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Submissions for Escape Through Words: High Voltage - are now open.

Anthroplay & Hackney Den have teamed up to bring you: Escape Through Words! A scratch night event held at Hackney Den in Dalston. Each night is different, bringing you a mix of fresh and innovative content.

We are looking for monologues and spoken word poetry, from new and existing writers/performers, that fall under the theme "DANGER!" as part of our next Escape Through Words. Please fill out our online form to enter your submission.

Before you submit, take a look at our guidelines below.


  • Pieces no longer than 5 minutes

  • Make sure they correlate to the theme in some way

  • Be prepared to be available afternoon & evening hours on Thursday 27th October 2022

  • Be prepared to travel to Hackney Den Dalston (97 Stoke Newington Rd, Greater, London N16 8BX)

  • Artists will be paid a £10 fee for their performance

  • Please include on the form whether you shall be performing the piece yourself

  • Please put all submissions in one word or pdf document if you have more than one entry

PERFORMANCE DATE: Thursday 27th October 2022 - 8pm

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE DATE: Thursday 13th October 2022

To submit your work please fill out our online form at the bottom of the page

If having trouble with our online form please send your submission to: submissions@anthroplaytheatre.com

(please include your Name, Email and if you will be performing the piece/ have someone to perform it/ or would like us to source an actor for you)

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Good Luck!