Call for Plays (Deadline 8/15) — Call for plays — AAPEX

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Call for Plays (Deadline 8/15)


Material: One-Act Plays (approx. 50pgs)
The Georgia Theatre Conference, the official theatre organization for the state of Georgia, is now taking submissions for its annual One Act New Play Competition. The competition is open writers inside and outside of Georgia. Plays may be submitted in one of two categories: Professional or Secondary. The winning play in the Professional category will receive a $250.00 prize and will also be performed as a staged reading at the Georgia Theatre Conference convention held in Columbus, GA, October 14-18, 2009. There is a $150.00 prize and certificate for the winner in the Secondary category.

Guidelines are listed below:
*Entries will be accepted between May 1, 2009 and August 15, 2009.
*One submission per playwright only. Play submissions must be one act in length. Full length scripts, children’s plays, and musicals are not acceptable. Plays should be less than approximately 50 pages in length, running-time no longer than one hour, and limited to 10 or fewer characters.
*Plays must be unproduced (no professional productions) and unpublished. Readings and workshops are acceptable.
*Plays submitted in the secondary category must be submitted by the playwright, who – at the time of submission - has either not graduated from high school or is younger than 19 years of age. All other plays submitted by college/university age writers and older must be entered in the Professional category.

Plays may be submitted in either hard copy or by email attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Hardcopy: One non-returnable copy with the playwright’s current address, telephone number(s), and email address. Do not include SASE. Do not include playwright information on the pages of the script.
Electronic: Email attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format with the following guidelines:
*Text in 11-12 point type and in plain font (e.g. Times New Roman)
*Script must include page numbers at the bottom of each page
*The author’s name should not appear anywhere in the script
*Do not include resumes, playwright biographies, or history of the play.

Please send all entries to:
Dr. Jimmy Bickerstaff
Department of Communication Arts,
TheatreValdosta State University
1500 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31698

Source: The Loop

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