We are looking for 10 North West based Writers who are people from the African and Caribbean diasporas, people who are South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, North African and Middle Eastern or ethnically-mixed heritages and/or are deaf or disabled.
The selected writers will work with an actor(s) across 2 x 2 hour workshops to create a monologue for Hear Me Now Volume 2. The workshops will be facilitated by theatre maker Cheryl Martin, who will bring together actors and writers to create characters and a storyline leading to the creation of monologues that are driven by the actor.
Writers will receive a total fee of £330 for 2 x 3 minute monologues.
We are asking interested applicants to send 1-2 examples of your writing (no more than 1 page in length) along with a short paragraph on how you would approach this brief to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please make sure to include: your name, email address, contact number and postcode.
Submissions will be anonymised for the panel who will meet on 8 April 2021.
Deadline for submissions: 1 April 2021
About Hear Me Now
Hear Me Now is a unique collection of over eighty original audition monologues, expressly created by a range of award-winning writers brought together by producer Titilola Dawudu and Tamasha Theatre Company. They’re ideal for actors of colour searching for speeches for auditions or training, and writers, teachers, and theatre-makers who are passionate about improving diversity. Read more here and listen to the Hear Me Now podcast.