Plenty of script development and award opportunities available to apply for this month!

Playwriting Australia Script Development 2017

Playwriting Australia has been busy around Australia and doesn’t want you to miss out on the action and opportunities they provide. Applications are now now open for PWA’s first round of script development opportunities for 2017. Playwrights  will be considered for Rapid Fire, National Script Workshops and Long Form programs.
For information on the PWA play selection process click here.
For submission guidelines and to apply click here. Applications close: 5pm Monday 23 January 2017.

National Play Festival: All plays developed through PWA’s script development programs will be automatically considered for the National Play Festival each year. See for more information.

The New Plot awaits you! Closing 31st December.

Presented by 107 Projects and Actors Centre Australia(ACA), The New Plot is a new development award for Australian Playwrights. This initiative has been created to foster professional development for writers and actors to bring new Australian stories to the stage.

Writers are invited to submit their 25-35 minute scripts, with plays to be shortlisted by an expert panel, including Dean Carey, Philip Quast and Stephen Sewell.

For more information or to submit please go to The New Plot or contact 107 Projects at 107 Redfern Street; Redfern, NSW, 2016. Phone: 02 9690 1007

The 2017 Griffin Award is now open. Closes 31 December.

The prestigious Griffin Award recognises an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voice, with the winner receiving a $10,000 prize.

The Griffin Award has a long history of recognising new talent and cementing the careers of Australian writers, as the Honour Board of Griffin Award winners attests. Now in its nineteenth year, the Griffin Award is generously supported by Copyright Agency Limited.

Applications close at 5pm on Saturday 31 December 2016. Visit Griffin Theatre’s Award site to submit your entry or to find out more, including eligibility details, terms and conditions and frequently asked questions.


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