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Call for Submissions (Edmonton): New Works Festival – University of Alberta

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Call for Submissions (Edmonton): New Works Festival – University of Alberta


How it works:

-We’ll be accepting scripts that are anywhere between 20 – 40 pages.

-The deadline for submissions is Thursday, July 31st

-Submissions are open to any current University of Alberta students, or U of A alumni who have graduated within two years of the above deadline.

-From the submissions, 6 scripts will be selected by a blind jury and produced at the 2015 New Works Festival.

What to send us:

1) Your play
2) Your resume detailing all theatre and/or writing experience.
3) A one-page letter of intent detailing: the history of the script (has it been produced or workshopped, etc), what you hope to gain by being involved in New Works, and your future goals in theatre and/or writing.

How to format your script:

-Email in Word or PDF format (we’ll only be accepting electronic submissions)

-The subject line of your email should read: “NWF submission”

-Include a title page with: the play’s title, your name, your phone number, and your email address

-Include page numbers

-In the header of the document, DO include the title of the play

-In the header of the document DO NOT include your name (we don’t want the blind jury to know whose play they’re reading)

Email your submission to New Works Festival Artistic Director: Eric Smith


Eric Smith
Artistic Director
New Works Festival

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