Catalyst 2020: calling all young Writers and Directors

If you're 18-25 and interested in writing and directing for theatre, this opportunity could be for you. 

Catalyst 2020: calling all young Writers and Directors

ArtsLab are looking for early-career playwrights or directors aged 18-25 to join them for two weeks from March 23rd - April 3rd 2020. Working with professional actors and mentors to create new theatre, this new work will then be showcased at the Alchymy Festival 2020. 

How do I apply?

You can apply through an application, script submission and interview via Skype. Visit the website for more details. 

How much does it cost?

The residency is free, with accommodation and meals provided.

Important dates: 

  • Application Deadline: 3 January 2020
  • Longlist: 3 February
  • Shortlist Announced: 17 February
  • Director Interviews: 18 – 19 February
  • Playwright Interviews: 20 – 21 February
  • Catalyst Residency: 23 March – 3 April
  • Alchymy Festival: 3 – 5 April

For more details, you can download the information document from the Catalyst website

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