RISING ARTISTS 2020

GUIDELINES

Southwest Theatre Productions (SWTP) proudly announces its RISING ARTISTS 2nd Annual Playwriting Competition. The top three finalists (blue winners) will each be given a stage reading in Austin, Texas on separate dates in May 2020, and receive $100 in royalties for their event. Three more will be selected (red winners) and possibly receive a workshop, showcase or reading in 2020 or 2021.  

TO SEE LAST YEAR'S (2019) WINNERS CLICK HERE.

 

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GREAT NEWS!  THIS YEAR WE’RE JOINED BY ATTIC SALT THEATRE COMPANY (ASTC) IN ASHEVILLE, N.C.!

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ASTC will choose three winners for stage readings during their festival weekend in May 2020.  Details can be found on their website (https://www.atticsalt.org/).

 

Submissions accepted beginning November 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020.

 

  • Please keep your script to 75-95 pages (two act), or 60-75 pages (one act).

  • No musicals, farce, horror, sci-fi, experimental, children’s shows, or adaptations.

  • Playwright must own all rights pertaining to the submission.

  • Electronic submissions only.

  • Submissions should include your character breakdown and a short synopsis or logline.

  • Include playwright contact information.

  • Submission is $25 for Austin, TX (SWTP).  If you also wish to enter the Asheville, NC (ASTC) competition, you may do both for $35.

  • If either are the first to produce your play (World Premiere), SWTP or ASTC will receive “First Production” credit in all future publications of the play.

 

SUBMIT BY CLICKING "SUBMIT" or go to: https://southwesttheatreproductions.submittable.com/submit

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