Opportunities weekly round-up: 06 June 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).

MAC Birmingham Performing Arts Fellowship – call for Expressions of Interest – Deadline: 5 June 2014 at 10am

Cro Magnon Theatre accepting scripts on the theme ‘SCREAM’ – Deadline: 6 June 2014

The Scenic Route accepting submissions for musical theatre cabaret – Deadline: 6 June 2014

Live Theatre seeking playwrights for “10 Minutes To…” (Newcastle) – Deadline: 9 June 2014

Tron Theatre seeking 15 minute plays in response to the Commonwealth Games – Deadline: 9 June 2014

B3 Talentlab open for applications (BAME artists) – Deadline: 9 June 2014

Solas Festival – accepting submissions for playwriting competition– Deadline: 11 June 2014 at 5pm

Spidervision Productions call for short film scripts on WWI – Deadline: 12 June 2014

Menagerie seeking submissions for One Page Play Competition at Hotbed 2014 – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm

IdeasTap accepting submissions on theme of ‘Apocalypse’ – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm

Write Up Front seeking new one-act plays– Deadline: 15 June 2014

StoneCrabs Theatre company looking for short plays about Brazilian culture – Deadline: 16 June 2014

Writing and selling TV comedy course – one free place available for an IdeasTap member – Deadline: 16 June 2014 at 5pm

Newsboy seeking scripts for ‘Commonwealth Edition’ – Deadline: 20 June 2014

Injustice: playwriting opportunity from Ensemble UK/ IdeasTap – Deadline: 20 June 2014 at 5pm

Nottingham Playhouse inviting writers to take part in ‘Time and Memory’ season – Deadline: 27 June 2014

Roundhouse seeking radio plays (age 16-25, paid) – Deadline: 27 June 2014

Arch and Bruce Foundation 2014 Playwriting Competition (LGBT Themes, $3,000 prize) – Deadline: 30 June 2014

The Newspeak Theatre Company seeks writer for their writers-room – Deadline: 30 June 2014

Hidden River Arts Playwriting Award (Pennsylvania USA, $1000 prize, $17 entry fee) – Deadline: 30 June 2014

Fred Ebb Award 2014 for musical theatre writing teams ($50,000 prize) – Deadline: 30 June 2014

2013 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award– Deadline: 1 July 2014

BBC Script Room opens soon for submissions of children’s scripts – Deadline:  – 7 July 2014

The Peckham Pelicam seeking playwrights for ‘Etch’ Scratch Night – Deadline: 11 July 2014

Pentabus seeking theatre maker (including playwrights) for BBC Performing Arts Fellowship– Deadline: 11 July at 5pm

2014 William Saroyan Prize for Human Rights / Social Justice ($10,000 prize, $20 entry fee) – Deadline: 15 July 2014

Sterts Theatre – one act play competition open for submissions (£6 entry) – Deadline: 31 July 2014

Alfred Fagon award 2014 open for applications from playwrights of Caribbean or African descent – Deadline: 1 August 2014

Mardibooks accepting one-act plays for e-book – Deadline: 1 August 2014 at 5pm

Yale Drama Series Competition 2014 – Deadline: 15 August 2014

London Horror Festival seeking radio drama submissions for Stage Fright Radio Horror Competition (£2 entry fee) – Deadline: 15 August 2014

Funny Women 2014 Comedy Writing Awards (women writers only) – Deadline: 31 August 2014

Shore Screenwriting Competition (cash prize, £25-£40) – Deadline:  31 May 2014 (Earlybird deadline); 31 August (final deadline)

Bush Theatre – Submissions window now open – Deadline: 1 September 2014

Little Brother Productions offering a writer £1000 to develop television idea – Deadline: 3 October 2014

Gillian Hush Award – fully funded place on Arvon Course on writing for radio – Deadline: 13 October 2014

Ongoing submissions:

Funding available for students at Glasgow University MLitt Playwriting & Dramaturgy – Deadline: none posted

Everything Theatre accepting plays for podcast readings – Deadline: none posted

Ice & Fire/ Amnesty International UK – rolling submissions for plays with human rights theme – Deadline: Ongoing

Performance Platform Opportunity, University of Greenwich – Deadline: None posted

Quids In Theatre Co seeking 40-60 minute plays for lunchtime series – Deadline: Ongoing

The Cockpit Theatre seeking work for scratch nights – No deadline posted but performances take place on the first Monday of the month through to June 2014.

ScriptSpace development workshop at The Space – Deadline: None

Shred Productions open to submissions – Deadline: None (open submissions)

Open Arts Cafe Call for Submissions – Deadline: None posted

Poppy Seed – accepting submissions of 5 minute scripts for blog – Deadline: None posted

BAREtruth Theatre looking for full length scripts – Deadline: None posted

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