Call for Scripts (Edmonton): Second annual EDMONten: A Showcase of 10-Minute Plays

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Call for Scripts (Edmonton): Second annual EDMONten: A Showcase of 10-Minute Plays

Second annual EDMONten: A Showcase of 10-Minute Plays
Deadline: July 19, 2021

After a successful debut in September, 2020, our 10-minute play event is BACK! The 2021 edition will take place at The Grindstone Comedy Theatre & Bistro on October 1 & 2, 2021.

The competition is open to Edmonton-area playwrights. We warmly welcome applications from BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ writers.

Guidelines

  • All unproduced plays submitted must have been written by Edmonton and area playwrights
  • All plays must be in PDF format
  • All plays must be written with a 12 pt font
  • The plays MUST be 10 minutes long (approximately 8-10 pages)
    – no excerpts or partial plays, we are accepting fully realized pieces with a beginning, middle and end
  • The plays MUST be able to be read by a maximum of 4 actors
  • Playwrights can enter up to 2 plays
  • Your play(s) must be received by 11:59pm via e-mail on Monday, July 19th
  • Please include a cover letter with contact information and a brief biography
  • Please DO NOT add your name to the actual script

Six plays will be chosen in a double-blind jury process and each playwright will receive a cash prize of $250.

Chosen plays will receive a rehearsal and reading on Friday, October 1, 2021 and another reading on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at The Grindstone Comedy Theatre & Bistro in Old Strathcona.

Please send scripts to:
[email protected]
c/o Trevor Rueger
Executive Director, Alberta Playwrights’ Networ

 

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