OutStageUs programme aims to provide creative opportunities through an individually tailored artistic pathway. HiveNorth are looking for scripts that explore LGBTQ+ themes written by LGBTQ+ people.
Scripts can be something you’ve already been working on or can be explicitly written for the event. They can be monologues, duologues, short scenes or spoken word.
All submitted scripts will be read, and feedback will be offered to those shortlisted. Up to 10 scripts will then be selected from the shortlist for a uniquely tailored development process, and these writers will receive a fee of £350. The final scripts will then be presented at the OutStageUs event at The Lowry.
- Number of Characters: 1 – 4. Length: 12 minutes (approximately 12 pages).
- Only one script per writer is permitted.
- Scripts submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
- Writers must be based within the United Kingdom.
- Scripts must be anonymised.
- Title pages should contain only the script title.
- Scripts must not have been performed previously.
23:59 Sunday 17th July
Shortlist Announced: Monday 1st August
Final Scripts Announced: Friday 12th August