At Durham Student Theatre we are extremely passionate about new writing. Lots of our affiliate theatre companies support and put on new writing in the form of new writing showcases, scratch nights and full length original plays, musicals, and adaptations. As a member of DST we will let you know about all new writing opportunities within DST. We also work with Purple Radio and Durham Student Productions who often send out calls for new writing for radio plays and short films.
Durham Drama Festival
Durham Drama Festival (DDF) is Durham University’s new writing competition for the stage. DDF is a key event in the student theatre calendar, showcasing the wealth of creative talent among students at Durham University, and encouraging participation in theatre in any capacity. Comprised of three days of original theatre completely written, produced, designed and performed by students, as well as workshops by an invited panel of industry professionals.
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