Secondary Partnership Scheme: Emerging Playwrights opportunity
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is committed to developing the work of emerging artists and companies from across the region. The Coliseum offers a safe and welcoming creative environment to take your work to the next level.
We’re calling for early-career writers to get involved in the Secondary Partnership Scheme. The Secondary Partnership Scheme engages many secondary schools across Oldham, Tameside, Rochdale and Manchester. We are looking for four emerging writers; aged 18-30 years to create a 15 minute play in response to a main stage show which will be performed by young people aged 11 to 16.
Each playwright chosen will be paid a fee of £200 for their work.
The writers will also benefit from:
You will need to be available for workshops in July/August TBC
To apply, please email 2 examples of your work (5 pages for each example), a 500 word statement of interest and your CV with contact details. Please send your applications with the subject line ‘Secondary Partnership Scheme Writing’ to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for receipt of entries is: Monday 9 July