Submissons are now open for the 8th Theatre Breaks Festival from Tiny Dog Productions

Performance date: 10 – 13 November, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Venue: The Fiddler’s Elbow, Camden, NW5 3HS

Theatre Breaks is comprised of a 4 night run, which Theatre Companies/directors/writers/producers can use as a free platform to showcase new or developing work. Be it a new short play, an excerpt from a longer piece, a new adaptation, a musical, a puppet show, a sketch, a monologue or a story – all are welcome at the festival. Each show will run for NO LONGER THAN 20 MINUTES and will be performed back to back over four consecutive nights.

Successful companies/directors will be notified by Monday, 14 October. There will be a mandatory meeting on 21 October at 7pm @ The Fiddler’s Elbow for all successful applicants. One person (Director/Producer) must attend from each production.

Additional notes:

  • They can accept one submission per writer/company/director.
  • Please note, the performance space is NON-TRADITIONAL and the set up is very basic, so your show needs to be performed with minimal light and sound cues.
  • The event is open to anyone, no previous experience necessary and they are looking for submissions from a diverse range of applicants.
  • Tiny Dog Productions will provide the Performance venue – including basic lighting and sound, a technical operator, marketing and support to directors/companies within reason. ALL aspects of casting, rehearsal and direction will be the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Directors/companies will be required to provide all set and costume.

How to apply:  To apply, send script submissions and show synopsis to Please use the title of your play as the subject line. If you do not have a completed script, please send a synopsis and a detailed break down of the piece you would like to perform. Plays must be no longer than 20 minutes.

Deadline: Friday 11 October, 2013 at 5pm

Source:  Playwriting UK Facebook Group

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