Downstage and the Consortium for Peace Studies at the University of Calgary are proud to announce the fifth annual Uprising National Playwriting Competition: Peace, Politics and Society. This competition celebrates Canadian playwrights whose work dynamically engages with social and political issues and/or promotes peace, social justice and human rights.
DEADLINE: Submissions must be received by September 23, 2013 in order to be considered for this year’s competition.
1st Place Award: $1000, and a public staged reading on Friday, December 6, 2013. Included will be a two-day workshop prior to the reading as well as reimbursement of the playwright for travel costs to and from Calgary.
2nd Place Award: $250
Please visit http://downstage.ca/uprisingrules.pdf or see the attached document for competition details.