DYSPLA Storymakers Residency

Deadline: 16/12/2018  |  Published: 06/11/2018  |  City: London  |  Region: London  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Kazimir Bielecki

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Supported by the Arts Council England, DYSPLA are looking for 3 neurodivergent storymakers that are keen to write a script for screen or stage. We have three residences available and will offer full development and support during the process.

Supported by the Arts Council England, DYSPLA are looking for 3 storymakers, identifying as neurodivergent, that are keen to write a script for screen or stage. We have three residencies available on our 12-month program (part-time) and will offer full development and support during the whole process.

DEADLINE - 16th DECEMBER 2018.

Neurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a brain that functions in ways that diverge significantly from the dominant societal standards of “normal.” Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, Autistic Spectrum, Tourette Syndrome, and others.

The residency will be tailored to each resident and will take place in London throughout 2019. Along with Surgery Scripts sessions, dramaturgy, a rehearsed reading and mentoring, DYSPLA will provide travel subsidy for anyone outside of London, desk space and rehearsal rooms.

  • Surgery Scripts (SS) sessions,
  • A professional rehearsed reading
  • Industry mentoring
  • 1 full script SS rehearsal
  • Dramaturgy sessions
  • 2 hrs a week story development and production advice
  • Script notes from some of our SS Directors Pool of over 130 directors
  • Travel & subsistence, desk/rehearsal space
  • Access to our industry database and networking support;
  • Online marketing thoughout 2019

DYSPLA is currently accepting pitch ideas for their storymakers residency and welcomes submission from anyone regardless of experience. If you want to tell a story, we want to hear from you and you can submit your pitch idea in any format, a video pitch or an mp3 file. All we ask for is an outline of your story and why you need to tell it.
 
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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Anyone who identifies as Neurodivergent is eligible for this residency. Neurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a brain that functions in ways that diverge significantly from the dominant societal standards of “normal.” Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, Autistic Spectrum, Tourette Syndrome, and others.
When is the deadline?
12 midday, 16th December 2018
How long is the residency?
The residency will commence part time throughout 2019. The residency will be tailored to the needs of the resident.
Will travel be covered by DYSPLA?
DYSPLA will provide travel subsidy for anyone outside of London.
Does the location have disabled access?
Yes, DYSPLA studio has lift access.
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
Personalised marketing will be provided throughout 2019 for each resident.

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