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News (Calgary): Trina Davies wins sixth annual Uprising Playwriting Competition

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News (Calgary): Trina Davies wins sixth annual Uprising Playwriting Competition

Trina Davies, photo from Playwrights Canada Press
Trina Davies, photo from Playwrights Canada Press

Downstage has announced the winners of the 2014 Uprising National Playwriting Competition, which is held in partnership with the Consortium for Peace Studies and the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary. This competition celebrates playwrights whose work dynamically engages with social and political issues and/or promotes peace, social justice and human rights.

First place with a cash award of $1,000 was given to Trina Davies for her play The Bone Bridge, and Rafael Antonio Renderos received second place for his play Salvador.

The Bone Bridge will receive a staged reading on December 12th, 7:30 p.m., in the F.R. Matthews Theatre – Main Floor, Craigie Hall, Block F, University of Calgary. This is a free event. Please RSVP to ellen@downstage.ca.

Click here for more information about the winning plays and playwrights (PDF).

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