Applications are now open for playwrights and theatre makers for the IASH/Traverse Creative Fellowship. The Fellowship is a collaboration between IASH (the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, supporting innovative research and public engagement activities across the arts, humanities and social sciences) and the Traverse Theatre, Scotland’s leading New Writing Theatre.
In 2024, they will provide one Creative Fellowship that commissions, develops and supports an exceptional and innovative playwright in the creation of a new piece of work that speaks to our lives now and into the future.
Please send a cover letter (no more than 2 pages of A4) and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org containing the following information by 5pm on Friday 22 September:
- Why you are interested in the Fellowship.
- A short statement about you and your work.
- A short statement about the story or idea you want to use as a starting point for your play.
Notes: Candidates must have had at least one professionally produced play to be considered.
Shortlisted writers will be interviewed via Zoom or in-person in early October. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to send two examples of their writing / work prior to interviewing – please do not include any writing examples in your initial application.
THE DEADLINE IS 17:00 BST ON 22 SEPTEMBER. INTERVIEWS ARE LIKELY TO TAKE PLACE IN EARLY OCTOBER.