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.

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Opportunities

Opportunity
Athena Project

Plays in Progress Series (female playwrights only)

Athena Project is proud to announce the call for submissions for its Plays In Progress Series. This series will take place in Denver, Colorado over the course of 3 weekends in March 2016 as part of a larger arts festival celebrating women artists. Four new plays will be selected based on a blind submission process and given a dramaturg, director, designers, cast and workshop presentation during the festival. One play from the 2016 PIP Series will win a full production to be produced in March of 2017, based on a combination of audience vote and board input.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
6 / 19 / 2015

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Opportunity
Segora International Writing Competitions

One Act Play Competition

A new international competition for stage plays which have not been published or professionally performed.
Fee: 
£12
Submission Method: 
Email
Hard copy
Deadline: 
6 / 15 / 2015

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Opportunity
Old Courthouse Theatre

10-Minute Play Contest (North and South Carolina Playwrights only)

The Old Courthouse Theatre is seeking submissions for the Third Annual 10-Minute Play Writing Contest, with winners to be performed at a play festival in October 2015. The play can be any genre but must incorporate into the overall theme of “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night.” This is a Halloween festival, but we would like all plays submitted to be suitable for a family-friendly audience.
Submission Method: 
Email
Hard copy
Deadline: 
7 / 10 / 2015

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