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Stories Found (Austin | TX)

Submit Your Stories!

Got a funny story to share? We're actively seeking featured storytellers for the Stories Found podcast! Each episode features weird, funny, and mostly true stories from... writers, playwrights, storytellers, and YOU. Selected writers will record their stories as well as an interview for the podcast.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Open to all writers.
Submission Method: 
Email

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Letter of Marque Theater Company (Brooklyn | NY)

Ensemble Playwright Lab Season 9

The Ensemble Playwright Lab (EPL) is a residency program for NYC-based playwrights to create, develop, or reimagine a piece of work. There will be two residencies: Fall & Winter. Two playwrights, one for each residency, will be selected to work with our ensemble once a week, for a total of 21 hours of collaboration and discovery. This experimental process of creation and development is designed to welcome the playwright into the rehearsal room through active participation in devised and improvisational explorations. The goals and outcomes of each residency are mutually determined by both LOM and the playwright.
Fee: 
No Fee
Restrictions: 
Open to playwrights aged 21 and over who reside in NYC.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
8 / 23 / 2021

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Theatre Oxford (Oxford | MS)

10-minute Play Contest

Theatre Oxford’s annual 10-Minute Play Festival draws new works from all over the world. The grand prize is $1,000 plus production in arts-loving Oxford Mississippi, a town beloved for its literary history.
Fee: 
$10
Restrictions: 
Open to all playwrights.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
8 / 15 / 2021

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Empowering Playwrights one Pixel at a Time: How Online Resources Can Fuel Your Playwriting Interests

What if you want to write a play? Where to start? And what if you have a few plays? What to do with them? And what if you want to learn more skills as a writer? Where to go next? If you’re here, you probably already have some ideas. But member to member, I’ll offer some tips and tricks, in what has become a daily habit: Read, Write, Send and Find. Let’s go!

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Exploring Character Through Environment

Environment dictates more than we give it credit for in our writing. Give environment its due and follow your impulses to explore all facets of your character. Hopefully, the result will be characters that feel molded from the earth they grew up in. In this article, readers are taken through a three-part exercise to explore how environment dictates character and character dictates environment. 

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The Playwright & Biography

Arguably, some of the most successful American plays are gripped by biography. So, how do we shape elements of biography into dramatic works?

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