Down Stage Write: 4x Original Audio Commissions for Devon and Cornwall Based Playwrights!

As part of their Arts Council Funded writer development programme Write Up!, Down Stage Write are on the lookout for 10-15 minute audio plays by playwrights based in Devon and Cornwall to produce this year. They are looking for bold plays that make the most of the audio medium and are for 1-2 actors. This is a paid opportunity.

4 short audio plays will be selected and given dramaturgical support before being produced with a team of professional directors, actors and editors. These four short plays will then be broadcast across a network of regional radio channels and digital festivals in collaboration with Soundart Radio. They will also be hosted on our website and podcast.

All writers that apply will be added to the Down Stage Write mailing list and kept informed of future opportunities.

You should be:

  • A playwright of any age and experience level
  • Based in Devon and/or Cornwall

You audio play should be:

  • 10-15 mins
  • For audio/ radio
  • On any theme
  • For 1-2 actors
  • Original (not an adaptation or translation)
  • Unproduced or developed elsewhere

Writers please submit:

  • A CV
  • Your audio script in a recognised stage format in Word or PDF format.

Email applications to:

For more information, check out the FAQ on their website here.

Deadline: midnight, 9 May 2021

Source: Down Stage Write

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.