Sky Blue Theatre Company is now accepting submissions of one-act plays for the 2016 British Theatre Challenge competition.
What to submit:
- The competition is open to all nationalities, but plays must be written in English and unpublished for the duration of the competition.
- Plays must be written for the stage for more than one actor with a running time of between 10 and 30 minutes.
- By entering the competition the writer affirms that their entry is original and they have sole rights to all matters contained within the play.
- The authors name and contact details must be removed from all pages of the script. All pages to be numbered.
- The first page of each script should include a completed play synopsis of no more than 50 words, a list of characters, a description of setting.
Fee: Entries must be submitted with full payment of £16 per play. Entrants may submit any number of plays and each play must be accompanied by the appropriate entry fee.
What you get: The 10 winning plays will be:
- Given a full performance at the Lost Theatre, London
- Developed by professional directors
- Performed by professional actors
- Given written assessments by theatre professionals
- Considered for publication by Samuel French and Lazy Bee Scripts
- Filmed in performance by Mini Mammoth Films
- A public audience will vote for their favourite
- Mini Mammoth film award, 1 play may be turned into a short film
- Up to 25 plays will be shortlisted
How to apply: Applications can be made via the competition website.
Deadline: 30 March 2016
Source: Playwrights’ Studio Scotland