LGBT+ Creatives – Playwright commission

From Ideas Test’s LGBT+ Creatives:

We are looking for a playwright to produce a 30-minute play with a maximum of 4 characters.

The theme of this is ‘Gay conversion therapy’. This was inspired by watching the film ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’.

We want the piece to flip the theme on its head offering a new perspective.

This piece needs to be adaptable and suitable to tour.

This piece is aimed at a secondary school audience year 7- 13.

Another reference is this clip from ‘All You Need Is Love‘ from K.Rocco Shields


Job Details

We are offering a fixed fee of £1000 on a Freelance contract.

You will be responsible for your own tax and national insurance contributions.

To apply please send a CV and a one-page idea or pitch for the piece to


Deadline For Applications

Monday 1st July 2019, 09:00am



Interviews will start the week of 8th July 2019.

You will be asked to present your idea to the group which will consist of the LGBT+ Creative young people and the Youth Programme Manager.



About LGBT+ Creatives

LGBT+ Creatives is a Live Well Kent innovation project funded by Porchlight.

We are a group of young LGBT+ people (ages 16 to 25) working on an awareness project for the Swale area.

Our aim is to raise awareness to and for the LGBT+ young people. We want to change how LGBT+ are seen and heard. We have researched different creative mediums and decided on theatre for our project.

This project is led by the LGBT+ Creatives and has been created by the whole group.