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Theatre BSMT in conjunction with Alberta Playwright’s Network (APN) announces a new and exciting playwriting competition!
Applicants must be an Alberta resident who is an emerging playwright. Theatre BSMT defines an emerging playwright as one who is actively pursuing a career in theatre or writing and has some experience and/or specialized training in theatre or writing.
The winning submission will receive a full production by Theatre BSMT (directed by Barrett Hileman, Co-Director of Theatre at Rocky Mountain College). The selected play will also receive dramaturgical assistance and will be workshopped with the assistance of APN in preparation for its production. In addition, APN will also provide a one-year membership to APN for the winning playwright.
The successful applicant will be selected by mid December 2012 and workshops will run from late December 2012 to March 2013. Rehearsals will run from March 2013 to May 2013 evenings and weekends only. The show will then have a two week run at the EPCOR Centre’s Motel May 8 to 18, 2013.
Applicants must be an Alberta resident
The play should not have been previously produced in its current format
The play can have no more than 4 characters
The play must be 45 to 90 minutes in length
Scripts written by more than one author are acceptable
Application Deadline: November 30, 2012
How to Apply:
Scripts can be submitted by email (with “BSMT Dwellers” as the subject line) by 4:30 PM on the day of the application deadline to:
BSMT Dwellers Playwriting Competition
Attention: Barrett Hileman [email protected]
Cover letter describing the playwright(s) background and a brief synopsis of the play
Resume(s) of the playwright(s)
One copy of the script