Writer, Sleeping Beauty – a new pantomime, Gala Durham

Gala Durham is seeking a writer to work with us to deliver our family pantomime, Sleeping Beauty this Christmas.

We are looking to create a new, exciting, magical production which is:

  • Accessible, entertaining and engaging for the whole family
  • Funny
  • Joyful
  • Interactive
  • High quality and ambitious
  • Relevant to our County Durham audience

Our pantomime will have a cast of 7 actors plus professional dancers. We would like our new production to retain elements of a classic pantomime and the Sleeping Beauty fairytale but with a contemporary feel. We are looking for bold submissions but entertaining our audience and making them laugh is key.

Who Can Apply?

We are looking for proposals from writers who have at least one professional theatre writing credit, experience of creating work for young people and are based in the UK. We would particularly like to hear from writers who were either born, raised or are now based in the North East.

The fee and royalty will be in line with current Writers’ Guild Agreement.

Key Dates

Deadline to apply Sunday 13 February 2022.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an informal discussion the week beginning 21 February 2022.

The production will take place from 23 November 2022 until 8 January 2023.

How to Apply

Please send:

A current CV

A synopsis and character breakdown

One sample scene

To: productions@galadurham.co.uk

We are committed to ensuring that this opportunity is open and accessible to everyone. If you experience or anticipate any barriers within the application process, or require any help to make an application, please contact us.

Deadline: 13 February 2022

Source: Arts Jobs

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