Freelance Writer, Empowering Voices, Exploring Worldviews 2021 – 2023 / Leicester


Deadline: Thu 18 Aug 2022
We are seeking a freelance writer to join our team of artists to research and support the development and writing of a 10-minute original audio play script which will be produced by a professional team.

The overarching content of the script is to explore the lived-experience of the Hindu community including the Diwali festival. The final production will be recorded by professional actors performing alongside young performers from participating schools.

Location: Leicestershire. Writers will be required to run workshops in the school working with the drama facilitator and within the Hindi community.

Fee:
Workshops £1050 - 7 sessions @ £150.00 in school/community plus mileage at 40p per mile. / Script creation £1,000.00

Person Specification

Essential
Experience of writing for the stage / radio.
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Experience of working within a small team
Able to work to deadlines

Desirable
Experience of writing for the stage in a collaborative community context
Writing qualification to degree level
Experience/knowledge of the way in which religious and non-religious worldviews are explored through the school RE curriculum
Experience/knowledge of Hindi worldviews

The project has been commissioned by the Lincoln Diocesan Board of Education (LDBE) and will be jointly produced and delivered by Shooting Fish Theatre Company, cultural solutions UK and Taylor Made Arts.

Find out more at shootingfish.co.uk/opportunities-2/ (Scroll down page to bottom)

Application Procedure: Please send a CV, covering letter (1 page) and two page sample of work by email to: hello@taylormadearts.co.uk

Deadline: 12 noon on 18 August 2022

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