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Actors Theatre National Ten-Minute Play Contest

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If you are a playwright then you have an opportunity to participate in “The National Ten-Minute Play Contest”, provide by Actors Theatre.  Plays that have received equity waiver showcase productions are eligible for this contest. In this contest, the literary staff at Actors Theatre of Louisville connects with American playwrights and introduced to vibrant new voices on the stage. A $1,000 cash prize will be given to the winning candidate.

Actors Theatre of Louisville is a non-profit performing arts theater. The theatre offers an apprentice/intern training program designed to help recent college graduates make the transition from academic to professional theatre.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • Playwrights must be citizens or permanent residents of the USA.
  • Plays that have received Equity waiver showcase productions are eligible.
  • Characters in submitted plays should be in the age range 18-28.

How to Apply:

For the 2018 National Ten-Minute Play Contest, the playwrights must submit the scripts between September 1-November 1 (postmark dates). The guidelines are:

  • Characters in submitted plays should be in the age range 18-28.
  • Each script must be no more than ten pages long.  (We start counting pages after the title page and character list, if applicable.) The title page must include the playwright’s name, address, phone number and e-mail address. Each manuscript must be typed and individually bound or stapled.
  • Each playwright may submit only one script—send us your best!
  • Previously submitted plays, plays that have not received an Equity production, musicals, children’s shows, and any unsolicited longer one-act or full-length plays are not accepted and will not be returned nor receive a response. Plays that have received Equity waiver showcase productions are eligible. Playwrights must be citizens or permanent residents of the USA.

Supporting Documents:

Candidates must include the following information with the title page

  • The playwright’s name,
  • Address, phone number, and e-mail address.
  • Each manuscript must be typed and individually bound or stapled.

Submitting Details:

Completed application with all materials should be emailed to

National Ten-Minute Play Contest
Actors Theatre of Louisville
316 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202-4218

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The recipients who will win the contest considered for the Heideman Award of $1000 as well as for production in the Professional Training Company Tens and the Humana Festival of New American Plays.

Application Deadline:

The submission for the National Ten-Minute Play Contest will accept from September 1 – November 1, 2017.

Link for More Information:

https://actorstheatre.org/national-ten-minute-play-contest/

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