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.
- 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:
c/o Trevor Rueger
Executive Director, Alberta Playwrights’ Networ