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★★★★ - Theatre Weekly


The Submissions window for Response 4: Change is now closed


Submissions criteria:

We are looking for 5 solo pieces exploring the theme of Change. All pieces will be performed at The old Red Lion theatre on Sunday 17th and Monday 18th Feb 2019.


Although we endeavour to fundraise and create a sustainable way of paying artists in the future, at the moment, this is a not-for-profit project and therefore unpaid. It is a learning and development project for under-represented and emerging artists ONLY.


Please do not apply unless you've read ALL of the criteria below:


Submission criteria-

  • Each piece no longer than 15 mins in length.

  • We're looking for scripted pieces (less than 10 pages) and/ or devised pieces, spoken word, poetry, movement.

  • Must not have been performed previously

  • Solo pieces only (1 performer.)

  • All pieces must be created by under-represented and emerging artists.

  • Previous experience- Some participation in short plays and/or fringe productions essential. No formal training necessary.

  • Applicant must be open to working collaboratively, under the guidance of Blink Theatre, for the benefit of all artists involved.


How To Apply-

Send your application to

  • In the subject box please put RESPONSE 4 followed by 'Writer' for scripts, 'Artist' for other pieces.

  • Include no more than 250 words describing your piece and explaining why you would benefit from working with Blink Theatre.

  • Please include a short video relating to the work if possible.

    (Please do not send CV's or other examples of writing).


What is the process-

  • A whole company, meet 'n' greet, script reading/initial sharing and feedback. Dec 2019, Date TBC.

  • You'll receive feedback from a team of industry professionals for 2 further drafts of your script/piece. .

  • Your piece will be cast if it's not already.

  • Whole company rehearsals and feedback.

  • All pieces directed by emerging directors, who are mentored by Lotte Ruth Johnson, Artistic Director of Blink Theatre.

  • A collaborative learning process for all participants looking to further their experience.

  • You'll be part of the growing Response Team! Check out our testimonials on the Response page.



Send applications to by 30th November 2018.

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