Living Now – Writers Residency

Image: Brown Cab Productions My Lovers’ Bones, 2015. Photo by Deryk McAlpin.

Applications close 13 March 2017

 In 2017 Malthouse Theatre and Footscray Community Arts Centre partner to deliver LIVING NOW, a new program providing a residency and commission opportunity for two writers from diverse backgrounds.

Expressions of interest are invited from writers, storytellers or playwrights from culturally and linguistically diverse or Indigenous backgrounds with an interest in developing a new work for theatre.

Two writers will receive:

  • A residency of up to 8 months at Malthouse Theatre, including a writing workspace, invitation to opening nights and regular meetings with a dramaturg and selected mentors to further develop ideas for a new theatrical work
  • Opportunities to observe Malthouse Theatre’s productions in rehearsal
  • Residency Fee ($2,500)
  • New play commission ($15,000)

For more info go here