LIFT OFF SHOWCASES

For writers, actors, directors and producers from ethnically diverse background.

The showcases attract established individuals from the TV, theatre and film industry;


Casting Directors such as; Carolyn McLeod, Anna McAuley, Sarah Hughes, Derek Barnes, Annie Rowe, Sonia Allam, and Lime Pictures.
 

Agents such as; United Agents, Curtis Brown, Milburn Browning, Billboard Personal Management and The Richard Stone Partnership.


Companies such as; BBC, Team Angelica, Talawa

Theatre Company, Triforce Creative Network and Lime Pictures.

 

Writers such as Bola Agbaje, Philip Gawthorne, Chris Thompson, Chris Urch, Rose Lewenstein

Artists have gained representation, work and/or valuable contacts.

The showcases are paid to make them accessible.

You must be a member to apply.

 

6 Degrees:
It's a small World

The playwright, Frigyes Karinthy, was the first to bring forth the 6 degrees of separation theory which refers to the idea that everyone on this earth are approximately six or less steps away from introduction to each other.

6 Degrees is a fusion of the some of the UK’s finest emerging writing talent.

                 7 

14 monologues are showcased with each character representing one of the seven deadly sins or 7 heavenly virtues:

  1. Temperance & Gluttony

  2. Chastity & Lust

  3. Kindness & Envy

  4. Patience & Wrath

  5. Diligence & Sloth

  6. Humility & Vanity

  7. Charity & Greed

 

The Gossip

Short plays based on true stories about the “The Theatre, Film and Tv Entertainment Industry” 

Spread the gossip on stage.

The stories are based on real personal embarrassing, awkward, frustrating, shocking, funny, hard and crazy moments in the lives of actors, casting directors, directors, producers and writers from the theatre, TV and film industry.

 

We keep it good-natured and polite, no real names of people or companies are used or implied and real events are used as a stimulus.

Celebwrite!

Celebwrite! is a fusion of exciting new monologues, short plays and extracts and a celebration of new writing and emerging talent.

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