She Writes

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DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM For emerging wRITERS

ABOUT THE INITIATIVE
We are seeking expressions of interest from female-identifying writers to develop their script with the possibility of realising the play on the stage in future Theatre Works St.Kilda programming.

Our aim is to offer two residencies in 2020 for emerging or mid-career playwrights and offer the following support (noting the project is currently unfunded and there no monetary financial commitment from Theatre Works):

THE COMMITMENT
Selected writers will be supported throughout their writing

process including the following:
Access to hot desk at Theatre Works – meeting space including wifi, photocopying, printing other amenities
Programmed play readings – public or by invitation
Development/Rehearsal time in the theatre
Professional feedback on the script throughout the process of development

THE ASPIRATIONS
Realisation of the script to the TW stage
Engagement of artists in the development of the work
Providing much needed structural support around the writer
Support mid career / emerging writers

THE FUTURE
Fund this programme
Pay the writers and artists

Trans women and non-binary folk are encouraged to apply. It will be a blind submission process, with writers details kept anonymous from assessors. There are a few demographic questions below so that we can ensure diversity amongst those selected.

HOW TO SUBMIT
Simply fill out the short online form below before 6pm on the Monday 9th of December. Make sure to attach a writing sample, this does not need to be on topic, but is just to demonstrate your writing style.

All writers will be contacted by the 14th of January 2020.

If you have any questions about the project or the submission process please contact producer@theatreworks.org.au