Play Submission Opportunities

For years, busy playwrights have relied on the Playwrights’ Center for our extensive, robust, continually updated collection of playwriting opportunities. This database of opportunities is updated almost every day and contains information on contests, theaters looking for scripts, publication opportunities, fellowships, and more.

The opportunities board is a benefit of Playwrights’ Center membership. If you want access to hundreds of opportunities like the ones you see below—as well as a host of other benefits—become a member today!

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Opportunities

Opportunity
The Lark (New York | NY)

Communications Manager

The COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER’S primary focus is to amplify -- locally, nationally and globally -- The Lark’s mission, programs and outreach efforts through a skillfully planned and executed public relations and marketing strategy. Working directly with Lark writers, staff and the leadership team, the CM supports the vision of The Lark and affiliated artists and communicates that to the broader community. The CM develops relationships with key journalists across the media platforms; develops captivating narratives and pitches for a wide array of programs and plays; creates innovative ways to build community around artists and their plays; and raises The Lark’s institutional profile. The CM is responsible for all aspects of marketing, which includes creating programs, posters, press releases, brochures, newsletters, website and social media. In all endeavors, the Communications Manager works towards the Lark’s mission and vision, and ensures that their work aligns with The Lark’s values of equity, access and inclusion. The CM works to help make The Lark a nurturing environment where artists can fulfill their artistic potential and feel welcome, valued and wholly supported.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
US Citizens/Able to Work in US
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
6 / 11 / 2021

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Opportunity
The Lark (New York | NY)

Operations Manager

Operations Manager will be interfacing with artists, staff, vendors, and other community members. This person must cultivate an atmosphere of warmth and respect, have strong interpersonal skills, and feel comfortable communicating with people from a variety of backgrounds. This position entails making sure The Lark’s studio, public, and office spaces are clean, well-stocked, and functioning. It will require anticipating and serving the needs of artists and staff, and proactively working to meet these needs as well as troubleshooting issues that may arise.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
US Citizens/Able to work in USA
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
5 / 14 / 2021

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Opportunity
The Lark (New York | NY)

Resident Dramaturg

The Resident Dramaturg supports and advocates for writers in The Lark community through deep and strategic artistic development. The Resident Dramaturg shepherds the Roundtable Program, a cornerstone of The Lark’s work, and conducts multiple writer’s workshops and retreats throughout the year. They work with The Lark’s staff to cultivate a welcoming, nurturing, rigorously creative environment where playwrights feel free to explore and drive their own unique creative process.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
US Citizens/Able to work in the US
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
6 / 11 / 2021

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