Cowshed 2019

Thank you for applying to the Cowshed, Blue Cow Theatre's Plays and Playwrights Development Program.

Applications close midnight Monday, 18 February, 2019. 
All applicants will be notified by 25 February, 2019.
If you are selected for the program, there is a fee of $396 including GST payable to Blue Cow Theatre in 2 instalments.

Please be aware that acceptance to the Cowshed does not guarantee your play will be produced by Blue Cow Theatre.

Questions with an asterisk (*) require an answer.

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* 1. Personal Details. Blue Cow will keep this information confidential.

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* 2. Address:

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* 3. Do you identify as any of the following?

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* 4. What experience, if any, do you have in creative writing? This is not a prerequisite.

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* 5. Context in which you undertook this writing.

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* 6. Has your work ever been performed or published?

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* 7. Why are you interested, and what do you hope to gain by participating in the Cowshed? 

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* 8. Do you have a script you are currently working on you would like to develop in the Cowshed? Please note, this is NOT a prerequisite.

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* 9. Time Commitment.

Cowshed will comprise four weekend sessions, group workshops and one-on-one meetings, plus two phone conferences with the dramaturge, Peter Matheson. The first weekend will also include an orientation, and the last weekend will include a final sharing of selected highlights from work-in-progress. The time commitment is 3-4 hours per weekend.  

Peter will set goals for you to meet between and leading up to each session. 

As noted on the website Blue Cow Theatre also provides additional benefits to participants. 

The dates for the sessions are as follows, full timetable with times will be circulated to participants.

Session #1
23 & 24 March 2019
Individual session with Peter + group workshop

Phone Conference I
between 27 & 28 April 2019

Session #2
15 & 16 June 2019
Individual session with Peter + group workshop

Phone Conference II
Between 3 & 4 August 2019

Session #3
21 & 22 September 
Individual session with Peter + group workshop

Session #4 & Final Sharing
22 November final sharing with public reading
23 & 24 November
Individual session with Peter + group workshop

If you have an availability problem for any session dates please let us know in the comment box. There may be a way to work around the clash.

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* 10. Would you like to receive the Blue Cow Theatre e-newsletter?