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The Q Collective (St. Louis | MO)

Q-Bits Season 1 Seeks Radio Play Submissions

The Q Collective’s new podcast series Q-Bits is seeking script submissions for its first season beginning July 1st on Patreon. Q-Bits is a new series of short radio plays exploring, celebrating, and speaking to experiences of gender and sexual minorities. Radio plays should be for four or fewer actors, and run no longer than 20 minutes. Selected playwrights will be compensated $50, be invited to a rehearsal via Zoom, and the recording of the piece.
Fee: 
No fee
Restrictions: 
Open to LGBTQI+ playwrights
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
5 / 31 / 2021

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Valhalla Tahoe

WordWave Lake Tahoe

The WordWave One-Act Annual Play competition kicks off April 10, 2021. Writers are invited to submit work that fits the criteria below through June 1, 2021 at 5pm. Three submissions will be selected each year as the winners and each winner will receive a $500 cash prize and be invited for a 2-night stay in South Lake Tahoe to see their work directed and produced as a staged reading at the historic Valhalla Boathouse Theatre.
Fee: 
$25 fee
Restrictions: 
U.S. Citizens/permanent residents
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
6 / 1 / 2021

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The Studios of Key West (Key West | FL)

Artist Residencies in Key West

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021/22 season, which runs from October 2021-June 2022. The program grants nearly 35 artists each year the time and space to imagine new artistic work, engage in valuable dialogue and explore island connections.
Fee: 
$40
Restrictions: 
Open to all artists.
Submission Method: 
Online
Deadline: 
5 / 17 / 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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