International Young Theatre Playwriting Contest open for entries (15-25 year olds)

The prize aims to encourage authors in the creation of bold and powerful plays for young audiences (suggested age 15-25).

Rules (summary):

  • Open to all writers worldwide and there is no age or nationality limit for the entrants.
  • They accept plays co-authored by more than one writer.
  • The play must be new, original and unpublished previously in any form.
  • The play must cater for a performance time of 60-120 mins (category A), or 30-60 mins (category B).
  • A collection of short plays may be submitted as it is in (A) or (B) play format, taking into account each play must be 15 min. long or more.
  • Up to three entries per person.
  • There is no fee to enter.
  • Plays can be written in any official European language.

How to apply: find out more here

Deadline 15 December 2018

Source: BBC Writersroom

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