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Call for Submissions (Alberta): Nextfest 2020 – Theatre Submissions

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Call for Submissions (Alberta): Nextfest 2020 – Theatre Submissions

 

The Nextfest Arts Company invites interested emerging artists to submit for Nextfest 2020. Nextfest is a multi-disciplinary emerging arts festival in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada running June 4- 14, 2020. For more information on the festival, please visit: www.nextfest.ca or visit the submission call: http://nextfest.org/nextfest-2020-theatre-mainstage-projects-call-for-submissions/

Questions, concerns, queries about submitting? Have an idea, but not sure how to write about it? Submitting a script and need some guidance? Hit me up and we’ll chat! Contact Ellen Chorley (Nextfest Festival Director) at [email protected]

The Nextfest Arts Company defines emerging artists as:

  • any artist within the first ten years of their career
  • artist is NOT represented by any organization or union (ACTRA, EQUITY, IATSE, PGC, DGC, ADC, etc.)
  • artist is NOT represented by an agent or agency

If accepted as part of the festival, projects and scripts will be presented at one of the following three levels:

  • reading (dramaturgy and mentorship offered to playwright, actors read script for audience, talk back after performance)
  • progress showing (dramaturgy and mentorship offered to playwright/production, play produced with limited tech for audience, talk back after performance)
  • full production (dramaturgy and mentorship offered to playwright/production, play produced will full tech and multiple performances)

To submit a MainStage Project (any theatre project that does not have a traditional script- sketch, movement, poetry, clown, etc.) please fill out the following form:

Pitch a Project Form: https://forms.gle/EbFRaaFsrp4FGU4w6

Once you have filled out this form, please send the following as a WORD DOCUMENT or PDF FORMAT ONLY to Ellen Chorley, Festival Director at [email protected] with the subject line NEXTFEST 2020 PROJECT SUBMISSION:

  • Any documents related to your project
  • CVs of yourself and any other artist involved
  • A short bio of the lead project artist

To submit a script (any theatre project that has a traditional theatre script as it’s jumping off point) please fill out the following form:
Submit a Script Form: https://forms.gle/MN6HXm9zwjWcw6YaA

Once you have filled out this form, please send the following to Ellen Chorley, Festival Director at [email protected] with the subject line NEXTFEST 2020 SCRIPT SUBMISSION:

  • Please send the complete script for consideration in either a Word Document or PDF file to [email protected] Other formats such as Pages or Google Docs will not be accepted.
  • CVs of the playwright(s) and any other artist involved
  • A short bio of the playwright(s)

Questions, concerns, queries about submitting? Have an idea, but not sure how to write about it? Submitting a script and need some guidance? Hit me up and we’ll chat! Contact Ellen Chorley (Nextfest Festival Director) at [email protected].

 

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