Friday, 19 May 2017

Red Dragonfly New Playwriting Competition

New Playwriting Competition | Red Dragonfly Productions

After a successful launch in February 2017, Red Dragonfly Productions in association with Grist to the Mill are running Taking Flight Festival 2018 and are looking for new and emerging writers from British East Asian, South Asian and South East Asian communities who are interested in contributing and sharing their contemporary and traditional stories.

Successful applicants will be invited to a free workshop and from that three applicants will be selected to have their plays produced and performed in their festival in July 2018.

There will be a £1000 fee paid to each writer whose play is performed at the festival. Red Dragonfly and in-house dramaturge, Ross Ericson, will support you throughout your script development.
Applicants must be over eighteen and UK based
Submit pitch/idea/story to
Deadline for submission is 1st October 2017
There is no entry fee
Previous applicants are welcome to submit again
Visit for criteria and more information

Taking Flight New Writing Festival 2018 is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

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