Yellow Earth has launched a new two-year Professional Writers’ Programme for writers of East Asian* descent led by Caroline Jester
Four early-career writers will be selected to take part in this intensive new two-year programme with the aim of developing at least one play for the company to produce. If you are a writer of drama of East Asian* descent with a new idea for theatre, this programme will develop your idea and craft by providing support from industry experts.
It will include:
Yellow Earth Theatre creates, nurtures and champions the best of British East Asian (BEA) Theatre. Founded in 1995, provides much-needed opportunities for BEA artists at all stages of their careers to stretch their muscles and grow with a programme of work that includes new plays, classics, staged play readings of international playwrights and an extensive outreach programme.
To apply: Submit an outline and a sample scene for the new play you would like to work on if selected for this programme
Submit one previous full-length piece of work in your chosen medium; theatre, radio or screen.
Submit an application form which can be downloaded from the website. Completed application forms and your submitted documents can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The reading process to select writers will be anonymous, please do NOT include your name and contact details on your outline & sample scene or on your full-length piece. Your name and contact details should be on the application form only.
*East Asia includes the following countries: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and their Diasporas.
The deadline for applications is 5 pm Friday 17th February 2017. To learn more and apply, visit the Yellow Earth Application website