Competition for young composers

New Music Theatre Award 2019

The New Music Theatre Award 2019, in memory of theatre director Vernon Mound, is aimed at supporting high-quality, emerging writers and composers; the award is part of a programme to identify the composing and writing talent of the future.

Young Music Theatre are looking for writers and composers who have something to say and a distinctive way of saying it, both musically and verbally. The winning individual or team will receive an award of £6000, plus mentoring over the first months of 2019 and a YMT production at a major regional repertory theatre.

Full details and application forms can be downloaded from their website