UPDATE: We understand that some members were unable to complete stage 3 of the brief application. For those of you who reached stage 3, the brief is now open until 8pm on Thursday 23 August. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The application process has changed this year - please click on the How To Respond tab above to find out how to apply.
This is the brief for PRODUCERS. If this is not your discipline then please go to:
Please read all the information and instructions before applying.
It’s here: the biggest theatre brief of the year.
The 24 Hour Plays: Old Vic New Voices provides 38 actors, writers, directors and producers, aged 18-30, with the opportunity to create a play for The Old Vic stage, performed in front of 1,000 friends, family and industry VIPs.
In just 24 hours, six original works are created from absolutely nothing by a group of talented emerging practitioners. And we want you to be one of them.
This riveting event has been wowing audiences for the last six years and has launched over 250 careers; securing agents, West End contracts, TV roles and commissions.
Past participants of The 24 Hour Plays: Old Vic New Voices have included:
Playwrights: Mike Bartlett (Chariots of Fire, Gielgud Theatre), Lucy Kirkwood (NSFW, Royal Court), Nick Payne (Electra, Gate Theatre) and Morgan Lloyd Malcolm (Belongings, Hampstead Theatre / West End, Aladdin, Lyric Hammersmith).
Actors: Iris Roberts (Duchess of Malfi, Old Vic Theatre) Charlotte Mills (Jerusalem, West End & Broadway), Nick Blakeley (Sunshine Boys, Savoy Theatre), Gethin Anthony (Game of Thrones, HBO), and Charity Wakefield (Mockingbird Lane, NBC).
Directors: Oli Rose (Associate Director, Chariots of Fire, Gielgud Theatre), Adam Lenson (Associate Director, Road Show, Menier Chocolate Factory and Ordinary Days, Trafalgar Studios), George Perrin and James Grieve (Artistic Directors, Paines Plough) Simon Evans (Resident Assistant Director, Donmar Warehouse).
Producers: Amy Letman (Associate Producer, West Yorkshire Playhouse), Jo Danvers (Assistant General Manager, Donmar Warehouse) and Emma Brünjes (General Manager, Nimax Theatres).
To find out what we’re offering, take a look at the What We’re Offering PDF.
And, before you dive in, make sure you’ve read our terms and conditions.
Before applying you must be available on the following dates:
Initial producer interviews: Monday 24 OR Tuesday 25 September 2012
Audition weekend: Thursday 27 OR Friday 28 September 2012
Bonding day: Thursday 18 October 2012
The 24 Hour Plays: Saturday 27 October 2012– 9.30pm onwards; Sunday 28 October – ALL DAY
To find out how to apply, click How to Respond at the top of this page.
This brief closes on Thursday 23 August at 5pm and is open to IdeasTap members aged 18 to 30. If you have any technical queries, please email email@example.com. If you have any project enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Late entries will not be accepted under any circumstances, including technical issues – so make sure you don’t leave your application to the last minute.