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Call for Submissions (National): The Wildfire National Playwriting Competition – Sage Theatre/ Major Matt Mason

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Call for Submissions (National): The Wildfire National Playwriting Competition – Sage Theatre/ Major Matt Mason


What is it?

We want to read awesome plays by young Canadian playwrights and we are willing to offer cash money!

We are looking for playwrights 30 years of age or under to submit fresh, young scripts that embrace risk, grit and evocation.

The winning script(s) selected by our jury will receive a cash prize and a one week development workshop culminating in a performance at the IGNITE! Festival in Calgary, Alberta (as well as full or partial reimbursement for travel).

What kind of workshop?

We want this workshop to be led by you!
The playwright has full control over what they want in the workshop and performance
Want solid dramaturgical help to solve that one nagging question (you know, the one that keeps you up at night?)
We can do that!
Want to get it on its feet and explore movement or design elements?
We can do that!
Just want to just nail down a really solid reading?
Let’s do it!

But what does is cost?

We have no submission fee but feel free to support the Wildfire Playwriting Competition through our indiegogo campaign link below.

Wait, what indiegogo campaign?

I’m glad you asked!
The majority of our funding for this project is coming from donations from people like you!
Because we haven’t closed our campaign yet, our cash prizes haven’t been finalized.

However, if we reach our fundraising goal we will be awarding $1000 for first place and $350 for the runner-up, as well as full travel reimbursement for the first place playwright to Calgary, AB for the workshop.

If you would like to help us reach our fundraising goal click here!

Okay! How do I apply?

Click here to download and read over our submission guidelines
Look good?
Click here to download our submission form

Deadline: April 12, 2015.

Any questions?
Shoot us a line at

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