The Blank’s 23rd Annual Nationwide
YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
is now accepting submissions!
DEADLINE: Submissions must be postmarked OR e-mailed
by March 16, 2015
FEES: There are no fees for submitting your play(s)
ELIGIBILITY: Playwrights must be 19 years old or younger
ON March 15, 2015; co-written plays are allowed, provided
all writers meet age requirement.
CONTENT: Original plays and musicals on ANY subject!
LIMIT: Up to 3 plays per playwright or playwright team.
FORMAT: All script pages must be numbered (and printed for
mail submissions) on one side and unbound. Plays submitted
by e-mail MUST be in PDF format.
COVER SHEET: Submissions MUST include a Cover Sheet with:
Title, Playwright Name, Playwright Date of Birth
(with year), Age, School Name, E-Mail Address,
Contact Phone Number, Mailing Address
NO RETURNS: Scripts will NOT be returned so please
do not send any originals.
NOTIFICATION: We will contact Festival Competition
winners in May 2015
PERFORMANCE: Winning plays will be performed in
the Festival in Los Angeles in June 2015.
SUBMIT BY E-MAIL:
Send as PDF format with the play title in subject line to:
SUBMIT BY MAIL:
Young Playwrights Festival
c/o The Blank Theatre
PO Box 1094
Los Angeles, CA 90078
The Blank Theatre Young Playwrights Festival is a 22-year-old nationwide playwriting competition for writers ages 9 to 19.
The 12 best plays are chosen by a panel of theatre professional from submissions across America.
No other national competition awards young playwrights with seeing their vision come to life on stage in a professional production.
Winning playwrights are provided careful mentoring and direction from industry professionals to help prepare their work for public performance and hone their skills, talent and confidence.
THIS YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL AT THE BLANK MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY:
Office of Councilmember Tom LaBonge CD 4
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
The Plum Foundation
The Rosenthal Family Foundation
The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation