Upstairs at the Western seeking writers for scratch night

Upstairs at the Western are are looking for  pieces of writing between 10 and 15 minutes of duologue from either a self-contained mini-play or an excerpt from a longer work. The work must be suitable for two female, GNC or non-binary actors. This work must not have been previously professionally performed.

Each writer will receive advice and critical feedback of 500 words from arts professionals & in addition to having their piece performed on stage, script in hand, by professional actors in front of an audience.

Who can apply: You’ll need to send themthe full play script plus a brief introductory outline & personal biography. Applications are open to all but they will prioritise writing from female, GNC & non-binary playwrights, writers of colour & the LGBT+ community

They particularly welcome applications from actors of colour and those from within the LGBT+ community. Please send us an acting CV or Spotlight link when applying

How to apply: Please address all queries and applications programming@upstairsatthewestern.com and include SCRATCH in the subject line. All the info here is also on their website 

Deadline: 25 October 2019 

Source: @Playwriting_UK

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