Saturday, May 10, 2014

CALL FOR 10-MINUTE PLAYS - ROCKFORDS NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL

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The Rockford Area Arts Council and West Side Show Room seek submissions for their inaugural play festival. Selected plays will be presented as staged readings the week of August 2014 by professional actors and the Rockford Area Arts Councils ArtsPlace apprentices. Guest playwright, Nathan Alan Davis, whose play, The Wind and the Breeze, received the Kennedy Centers Lorraine Hansberry award 2012/13, will coordinate the festival. All playwrights entering the competition will be invited to a free playwriting workshop by Davis

Guidelines for submission:

Write a short play of no more than 10 minutes in length that relates to the theme: Beginnings. (10 pages)

There are two categories: Playwrights High School ages 14-18 and Playwrights ages 19 and UP. (State age category in cover letter)

Deadline for submissions: Friday, May 16

Electronic submissions are preferred. Send to: info@artsforeveryone.com