Actors Rehearsing

Call for actors and directors

Script and Score is looking for actors and directors to join us to develop short plays for performance in Autumn 2022.

We are welcoming CVs and online profiles from directors and actors who are interested in development/read-through sessions, including ‘in the round’ feedback, for new short plays written by North West playwrights. It is hoped the plays will be ready to perform in Autumn 2022. 

We are able to offer expenses only for the development sessions. Subsequent performances will be paid. 

If you are interested in any of these opportunities please email us with your CV/profile to

Night Train


A short play in 2 acts by Neil West

We are looking for the following roles for a read through and feedback session on Monday 25th July 4-6pm in Wigan.

  • director for 2-hand short play

  • male actor to perform character age early-20s

  • male actor to perform character age early-40s

Please note this work deals with war, PTSD, injury, death. Script is available on request. Please only request if you are interested in participating in the development of this work and attending the session. 

Please email before Friday 15th July 2022.


Please note

Please note Script and Score supports early-career professionals in the performing arts in the North West. Opportunities are for those who are:

  • based in Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire

  • in the first 5 years of professional activity

  • not in full time education

  • over 18 years old

Script and Score promotes inclusivity, and welcomes applications from people of: 

  • cis- and trans-genders

  • any ethnic background

  • any age group (18+)

  • those with disabilities

Actor applications will be shortlisted based on appropriateness for the role advertised based on the fixed characteristics of the character (for acting roles only). These are included in the description.