2018 Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival
March 21st-24th 2018
The Pumphouse Theatre has presented the Calgary Region One-Act Play Festival (with the Alberta Drama Festival Association) for over 30 years and we are excited to do so again! Registration will open for 12 spots on a first-come, first-serve basis on September 20th, 2017 at 12pm. The Festival will be held March 21st – 24th, 2018 in the Victor Mitchell Theatre.
One play is chosen by a professional adjudicator to represent Calgary at the Provincial One Act Festival, which this year will be held in Fort McMurray. Each of those chosen plays receives traveling expenses or a grant to assist in funding their participation in the Provincial Festival by the Alberta Drama Festival Association.
- All registrations must be submitted no earlier than noon on September 20th, 2017 with a completed registration form and a $60 non-refundable registration fee.
- The performing group is responsible for royalty payments. A letter confirming permission from the publisher or playwright must be included.
- A clean copy of the script must be delivered by the January 30th deadline. Photocopies will only be accepted for an original script. Outlines for collective creations will be accepted, but may not be eligible for -Outstanding Original Script. Improvised shows are not eligible.
- Make cheques payable to the Pumphouse Theatres Society.
- Participants who are members of CAEA, ACTRA, or IATSE are not eligible to participate in their professional vocation.
- Plays must be one act in length. Performances between 10 and 60 minutes. No excerpts.
- Each group is responsible for supplying its own technicians for stage management and light and sound operation. We can provide training to operators.
- Each show must be set up in 10 minutes and struck in 5 minutes.
- Casts shall be predominantly adult and from CALGARY.
- All performances and participants must adhere to the ADFA Rules and Guidelines. More information can be found on the ADFA website: https://adfa.ca/about/rules-regulation/
- Awards & prizes presented for: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Director, Outstanding Female/Male Actor, Outstanding Technical Merit, and Outstanding Original Script!
Registration for the Calgary Region One Act Play Festival
at the Pumphouse Theatre (2140 Pumphouse Ave SW).
Starts Wednesday September 20th @ Noon
Registration will close when all slots are filled or by January 30th, 2018. Registration is on a first come first serve basis.
For more information including One-Act Play Festival rules and regulations, please feel free to email us at [email protected].
For more information, please visit: http://pumphousetheatre.ca/2018-oapf/