This application must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on April 1, 2018 to be considered for the 2019 development programs.
The P73 Playwriting Fellowship provides a year of comprehensive support to one early-career playwright who has not received a professional production in New York City (please see eligibility requirements below). Through this program, Page 73 provides artistic and financial resources to this writer as he or she develops one or more new plays of his or her choosing. The P73 Playwriting Fellow receives an unrestricted award of $10,000 and a development budget, managed by Page 73 and the Fellow over the course of the Fellowship year, up to an additional $10,000.
The Fellow is encouraged to think creatively about using Fellowship resources to meet concrete goals that might not otherwise be possible. These goals may include, but are not limited to, development of one or more new plays, assistance in building relationships within the New York City theater community, research, and/or travel. Please note that funds from the P73 Playwriting Fellowship do not cover full-scale productions, nor does Page 73 commit to producing the work of the Fellow. The Fellowship incorporates at least one public presentation by the Fellow. Page 73 also helps the Fellow identify and connect with collaborators, including directors, designers, actors and dramaturgs, for Fellowship projects.
The Fellow is associated with Page 73 for the calendar year, from January 1 to December 31. After being selected, he or she works with Page 73’s staff to develop a plan for the year and establish a timeline for the development work to be done on the new play or plays. The Fellow may also be invited to participate in the Page 73 Summer Residency and, if eligible, Interstate 73 (described below) during the Fellowship year.
If the Fellow is not a New York City resident, he or she must be prepared to travel to New York during the Fellowship year in order to fully engage in the opportunities that the Fellowship provides.
pplicants for both programs:
1. The applicant must be a US resident at the time of participation;
2. The applicant must have completed at least 2 full-length plays or at least 3 one-act plays;
3. The applicant must have made a commitment to playwriting as a professional goal;
4. The applicant must have never received a production of his/her work in New York City that was larger than an Actors' Equity Showcase Code presentation;
5. The applicant must not be enrolled in a full-time degree/certificate program at the time of participation.
Interstate 73 applicants:
Attendance at all Interstate 73 sessions is extremely important; please do not apply for Interstate 73 if you will be unable to attend group meetings in New York on a regular basis. Playwrights' stipends are tied to attendance. Priority is given to writers who are not involved in a similarly structured institutional writing group and who will be present in the New York City area for the calendar year.
We understand this application occurs well in advance of 2019 and appreciate that schedules and institutional affiliations change. If you are not sure about your involvement in other writers groups or your location for 2019, you are welcome to apply for Interstate 73 and update us accordingly regarding your eligibility.
Fellowship semi-finalists are announced in early fall, and finalists are notified later in the fall. The Fellow is selected in December of each year and announced in the new year, along with the finalists.
Individuals selected for Interstate 73 will be approached in the fall to assess availability and eligibility for the coming year. We understand that playwrights' schedules and/or locations may change over the course of the application process.
Page 73 only accepts submissions via this online form.
If for some reason you are unable to submit via this form or have questions about these programs or this application process, please email applications [at] page73.org.
The following materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on April 1, 2018 to be considered for the 2019 development programs.
A. Completed Online Application Form (Below) *NOTE: Please have all your PDF documents ready to upload. The work on this form cannot be saved.
B. Letter of Intent (uploaded as a PDF)
1,000 word limit. Please address all of the following questions.
1. Please introduce yourself. Tell us briefly about your work. What interests you? What do you hope to accomplish through your writing?
2. What do you consider to be your greatest artistic challenge at this point in your career?
3. What do you consider to be your greatest professional challenge at this point in your career?
4. Being specific, how do you feel Page 73's program(s) will help you address the challenges you describe in questions 2 and 3?
C. A 10-page sample from a full script (uploaded as a PDF). No title page is necessary; you will list the title of the work in the Online Application Form. We are very open to receiving samples that do not come from the beginning of your play. If you feel your sample requires a brief contextual introduction, feel free to include that on the first page.
D. The full script from which you selected your 10-page sample (uploaded as a PDF)
E. Playwriting Resume (uploaded as a PDF). Note: We do not wish to receive a bio in place of or in addition to a resume.
F. Name and Contact Information of a professional reference.
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