A MAP TO YOU – Paid playwriting opportunity to create new, short plays with people with dementia

Registered charity The Dot Collective who provide professional theatre and creative activities for those living with dementia are looking for three playwrights to join their project A Map to You

A Map to You is a storytelling project that will connect families living with dementia to professional playwrights. A series of sensory, reminiscent storytelling activities and workshops will be facilitated to create memory based, new short plays. The short plays will be produced for performance and film, with public performances and online screenings, for a diverse audience.

Playwrights will be connected with a family dealing with dementia who they’ll communicate with, developing their memories into a short play.

The majority of the work will be from home with occasional social, face-to-face visits with dementia participants (where possible).

They are looking for experienced, professional playwrights who are passionate about creating theatre for and with those with dementia, and are comfortable working in such an environment.

Project timeline:
June/July – building connections and story development
August/September – Script development

Fee (paid to playwright):


Friday 21st May


Contact Details


Event dates:
16 May 2021 -
16 May 2021
Opportunity deadline:
21 May 2021


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