YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS' CONTEST & FESTIVAL
Play submission deadline: March 15, 2021

RULES & GUIDELINES

1. Writers must be between 13-18 years of age.

 

2. Plays must fall into one these categories:

                                                           

  a.  Monologues

  b. 10-minutes-or-less plays

 

3. Plays may be in any style: comedy, drama, satire, musicals, etc.                                        

 

4. Plays may be written in English or Spanish.

 

5. Plays must be submitted as a Word .doc,  pdf,  google.doc,  or in snail mail in a standard play format.

 

6. Each submission must have a cover sheet with the following information:                           

  •  Title of play

  •  Author’s name

  •  Contact information: age, address, email, phone

  •  School, grade, teacher’s name

 

7. All plays will be read carefully by a panel of theatre arts judges and every entrant will be notified with a personal letter by April 15, 2021.

 

8. We will select 6 winners in each category and create a Zoom reading/performance of their work in June 2021.

 

9. Winners will receive a royalty payment for their play as well as the performance of their work.

 

  • Deadline: March 15, 2021.  There is no entry fee.

  • Submissions should be e-mailed to: ypcat21@gmail.com

  • or mailed to:  SC Actors’ Theatre, PO BOX 7084, Santa Cruz, CA. 95061

 

WE HOPE TO HEAR FROM TEACHERS AND THEIR STUDENTS SOON!

RESOURCES

Examples of theater styles, writing ideas, and play formats to consider.

 

Click below for

downloadable information.

 

MONOLOGUES

&

10 MINUTE PLAYS

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