Tron Theatre – Resident Writer (Residency for Scotland-based playwrights)

Tron Theatre is pleased to announce its 2023/24 Resident Writer opportunity, offering a Scotland-based playwright a commission to write and develop a new piece of theatre.

Applicants are invited to submit a previously written play as an example of their writing and an idea for a play they would like to write if chosen as the Resident Writer.

The Resident Writer will receive a first draft commission fee of £2,235 for a new play of up to 60 minutes, as well as a package of support including:

  • Up to 4 sessions with a dramaturg
  • A rehearsal week supported by a director and performers
  • A public reading at the Tron in May 2024
  • Advice and support from the Tron’s team.

Deadline: Noon on Thursday 28th September.

The successful applicant will be someone who shows real promise as a stylish and distinctive playwright and who pitches an idea the Tron Theatre are excited about and intrigued by.

Find out more on their website.


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