Month: May 2014

Roundhouse seeking radio plays (age 16-25, paid)

Roundhouse is looking for five original radio plays to produce for its youth-led radio station, Roundhouse Radio.  At least five short plays will be recorded by professional actors and broadcast on Roundhouse Radio.  The judges of this brief are looking for original concepts that are relevant to Roundhouse Radio’s young audience. What to submit:  Roundhouse Radio …

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Stella Adler School of Acting seeking 10-min plays on gender equity/violence and/or global warming (New York, NY)

The Stella Adler School of Acting (NYC) is seeking 10-minute plays that address themes of gender equity and/or global violence against girls and women. Scripts should be a maximum of 10 pages and must be new, unproduced works. Select plays will receive readings. They are also seeking 10-minute plays that address global warming and/or have an …

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Stella Adler School of Acting seeking full length ensemble play for actors 16-25 (New York, NY)

The Stella Adler School of Acting (NYC) is seeking new, full-length ensemble plays for young actors (age 16-25). One or more play will be selected for a student production (this is a curricular project for full-time acting students). Plays must be new, unproduced works and require minimal set, props, costumes. Completed applications must include a …

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Enterprise Theatre seeking 10-min plays on bullying (San Diego, CA)

Enterprise Theatre Company in San Diego, CA, is seeking ten minute plays to be produced as staged readings in October 2014 as part of the Bully Awareness Theatrical Event and to coincide with October’s Bully Awareness Month.  School bullying is a national problem both in person and through cyber space. Each year scores of young …

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The Peckham Pelicam seeking playwrights for ‘Etch’ Scratch Night

Etch is a brand new monthly theatre night held at one of South London’s most thriving new bars and arts venues, The Peckham Pelican. Their aim is to provide a platform for new writing from emerging artists in need of an outlet to do what they love most and to explore, develop, share and discuss their work …

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Growing Stage seeking plays for young audiences for 4th Annual New Play-Reading Festival (New Jersey, USA)

The Growing Stage New Play-Reading Festival is a wonderful opportunity for artists to have their unpublished works presented before an audience, in a play-reading scenario, by a cast consisting of both professional and amateur actors on two separate occasions during our 2014/2015 season. This project is open to any unpublished and unproduced TYA scripts. Four …

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Sterts Theatre One Act Play Writing Competition (£6 entry fee)

Sterts’ One Act Play Writing Competition is now in its third year. This event is organised to promote and encourage new play-writing talent and has proved to be very successful in producing an ever increasing high standard of writing. The challenge is to produce a thirty minute one act play for four characters. Entrants must …

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New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest ($25 entry fee)

The New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest is an international  playwriting contest developed in 2003 to bring works of social significance to the general public, works that might not otherwise have the opportunity to be presented. The contest receives mentorship and interns from Merit Theater and Film Group, Inc. (MTF), a Theater and Film organization that helps theatrical and film artists develop their …

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Up to Scratch at the Rich Mix Youth Takeover Call for Submissions (age 16-25)

The Rich Mix Youth Takeover takes place in August each year, presenting a 3-week programme of events specially dedicated to young people aged 16-25. In preparation for the Takeover this summer, the Rich Mix Young Ambassadors are looking for dynamic performers, producers and directors to come and share their devised pieces; reflecting life in the …

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