-mic remedy and an opportunity for producers, directors, writers and actors to meet each other and discover early work they might be interested in developing. 12 slots are available to writers and will be available to book at 12pm on Wednesday 16th October. This is a fun open-mic …

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Playwrights’ Progress Development Opportunity from Writers Guild of Great Britain

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain is inviting emerging and established writers in the UK to take part in Playwrights’ Progress, an inspiring new script development project, FREE to the chosen participants with all expenses paid. This is a major promotion run in partnership with Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (RCSSD) and Leicester …

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