Thursday, October 2, 2008

New Play Festival Submissions!

New Play Festival submissions are due Wednesday December 10, 2008 by
You may turn in an electronic copy to Laural Meade ( or
Beatrice Gonzales ( OR you may turn in 3 hard copies to
Beatrice in Keck Theater, Room 202 (see instructions below).

The New Play Festival is a weekend of staged readings and workshop
productions of student written plays, February 19-22, 2009. The
productions are professionally directed with some professional actors
and many student actors.

Any original play written by a current Oxy student will be accepted.

If you are turning in the three hard copies, please follow the following
* Put your name on the front cover only. DO NOT put your name on
every page.
* Include on the cover a phone number and email address where we
can reach you over the winter break. We will notify you on whether or
not your play was accepted at this time. Please check your email since
there is important information for those chosen.)

Please be advised that if your play is selected you will have certain
responsibilities as a New Play Festival writer including:
* attending at least 50% of rehearsals
* being open to input from your collaborators with a mind to
re-writing and developing our play
* attending set-up and strike days
* working with your director and the festival producers to mount
the piece (casting, fundraising, marketing, assembling a design team,
production assistance, etc.)

Auditions will be held at the beginning of next semester, please watch
your email for more information.

Please contact Beatrice Gonzales or Laural ( or ext. 2771) if you have
any questions.

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