Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 14 November 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).

Opportunities are now grouped into three sections: 1) Opportunities with Deadlines; 2) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline); and 3) Workshops and Events.

Opportunities with deadlines:

Greenwich & Lewisham Young Writers Collective: Writing For Change (free course, 16-25 year olds) – Deadline:  None posted, although the course begins 18 November 2014

Kenyon Institute offering week-long intensive for writers (Ohio, USA; $2,000 fee) – Deadline:  None posted, however registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis

Hollyoaks seeking Story Writer – Deadline: 14 November 2014

IdeasTap workshop with BBC Writersroom – Deadline: 19 November 2014

Calling Playwrights With Connections To The London Borough Of Waltham Forest! – Deadline: 23 November 2014

Stitchin’ Fiction seeking submissions for collaborative scratch night –  Deadline: 25 November 2014

High Tide/ IdeasTap accepting applications for Playwriting workshops – Deadline: 26 November 2014 at 5pm

West Avenue seeking short scripts for Briefs new writing night – Deadline: 26 November 2014

Full-day Introduction to Playwriting Workshop with Fin Kennedy of Tamasha (£50 fee) – Deadline: 28 November 2014

Competition to write new play inspired by Staffordshire Hoard for New Vic Newcastle – Deadline: 28 November 2014

Theatre Renegade seeking playwright for Courting Drama at Southwark Playhouse – Deadline: 28 November 2014

The Wagon accepting applications for comedy writing internship (paid) – Deadline: 30 November 2014 at 5pm

Talawa Theatre Company accepting scripts from emerging Black British writers – Deadline 30 November 2014

Goblin Baby accepting scripts about sexual abuse and violence for UNHEARD 2015 – Deadline 30 November 2014

Writer Wanted for Commission for Bravo 22 Company in Buckinghamshire – Deadline 30 November 2014

Tabard Theatre seeking scripts for Playmaker’s Festival 2015 – Deadline: 1 December 2014

Writing Platform Bursary 2015 – supporting collaboration between writers and technologists (£4,000 bursary) – Deadline: 4 December 2014

Proscenium Theatre Journal accepting play submissions – Deadline: 5 December 2014

SCI-FEST LA accepting submissions of short plays – Deadline: 15 December 2014

The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award (£32,000 grant) – Deadline: 19 December 2014

Lost Theatre seeking plays for 5 Minute Festival (£10 entry fee, self-producing preferred, £100 prize) – Deadline: 28 December 2014

East End Literary Salon seeking 10-20 minute submissions – Deadline: 31 December 2014

Carabosse seeking 5-20 minute submissions for Pub Theatre night (Milton Keynes, open to London writers) – Deadline: 31 December 2014

Constance Cox Playwriting Competition from Sussex Playwrights’ Club (£7 entry fee, £280 prize) – Deadline: 24 January 2015

Bruntwood Prize coming back soon, get your scripts ready! – Competition to be launched on 29 January 2015

Brockley Jack seeking full length plays for Write Now 6 (for playwrights with a connection to SE London) – Deadline: 30 January 2015

IdeasTap Quarterly Editor’s Brief: Family (£250 prize) – Deadline: 30 January 2015

Ten Minute Play Competition from Sussex Playwrights’ Club (£5 entry fee) – Deadline: 31 January 2015

Giant Cherries LGBT Playwriting Competition 2015 (£20 entry fee) – Deadline: 28 February 2015

Saving Endangered Species (SES) International Playwriting Prize (California, $100 prize) – Deadline: 30 November 2015


Ongoing submissions:

Fractured Lines accepting scripts for new writing night – Deadline: rolling

Theatrelab accepting scripts – rolling submissions

Mind the Gap seeking plays by British Writers for performance in NYC ($5 fee) – Deadline:  None posted.  Plays to be produced in November 2014

Kings Head Theatre seeking work in development for Without Decor – Deadline: none posted

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

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

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

Events and workshops: 

IdeasTap inspires – writing workshop ‘Shoot the Cop’ – Workshop date: 14 November 2014 at 3pm – 5pm

IdeasTap Workshop – Write Now 6: Synopsis Surgery (1) – Workshop date: 20  November 2014 at 4pm – 6pm

IdeasTap Workshop – An Introduction to Verbatim Theatre – Workshop date: 24  November 2014 at 3pm – 5pm

IdeasTap Workshop – Write Now 6: Synopsis Surgery (2) – Workshop date: 4 December 2014 at 4pm – 6pm

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