Broken Silence Theatre accepting applications for Young Writer in Residence 2019 (18-30)

One regional writer from the South East will be chosen to receive tailored career support, including a minimum of 2 x mentoring/feedback sessions, 1 x script workshop and 1 x rehearsed reading, culminating in the development of a new full-length play over a 12-month period.

Broken Silence’s 2018 Young Writer in Residence, Ella Dorman-Gajic, will become the company’s first Writer in Residence.

Submission guidelines: 

  • Open to writers aged 18-30
  • Writers must currently live, or originally come from, one of the following counties: Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey or Sussex
  • Script Length: 8-12 pages
  • Scripts should be in the form of a complete scene or short play
  • Scripts should NOT have been previously staged/produced/published
  • Only one script can be submitted per writer

How to apply: please submit an 8-12 page script/extract and 200 words on why this opportunity would help your writing career. to

Deadline: 1 January 2019 at 8pm

Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Group

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