Call for Submissions (Edmonton): Peep Show! – Alberta Playwrights’ Network & SkirtsAfire herArts Festival

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Call for Submissions (Edmonton): Peep Show! – Alberta Playwrights’ Network & SkirtsAfire herArts Festival

Peep Show 2017New plays needed for 2017 Peep Show!

SkirtsAfire along with Alberta Playwrights’ Network are now accepting submissions for the fifth annual Peep Show!, a tease of new plays to be presented at SkirtsAfire herArts Festival taking place March 9-12, 2017 in Edmonton.

Submission Criteria:

  • All plays submitted must have been written by Edmonton and area women
  • 1 Play will be chosen in each of two categories (2 plays total):

Category 1: must be a new, non-produced piece.

Category 2: must be a piece that has had a production or extensive workshop, but still needs further development.

Successful Applications Receive:

  • The playwrights of the 2 chosen plays will receive a cash prize of $250 each.
  • Each play will receive 3 full days of workshopping and dramaturgy spread out over the months leading up to the SkirtsAfire herArts Festival.
  • Each play will receive a public staged reading at SkirtsAfire herArts Festival, March 2017.

Submission guidelines are as follows:

  • Your play must be received by midnight via e-mail on Tuesday November 1, 2016.
  • Playwrights may submit a different play for each category.
  • Please include a cover letter with contact information, brief playwright biography, a synopsis of the play(s) being submitted and which category you are submitting in (produced or non-produced).
  • If submitting in the produced play category, please include a history of the play’s development.
  • No musicals will be accepted.

For full details, please click here.

Please send submissions to:

Tracy Carroll, Peep Show! Coordinator, at [email protected].

Deadline: November 1, 2016

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