IASH/Traverse Creative Fellowship

IASH and the Traverse Theatre will commission a play on or inspired by any aspect of the Institute’s current interests. The stipend will be £10,000 and the recipient will have a private office and full Fellowship at IASH, and contribute to the Institute’s events, including giving at least one work-in-progress seminar during the tenure of the Fellowship. During the period of the fellowship the playwright will receive dramaturgical support from the Traverse’s Literary Department.

The recipient must be Edinburgh-based for the duration of the residency, as their regular presence at IASH is expected and they will be encouraged to play a part in the artistic life of the theatre.

The tenure of the Fellowship will be between 6 and 10 months, by agreement, with the intention that the playwright will submit a complete play to the Traverse at the end of 2019.

 

Deadline

5pm on Thursday 31st January 2019.

  • Interested applicants are invited to put in writing why they would like to take up this Fellowship and what they would like to explore in their commissioned play.
  • Applications should demonstrate an awareness of the work and ethos of the Traverse and IASH and a sense of how the writer and their work might fit into this.
  • Applicants should have had a minimum of two professional productions of their work.
  • Interviews will be held in the second week of February 2019 in central Edinburgh.

 

https://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/iashtraverse-creative-fellowship

Published on:
12 Dec 2018

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