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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Ticket offer from Theatre503 for ‘Why Can’t We Live Together’ and Hotbed Festival Double Bill

Theatre503 has a special offer of £8.50 tickets for its current programming.  Offer available until 26 October, use the promo code ‘HOTBED’ when booking. Shows Tues – Sat 7.45pm.  Book Online or on 020 7978 7040 Selected from the outstanding 2013 Cambridge Festival of New Writing, Theatre503 presents Steve Waters’ Why Can’t We Live Together? …

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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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Ideastap Workshop – Introduction to Short Film Screenwriting

Through the workshop Introduction to Short Film Screenwriting, 20 IdeasTap members will have the chance to attend two screenwriting workshops designed to take you through the mechanics of short film scriptwriting. The workshops will be held in London on 20 and 27 November 2013 from 6pm to 8pm. They will be led by Sheena Bucktowonsing …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 18 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). The One Festival at the Space accepting submissions of monologues – Deadline: 18 October 2013 Lost Theatre accepting submissions of 5 minute plays – Deadline: 20 October 2013 Script This seeking 10 minute …

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Applications open for Sundance Theatre Lab (USA, $35 Application fee)

The 2014 Sundance Theatre Lab will be held July 7-27, 2014 at the Sundance Resort. The Sundance Institute Theatre Lab, the centerpiece of the Theatre Program, is a three-week play development retreat designed to support the creation of new work by playwrights, directors, composers and librettists, and to provide a place where that work can …

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