Talawa Theatre Company – open to submissions from Black British writers

Submit your script to Talawa Theatre Company

Talawa, Britain’s primary Black-led theatre company, is looking for new writers. They are expanding the opportunities they offer to artists, including:

– Talawa Writers’ Programme: three new commissions and a programme of development activities

– Talawa Firsts: a season of scratch performances

– Studio Firsts: research and development weeks for theatre-makers

Talawa is calling for scripts by new and emerging Black British writers, the script submission window is between 1st July and 31st July 2015.

How to apply: Please send your script along with a short covering letter telling them about you and your work to:

Jane Fallowfield, Talawa Theatre Company, 53-55 East Road, London N1 6AH.

Each script is read by one of their readers and will receive feedback. They aim to respond to you within 3 months.

More information on their website

Deadline: 31 July 2015

Source: BBC Writers Room

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