Play Submission Opportunities

For years, busy playwrights have relied on the Playwrights’ Center for our extensive, robust, continually updated collection of playwriting opportunities. This database of opportunities is updated almost every day and contains information on contests, theaters looking for scripts, publication opportunities, fellowships, and more.

The opportunities board is a benefit of Playwrights’ Center membership. If you want access to hundreds of opportunities like the ones you see below—as well as a host of other benefits—become a member today!

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Opportunities

Opportunity
Springboard for the Arts (Saint Paul | MN)

Hinge Arts Residency

Springboard for the Arts is currently accepting applications for Hinge Arts at the Kirkbride artist residencies, taking place between July 2018 and December 2018. Applications are due March 7, 2018.
Fee: 
no fee
Restrictions: 
Artists must live in the United States and be 18 years of age or older. For the Homecoming Residency, artists must have spent a portion of their youth in the 9-county region of West Central Minnesota.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
3 / 7 / 2018

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Opportunity
Acadiana Repertory Theatre (Lafayette | LA)

Acadiana Repertory Theatre: Call for 2019 Season Submissions

The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is now accepting submissions for their 2019 Season.
Fee: 
no fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights. If selected, playwrights will be responsible for travel expenses should they choose to join us for any part of the process. Playwrights should be willing to be involved directly with the development of the show.
Submission Method: 
Email
Deadline: 
4 / 15 / 2018

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Opportunity
Rhino Theatre

One-Act Playwright Jamboree Seeking Submissions

Seeking one-act play (non-musical) submissions with run time of 20 minutes or less. Between 6 and 10 plays selected by a committee will receive the prize of a staged production of his or her play at the Rhino One Act Jamboree, which will be held August 24-26, 2018 at Rhino Studio 237. Full staged productions will include auditioned actors, directors, producers, stage managers, ushers, ticket takers and tech crew. Winning playwright (based on audience votes) receives $500 cash prize.
Fee: 
$20 fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Email
Hard copy
Deadline: 
4 / 20 / 2018

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