Posts Tagged ‘award’

Lyric Seeks Playwright in Residence

1st December 2010 by Maura McHugh

lyric theatreThe Lyric Theatre in Belfast wishes to appoint a Playwright in Residence for a period of 12 months.

The successful applicant will be expected to commence the residency around April/May 2011, and the closing date for applicants is 4pm on 17 December 2010.

The salary is a payment of fees totalling £15,034

More information on the position is available on the web site.

International Playwriting Festival Competition

6th July 2010 by Maura McHugh

Warehouse Theatre Company in the UK are looking for new plays for their International Playwriting Festival, which will take place in March 2011.

The International Playwriting Festival has been discovering and promoting the work of new playwrights since 1986.  Over the years it has consolidated the Warehouse Theatre Company’s role as a powerhouse of new writing.

The IPF is held in two parts: The first is a competition with entries accepted from all over the world, which are judged by a panel of distinguished theatre practitioners. The second is a showcase of the selected plays held the following year.

Deadline: 31 July 2010

To find out more and apply, visit the competition website.

Fleadh Pitching Finalists

5th July 2010 by Maura McHugh

Galway Film FleadhThe Galway Film Fleadh has announced the short-listed candidates for the Pitching Award:

  • Yvonne Keane
  • Tony Flynn
  • Len Collins
  • Pat Comer
  • Thomas Hefferon


The event takes place at noon on Sunday 11th July in the Radisson Blu Hotel.