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Brown Ink - Script Development

Job details

2 Oct 2022
Work type
Call for entries
Work classification
Pasifika, Performing Arts, Toi Maori


Playmarket's Brown Ink development programme is looking for Māori and Pasifika writers with the best new and original work.

The programme offers playwrights a development workshop with a professional script advisor and actors dedicated to helping you develop your play.

Plays selected for development for Brown Ink that have gone to professional productions include Still Life with Chickens by DF Mamea, The Mooncake and the Kūmara by Mei-Lin Te Puea Hansen, Girl on a Corner by Victor Rodger, I Ain't Mad Atcha by Turene Jones and Au Ko Tuvalu by Tavita Nielsen-Mamea.

Submissions can only be entered into this programme once and you may enter a maximum of three scripts. Plays entered under this programme may have been previously produced.

Plays entered under this programme may have been previously produced but may not be currently receiving other development assistance.

How to apply

Submissions are via our website here or contact Isaac here for more information.

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16 Aug 2022

Interests New Zealand Playwrights’ Agent. Advisor. Bookshop.