W5 Productions seeking one act plays for Mental Health Festival

W5 Productions is a new production company. In November they’re staging a full schedule of events- new films, theatre, live events- for their Mental Health Festival.

What they are looking for: writers to submit 1 act plays focused on 1 aspect of mental health detailed below.

They are looking for plays that will initially be performed during the festival within the University of west London. This will serve as a showcase for the work and producers will be invited to these one act plays. If they, or their collaborative partners, are interested in a 1 act play showcased at the festival they will then look at working with the writer to form a full length play that will then be produced at a London venue.

The subjects they are looking for pieces on need to fall within one of the following:

– Depression and Anxiety

– Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

– Body Image and the media

– Dealing with my sexuality and mental health

– Suicide Prevention

They are looking for both hard hitting drama as well as pieces with humour. They can be of any style but must be no more than 1 hr in running length and feature no more than 5 characters.

 

“Please note, that this is a selection process so submitting does not mean the script will be accepted. You are assurred any scripts submitted will be treated with uptmost respect and only used for the purposes detailed here

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALTHOUGH THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS 15TH JULY WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT A CERTAIN NUMBER OF SCRIPTS. AFTER WE HAVE RECEIVED THIS NUMBER WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONSIDER ANY MORE. THEREFORE EARLY SUBMISSIONS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED.”

How to submit: email W5productions@uwl.ac.uk

Deadline: 15 July 2019 

Source: Arts Jobs

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