March 15, 16, 17, 2019
Young Playwrights will workshop their original plays under the guidance of theatre professionals culminating in a week-long festival of staged readings or original student created work.
The Young Playwrights Festival is a statewide festival for playwrights aged 17 and under, as well as those aged 18-22. The best 10 minute, one-acts, and full-length plays are chosen by a panel of theatre professionals from submissions across the state of Michigan. Playwrights who are chosen are mentored to help prepare their work for a public staged reading.
17 and Under
Deadline: All plays must be received by Monday, December 17, 2018 by 5pm EST.
Fees: There are no fees
Eligibility: Playwrights must by 22 years old or younger on December 10, 2018.
Playwrights must reside in the state of Michigan and have the ability to travel to Flint Repertory Theatre for one rehearsal and performance.
Co-written plays are allowed, provided all writers meet all eligibility requirements.
Content: Original plays can be on any subject
Limit: Up to 2 plays per playwright or playwright team.
Format: All plays must have numbered script pages. Plays sent via e-mail must be sent as a PDF. Plays submitted by mail must be printed on one side of a page and unbound.
Cover Sheet: Along with the play, submissions must include a Cover Sheet with: Title, Playwright Name, Playwright Date of Birth (with year), Age, School (if applicable), E-Mail Address, Contact Phone Number, Mailing Address.
No Returns: Scripts will not be returned.
Notification: We will contact selected playwrights in January 2019.
Performance: Selected plays will have staged readings between March 15-17 at Flint Repertory Theatre.
Submit by E-Mail: Send play(S) and cover sheet as PDF with play title in the subject line to: YPF@FlintRep.org
Submit by mail: Send unbound play(s) and cover sheet to:
Young Playwrights Festival
C/O Flint Repertory Theatre
1220 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503