NEW WRITING WANTED,
The Accidental Festival is curated and produced by students on
the BA( Hons) Theatre Practice course (Performance Arts Strand),
and is held at The Roundhouse in Camden on the 22nd to the 24th May
2009. The festival serves as a platform for exploring the changing
face of contemporary performance and live arts and is a place where
both artists and audiences can exchange ideas and form lasting
What we are looking for: Short new plays or scenes from a
play in development. (No longer than fifteen minutes worth,
in terms of performance time.)
The writing submitted must have some relevance to The Accidental
Festival's theme of 'connection.' This can of course be interpreted
in any way you see fit...
The successful entries: Will have the opportunity to
showcase their new writing at The Roundhouse, as part of the
programme of The Accidental Festival in May 2009.
If successful, we ask that you prepare your writing either in
the form of performance or reading. Getting together all that you
might need for performance, including props, actors, directors and
anything else you might need!
At the end of each piece, there will be an opportunity to take
questions from the audience and receive any feedback.
Application Process: In order to be considered, start by
completing The Accidental Festival Application form at:
Stating clearly that this is an application for 'New Writing
within The Accidental Festival' in the box that says 'Description
of the work you would like to perform at The Accidental
Following this, please then submit either a short new play or
scenes from a play in development to
also including a synopsis of your piece.
Within this email please state your contact details, including
name, email and telephone number.
In the email subject box, please state clearly that this is an
application for 'New Writing within The Accidental Festival'
Deadline for submissions is 6th March.
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