APPLY FOR Re:Play Writing/Performance Bursaries Deadline 5pm 7th November 2014


Re:Play is a new programme for up to five advanced Black, Asian and minority ethnic writer-performers interested in developing, and performing, a one-person show addressing a critical social issue. The programme includes:

  • A £1,000 bursary plus travel costs
  • Four master classes between January-July 2015 exploring writing, performing and producing
  • A mentor to provide critical feedback and guidance throughout the Re:Play process
  • At least one scratch opportunity
  • A showcase performance in July 2015 at London’s Southbank Centre (date TBC)

Re:Play welcomes applications from BAME performers and writers who are currently resident in England. Please note: successful applicants will be those who can demonstrate the ability to perform their own work. You will need to be available on selected dates between January and July 2015.


Re:Play is a collaboration between cultural producer Nimble Fish and writer/performer Nick Makoha and has evolved through their work together to produce Nick’s one-person show, My Father and Other Superheroes. The show is touring England in 2015. Both the tour and Re:Play are supported by Arts Council England.

Submission Guidelines:

  •  A outline of the social issue you wish to tackle and your motivation for doing so
  • A one-page treatment of your idea
  • A short description of a charity or NPO you would like to connect with, and why. You may include a letter of support from the charity/NPO.
  • A CV highlighting your relevant achievements and links to selected work online. These can be included as attachments but please don’t include more than four.
  • Up to 400 words about how Re:Play would affect your professional development.
  • Applications must be received via e-mail no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 7th November 2014. Subject line should be ‘Re:Play application’

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