How can you create characters and situations using social media and digital technologies?
How can you create characters and situations using social media and digital
technologies? How does audience participation influence and shape the story?
How can you build multimedia narratives which resonate within a live theatre
We are looking for innovative approaches which respond to the way in which
digital interactions are now an intrinsic part of most people's social existence,
and which explore how social media can support creative interaction between
practitioners, and between practitioners and audiences.
Edge Hill University, North West Playwrights and Capital Theatre Festival 2012
invite proposals from writers and theatre practitioners for projects which explore
the relationships between virtual and live spaces. We encourage pitches for
dramas which develop narratives over multiple platforms.
Your project must culminate in a live performance of approximately 30 minutes
duration, to be shown at The Rose Theatre in autumn 2012. Up to 6 proposals
will be shortlisted and invited to pitch their ideas at Capital Theatre Festival,
Birmingham. Up to two proposals will then be selected to receive practical,
dramaturgical and financial support to be developed towards a live showing at a
special event at the Rose Theatre, Edge Hill, in autumn 2012.
Project proposals should be no more than 800 words in length and submitted
online at www.edgehill.ac.uk/rosetheatre by Tuesday 1 May.