Tron Theatre: Resident Writer

Closing date: Thu 28 Sep 2023: 12am

Tron Theatre is pleased to announce its 2023/24 Resident Writer opportunity, offering a Scotland-based playwright a commission to write and develop a new piece of theatre.

Applicants are invited to submit a previously written play as an example of their writing and an idea for a play they would like to write if chosen as the Resident Writer.

The Resident Writer will receive a first draft commission fee of £2,235 for a new play of up to 60 minutes, as well as a package of support including:

– Up to four sessions with a dramaturg
– A rehearsal week supported by a director and performers
– A public reading at the Tron in May 2024
– Advice and support from the Tron’s team.

The successful applicant will be someone who shows real promise as a stylish and distinctive playwright and who pitches an idea the Tron Theatre are excited about and intrigued by.

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Closing date: Thu 28 Sep 2023: 12am