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Call for Submissions (Calgary): Stage One Festival of New Work – Lunchbox Theatre

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Call for Submissions (Calgary): Stage One Festival of New Work – Lunchbox Theatre

Suncor Stage One Festival of New WorkLunchbox Theatre is currently inviting playwrights to submit one-act plays for consideration for the Suncor Stage One Festival of New Work.

All chosen playwrights receive dramaturgical support, a week long workshop with a professional director and actors, followed by a free public reading. Up to 9 plays will be chosen for development, with 3 workshops per week over a 3-week period. Successful applicants should be available to attend the full week of workshops and reading.

All plays must eventually run approximately 50 – 55 minutes. Submission should be suitable for Lunchbox Theatre audiences – excessive use of foul language or nudity may limit the possibility of production.

All applications should include:

  • Playwright’s resume.
  • History of any development the script has received thus far.
  • Premise of the play.
  • Plot outline for the basic structure of the play.
  • Minimum of 20 pages of script for the piece being submitted – a full script is preferred.

Deadline to Submit: February 26, 2016

Please submit applications in hard copy form to:
Suncor Stage One Submissions
Lunchbox Theatre
160 115 9 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0P5

If you have any questions, or for more information, please visit our website or contact Artistic Producer, Mark Bellamy at

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