Call for Southern Based Women of Color playwrights UNDER 30 5/20 Deadline (Houston) — Silver House Theatre — AAPEX

Monday, April 21, 2008

Call for Southern Based Women of Color playwrights UNDER 30 5/20 Deadline (Houston)

Submission Call for
Southern Based Women of Color playwrights under 30.
Silver House Theatre is now accepting submissions for its

Silver House Theatre is specifically seeking women writers of color who are southern based and under the age of 30. If selected for a Staged Reading, playwrights are encouraged to attend at least one other Theater Series event in addition to their own. Encouraging and supporting collaboration and dialogue between playwrights is vital to the mission of the series.

We are accepting only full-length plays at this time. All readings will be staged at the Silver House Theatre, using local directors and professional actors. Three (3) plays will be selected. Playwrights will receive, if their play is chosen, a staged reading with the assistance of a dramaturg.

GUIDELINES: (One Submission per playwright, please)
1. Previously unproduced and unpublished original work (no adaptations)
2. Comedies & Dramas
3. Cast: maximum- 6

There is no submission fee for this event.
Please submit with cover letter, a brief bio, artist resume, and a hard copy of your script to:

Silver House Theatre
Reginald Edmund
Attn: Houston Urban Theatre Series
P.O. Box 88074
Houston, Tx 77288-0074

Submission deadline by: May 20th, 2008

All applicants should expect a reply within six weeks of receipt,
including written feedback on the play.

If the work is chosen for a Staged Reading, the Theatre Reading Series Curator will assist on all requested aspects of the event, including casting, publicity and in-house dramaturgy.

Please no phone calls. Any questions can be emailed to Reginald Edmund,
Silver House Theatre's Artistic Director,
We look forward to receiving your submissions!

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