Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Dr. Floyd Gaffney Playwriting Competition 2017

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The Dr. Floyd Gaffney Playwriting Competition at UC San Diego, now in its tenth year, awards $1000 to a winning undergraduate author along with travel and lodging to participate in a staged reading of their play.

The University of California San Diego's Theatre and Dance Department seeks from all enrolled undergraduate students submissions of scripts highlighting African American experience in contemporary or historical terms. Adaptations from books and other forms not allowed.

Scripts must be original, unpublished, unproduced and free of royalty and copyright restrictions. Plays which have had staged readings are acceptable.

Scripts must be 50 pages or longer, typed. Manuscripts must be submitted electronically. You must also include your contact information (name, college email, and address); play title, number of characters, institution affiliation and a one page story summary.

Deadline for entry is 4/21/2016
Submissions:
All scripts must be submitted by email to playwritingcompetition@ucsd.edu.